MCPHS University

Quick Facts

College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences


Boston, MA


Certificates,  Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

Popular Majors

Pharmacist, Nursing, Pharmaceutical Science, Physician Assistant, Pre-Med, Dental Hygenist, Radiation Therapist

Total Students

Undergrad Students




Room and Board

$33,620 (undergrad)

$21,510 (graduate)



 Average Net Price *



Distance from Boston

School Website


School Website

* Average Net Price is is the actual average cost to students for attending the college.  This is calculated by adding the cost of attendance (tuition, fees and room and board where applicable) and subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship.

MCPHS University is  the oldest institution of higher education in the entire city.  It focuses on healthcare professions and was formerly known as Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences.  Since the college's founding in 1823, the school has been on the cutting edge of innovation in health care education. 

The university offers undergraduate programs such as dental hygiene, radiological sciences, physician assistant studies,  nursing,  pharmacy, pharmaceutical science, and pharmaceutical marketing and management. Additionally, the school offers undergraduate programs in chemistry, health psychology, public health, molecular biology, and pre-medical sciences.

The college also offers graduate studies in a broad range of medical fields, including medicinal chemistry, pharmacology, pharmaceutics, natural products, optometry, drug regulatory affairs and health policy. The school also offers advanced certifications in dental hygiene, magnetic resonance imaging, nuclear medicine technology, diagnostic medical sonography, computed tomography, radiography, and radiation therapy for medical technologists.

The Boston campus is located in the heart of the world-renowned Longwood Medical and Academic Area. This provides students with opportunities for academic and clinical experiences at some of the most prestigious medical and research institutions. It is just steps away from Boston's best cultural, entertainment and recreational areas.