A Quick Look

A summary of facts and figures about MGH Institute of Health Professions from fiscal year 2023.

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 and profession-specific accrediting agencies. Approved by the Massachusetts Board of Higher Education
  • Chronicle of Higher Education Great College to Work For: 2010–2019, 2021
  • Health Professions Higher Education Excellence in Diversity winner: 2017-2023

Facilities & Programs

  • Located in historic Charlestown Navy Yard, Boston
  • State-of-the-art interactive classrooms/labs programs
  • 174,000 square feet of space in 6 buildings
  • Wide variety of online and in-person certificate, professional development and prerequisite course offerings
  • Entry-level graduate programs top-ranked by U.S. News & World Report
  • More than 800 clinical affiliations at Mass General Brigham sites and other leading hospitals, community health centers, clinical sites, and educational institutions
  • Six centers serving Charlestown and Greater Boston within the Sanders IMPACT Practice Center

Faculty & Staff


Average student/faculty ratio


FTE Faculty


FTE Staff


FTE Senior Administrators


Faculty with doctoral or terminal degree

Student Demographics

  • Students from 49 states and 18 countries
  • Licensure pass rates at or above national averages
  • Percent of direct-entry programs leading to top careers according to U.S. News & World Report: 100%
  • Women: 84%, Men: 16%
  • Asian: 15%, Black or African American: 6%, Hispanic: 10%, White: 58%, 2 or more races: 4%, Unknown: 6%
  • International students: 2%


Total Student Enrollment


Graduation Rate



Research & Finance


Active Grants


Total value of active grants


Research centers and labs for grant-funded scholars


Published research articles in FY23


Of free care to local community at the Sanders IMPACT Center


Operating Budget




Students receiving financial aid


Total scholarships/grants awarded