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Fact Sheet

Faculty & Staff

  • Average student/faculty ratio: 10.7:1
  • FTE faculty: 111
  • FTE staff: 86
  • FTE senior administrators: 13
  • Percent of faculty with doctoral or other terminal degree: 71%
  • Faculty with highest honors in field: 23

Student Demographics

  • Women: 82%, Men: 19%
  • American/Alaska Native: <1%, Asian: 9%, Black or African American: 5%, Hispanic: 6%, Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: <1%, White: 63%, Unknown: 16%
  • International students: 2%

Financial Aid

  • Students receiving financial aid: 92%
  • Total student loan volume: $37.9 million
  • Total scholarship/grant budget: $5.6 million
  • Average student debt: $91,440
  • Average graduate salaries: $71,000–$101,260

Finances

  • Operating budget: $47.7 million
  • Endowment: $36.5 million
  • Cost of programs: $61,700 to $124,000, depending on length and degree level

Facilities

  • Located in historic Charlestown Navy Yard, Boston
  • 159,000 square feet of space in seven buildings
  • State-of-the-art interactive classrooms and labs
  • Dedicated research center and research labs for grant-funded scholars

Serving the Community

  • Centers serving Charlestown and Greater Boston: Speech, Language and Literacy Center; Aphasia Center; and Physical Therapy Center for Clinical Education and Health Promotion; and Occupational Therapy Center for Functional Living
  • Centers provide more than 10,000 hours ($1 million) in free services annually
  • Annual Community Day serves 40 local nonprofits

General Information

  • Not-for-profit health professions graduate school founded in 1977 by Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH)
  • Incorporated in 1985 as a subsidiary of MGH; 18-member independent Board of Trustees
  • Member of Partners HealthCare System
  • Accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC) and profession-specific  accrediting agencies
  • Approved by the Massachusetts Board of Higher Education
  • Chronicle of Higher Education Great College to Work For: 2010-2013, honor roll in 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017

Programs

  • Programs in nursing, occupational therapy, physical therapy, physician assistant studies, speech-language pathology, health professions education, and a PhD in Rehabilitation Sciences
  • Wide variety of on-site and online courses
  • Clinical affiliations with more than 350 hospitals, community health centers, and various other clinical sites and educational institutions
  • Licensure pass rates at or above national averages
  • Entry-level graduates employed in their respective fields within six months of graduation: 90–100%
  • Alumni: 6,652

Students

  • Total student enrollment: 1,557, a 80% increase since 2007
  • Percent of applicants offered admission to entry-level graduate programs: 31%
  • Number of students awarded Schweitzer Fellowships: 39
  • Graduation rate: 96%

Data as of December 31, 2016.