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Fact Sheet

Faculty & Staff

  • Average student/faculty ratio: 11:1
  • FTE faculty: 114
  • FTE staff: 106
  • FTE senior administrators: 13
  • Percent of faculty with doctoral or other terminal degree: 77%
  • Faculty with highest honors in field: 21

Student Demographics

  • Women: 82%, Men: 18%
  • American/Alaska Native: <1%, Asian: 10%, Black or African American: 6%, Hispanic: 8%, Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: <1%, White: 64%, Two of more races: 4%, Unknown: 8%
  • International students: 2%

Financial Aid

  • Students receiving financial aid: 78%
  • Total student loan volume: $39.1 million
  • Total scholarship/grant budget: $6.5 million
  • Average student debt: $108,109
  • Cohort default rate: 1.3%
  • Repayment rate: 86% (This represents the percentage of our borrowers entering into repayment within 3 years of leaving school.)
  • Average graduate salaries: $65,400–$101,400

Finances

  • Operating budget: $56.0 million
  • Endowment: $42.1 million
  • Cost of programs: $68,000 to $137,000, depending on length and degree level

Research

  • Dedicated research centers and labs for grant-funded scholars
  • Total value of active grants: $18.4 million
  • Active grants: 28
  • Research articles published by faculty in 2018: 115

Facilities

  • Located in historic Charlestown Navy Yard, Boston
  • 182,000 square feet of space in 7 buildings
  • State-of-the-art interactive classrooms/labs

Serving the Community

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
  • Accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE) and profession-specific  accrediting agencies
  • Approved by the Massachusetts Board of Higher Education
  • Chronicle of Higher Education Great College to Work For: 2010-2018

Programs

  • Programs in genetic counseling, nursing, occupational therapy, physical therapy, physician assistant studies, speech-language pathology, health professions education, and a PhD in Rehabilitation Sciences
  • Entry-level graduate programs top-rated by U.S. News & World Report
  • Clinical affiliations at Partners HealthCare as well as with more than 450 hospitals, community health centers, and other clinical sites and educational institutions

Students

  • Total student enrollment: 1,593, a 91% increase since 2008
  • Percent of applicants offered admission to entry-level graduate programs: 36%
  • Number of students awarded Schweitzer Fellowships: 41
  • Graduation rate: 96%
  • Retention rate: 96%
  • Licensure pass rates at or above national averages
  • Entry-level graduates employed in their respective fields within six months of graduation: 90-100%
  • Alumni: 7,677

Data as of December 31, 2018.