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Fact Sheet

Faculty & Staff

  • Average student/faculty ratio: 13:1
  • FTE faculty: 122
  • FTE staff: 114
  • FTE senior administrators: 17
  • Percent of faculty with doctoral or other terminal degree: 76%
  • Faculty with highest honors in field: 21

Student Demographics

  • Women: 83%, Men: 17%
  • American/Alaska Native: <1%, Asian: 12%, Black or African American: 5%, Hispanic: 8%, White: 62%, two or more races: 4%, Unknown: 9%
  • International students: 2%

Financial Aid

  • Students receiving financial aid: 79%
  • Total student loan volume: $48.7 million
  • Total scholarship/grant budget: $6.5 million
  • Average student debt: $107,708
  • Average graduate salaries: $80,400

Finances

  • Operating budget: $59.9 million
  • Endowment: $46.7 million
  • Cost of programs: $53,900 to $142,400, 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 2019: over 100

Facilities

  • Located in historic Charlestown Navy Yard, Boston
  • 181,000 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
  • The only degree-granting affiliate of Mass General Brigham
  • 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: 2010-2019

Programs

  • Programs in genetic counseling, nursing, occupational therapy, physical therapy, physician assistant studies, speech-language pathology, health professions education, and PhD programs in rehabilitation sciences and health professions education
  • Entry-level graduate programs top-rated by U.S. News & World Report
  • Clinical affiliations at Mass General Brigham as well as with more than 450 hospitals, community health centers, and other clinical sites and educational institutions
  • Wide variety of online and in-person professional development and prerequisite course offerings

Students

  • Total student enrollment: 1,609
  • Percent of applicants offered admission to entry-level graduate programs: 41%
  • Number of students awarded Schweitzer Fellowships: 41
  • Graduation rate: 96%
  • Licensure pass rates at or above national averages
  • Entry-level graduates employed in their respective fields within six months of graduation: 95-100%
  • Alumni: 8,415

Data as of December 31, 2019.