Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (MCPHS) has been a respected global leader in healthcare education since 1823. It is fully committed to helping international students channel their talents and passions into rewarding healthcare careers, both in the United States and throughout the world.
International students at MCPHS are expertly supported and prepared for entering the world of American healthcare. This has proven successful with remarkable alumni from all over the globe. Almost 1,000 international students from around 100 countries make up more than 15 percent of MCPHS's student body, creating an enriching, dynamic, and vibrant community.
At MCPHS, international students are immersed in a unique interdisciplinary, team-based world of professional healthcare. It prepares them to succeed in the healthcare field as a medical professional, educator, or researcher.
Students have access to internships, clinical placements, and research opportunities. These come from the university's longstanding partnerships with neighboring medical institutions in Boston's Longwood Medical and Academic Area.
MCPHS's faculty and staff members offer personalized services for international students, which enhance learning and development. From visa guidance to academic mentoring, the MCPHS Community helps students with their transition to the United States. This provides them with the tools they need to succeed at a university whose rankings demonstrate student career success.
MCPHS ranks first in the United States for university earning power (Wall Street Journal/Times Higher Education 2018). Money Magazine ranks it as the most transformative college in the United States for enhancing the lives of students. MCPHS's network of more than 32,000 alumni work in virtually every sector of healthcare, not only in the United States, but throughout the world.