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MCPHS Demographics & Diversity

Boston, Massachusetts

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Very High

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at MCPHS are predominantly White with a sizeable Asian population. The school has very high racial diversity. 58% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences students
Race Percent of Students
White 42%
Black 7%
Hispanic 5%
Asian 24%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 1%
International 13%
Race Unknown 8%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Very Low

There are 177% more female students than male students enrolled at Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences with a gender ratio of 73% women to 27% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, MCPHS has a much lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is much less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 27%
Women 73%
Enrollment by gender for Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences students
Gender Number of Students
Men 1,988
Women 5,513

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Low

MCPHS serves a low number of students outside of Massachusetts, with 60 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 60%
Out of State 29%
Foreign 11%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$72,630 per year

38% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
7,501
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 11.6%
Part time Undergrads 4.6%

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.