|Applicant Competition||Very Low|
The acceptance rate at MCPHS is 91%. It ranks #66 in Massachusetts for lowest rate of acceptance. Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences is an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance if you meet the admission requirements. Last year, 4,381 out of 4,808 applicants were admitted.
The school has average admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 58 percent (SAT 970/1208 ACT 20/27). Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.41. 16% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
The MCPHS application fee is $0 and applications are due by Feb 1.
You are required to submit admission test scores with your application. Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to determine if testing requirements are temporarily suspended due to COVID-19.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||480|
|SAT Math 25th||490|
|SAT Composite 25th||970|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||590|
|SAT Math 75th||618|
|SAT Composite 75th||1208|
|Average SAT Score||1090|
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences?
Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences typically prefers applicants to be in the top 66 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 970 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 850. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1090 out of 1600. MCPHS ranks #29 in Massachusetts for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 85 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1208 and Above||Good||>95%|
|1089 to 1208||Avg +||91%-95%|
|970 to 1089||Avg -||86%-91%|
|851 to 970||Reach||78%-86%|
|Less than 851||Low||<78%|
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||19|
|ACT Math 25th||20|
|ACT Composite 25th||20|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||27|
|ACT Math 75th||28|
|ACT Composite 75th||27|
|Average ACT Score||23|
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into MCPHS?
Admission data indicates that MCPHS regularly accepts students with ACT's of 20 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 49 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 24 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 27 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #30 in Massachusetts for highest average ACT composite score. 15 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|27 and Above||Good||>95%|
|23 to 27||Avg +||91%-95%|
|20 to 23||Avg -||87%-91%|
|17 to 20||Reach||80%-87%|
|Less than 17||Low||<80%|
What GPA do you need to get into Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences?
Applicants require above average high school grades to get into MCPHS. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences was 3.41 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #29 in Massachusetts for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.41 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as MCPHS accepts 91% of all applicants.
GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||15%||20%||16%|
The application deadline for Fall 2022 has passed. Applications were due on Feb 1, 2022.
The cost for prospective students to apply to Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences is $0. The school is free to apply to.
What are the requirements for admission to Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Neither required nor recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Required|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=166656 IPEDS survey data for Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences.
85% of students submit their SAT scores to MCPHS. 15% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
91% of those who apply are granted admission to MCPHS. Admission competition is and the college has average admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 970 and 1208. 85% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 20 and 27. 15% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.