Massachusetts Pharmacy Schools

By | April 29, 2018

The Massachusetts pharmacy schools were built for those who own a bachelor degree and want to pursue a four-year advanced degree of Doctor of Pharmacy (or PharmD) in Massachusetts. Please note that PCAT which stands for Pharmacy College Admissions Test is required for applicants for admissions to pharmacy schools, while Doctor of Pharmacy is a must for those who want to consider working as a pharmacist in Massachusetts.

This page lists all Massachusetts pharmacy colleges that are accredited by the ACPE – Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education. Included are complete contact information and website addresses of all Pharmacy schools, colleges, and universities within the state of Massachusetts.

Rank Pharmacy University Pharmacy Department
1 Northeastern University
Bouve College of Health Sciences
Address: 215 Behrakis Building, Boston, MA 02115
Phone: (617) 373-3321
E-mail: [email protected]
School of Pharmacy
Northeastern University School of Pharmacy
2 Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
School of Pharmacy
Address: 179 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA 02115
Phone: (617) 732-2850
E-mail: [email protected]
School of Pharmacy

Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences


Massachusetts (English Commonwealth of Massachusetts) is a state located in the eastern United States, on the shores of the Atlantic Ocean.

State history

The colony got its name from the local Massachusett tribe, which means “great mountain place”. The first settlement was founded in Plymouth by religious refugees who sailed on the Mayflower ship. They were followed by the Puritans who founded the Massachusetts Bay Colony. Massachusetts was one of 13 American colonies that started a rebellion against England. On February 6, 1788, Massachusetts ratified the US Constitution and became the sixth state of the new state.

Laws and administration

The state capital is the city of Boston, its governor is Mitt Romney, a member of the Republican Party. The state has 10 representatives in the lower house of Congress, all of whom are Democrats.

Massachusetts is known as the most leftist and most liberal of the American states. On May 17, 2004, Massachusetts began to register same-sex marriages for the first time in the United States, according to a decision by the State Supreme Court.


According to itypetravel, Massachusetts is bordered by New Hampshire and Vermont to the north, New York to the west, Connecticut and Rhode Island to the south, and the Atlantic Ocean to the east. The islands of Martha’s Vineyard and Nantucket are located to the south. Boston is the state’s largest city (about 5.8 million), but most of the metropolitan population lives in the suburbs.

Massachusetts is called the Bay State because of the several bays along its coast: Massachusetts Bay, Cape Cod Bay, Buzzards Bay, and Narragansett Bay.


The state’s 1999 gross product was $262 billion, 11th in the United States. In 2002, the personal income per person in the state was about 40 thousand dollars, the 3rd in the country.

The state’s main agricultural products are seafood, seedlings, dairy products, cranberries, and vegetables. The main industrial products are machine tools, electrical equipment, scientific instruments, printing and publishing, and tourism. Higher education, healthcare, and financial services also play an important economic role.

Demographic Information

The state’s population (in 2003) was 6.4 million.

Religious affiliation of the population:

  • Catholics – 54%
  • Protestants – 27%
  • Other Christians – 1%
  • Other religions (mainly Jews – 5%
  • Non-religious – 8%

Main Protestant groups: Baptists – 4% of the population of the state, Episcopal Church – 3%, Methodists and Congregationalists – 2% each

Education and science

Massachusetts is a small state, but it has a large concentration of scientific and educational institutions. Only in Boston (and suburbs) there are 8 so-called. research universities: Boston College, Boston University, Brandeis, Harvard, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Northeastern University, Tufts, and the University of Massachusetts-Boston.

One university (Harvard) belongs to the Ivy League, three belong to the Seven Sisters League of Women’s Universities (Mount Holyoke, Smith College and Wellesley College). Outside of Boston are five Pioneer Valley colleges of great repute: the aforementioned Mount Holyoke and Smith College, as well as Hampshire College, Amherst College, and the University of Massachusetts-Amherst; and besides them the College of Williams and the State College of Worcester. The most famous technological universities, in addition to the world-famous Massachusetts Institute of Technology: Worcester Polytechnic Institute and the University of Massachusetts – Lowell.

In addition, the Berkeley Conservatory and the New England Conservatory are well-known, as well as the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute and the Marine Biological Laboratory.