Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences has been a leader in healthcare education since 1823 when it
started as a college. Now a fully accredited university, MCPHS is the doorway to recognition worldwide in the healthcare
industry as a graduate from a renowned American institution.
As the one of the oldest institutions of higher education in the United States with the most modern facilities, MCPHS is
recognized in the higher echelons of the healthcare industry for excellence in healthcare education, professional training,
and preparation of our graduates for the challenges of being a demanding and successful practitioner.
For the second year in a row, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (MCPHS) has been ranked #1 in New England for median salary. We are ranked #4 nationally, placing us ahead of other premier universities including Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. We produce graduates who make a median annual income of $113,400, ten years after enrolling. Because our students rank among the top earners in the nation, we were ranked the #1 college in the country for value by Forbes* in 2015.
Is there a better city than Boston to be a student? We don't think so! With more than 50 colleges and universities enrolling some 350,000 collegians, the greater Boston area is America's College Town. One in five people passing you on the street is connected to higher education, a sure sign that the best and brightest flock to Boston. MCPHS is located in the heart of Boston, in the Longwood Medical and Academic Area with many world renowned universities and hospitals including Harvard Medical School, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Children's Hospital, and Dana Farber Cancer Institute just to name a few. The campus is accessible to several bus lines, as well as the Green Line E Heath Street line which is less than a two minute walk to the MCPHS campus.
MCPHS has two residence halls, Fennell Hall and Matricaria Hall located directly on the MCPHS campus. MCPHS also rents space at Evans Way, which is located one block away from the MCPHS campus at Wentworth Institute of Technology, as well as Commonwealth Avenue, located at Bay State College, which is just a short ride on the Green line.