Massachusetts School Of Professional Psychology

Overview of Massachusetts School Of Professional Psychology

The main campus of MSPP is in Boston, MA (a large city). The school is a private, not-for-profit school. MSPP offers degrees up to the Doctoral degree.

Areas of Study

The school students most commonly major in a field related to medicine, therapy and counseling.

MSPP Selectivity

MSPP does not accept everyone who applies.


Salaries for full-time faculty at the school are higher than most, allowing the school to afford quality teaching.

Student Body

In 2007-2008, MSPP had 304 enrolled students. Females make the bulk of the student body at the school.

More complete details are provided below.

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Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology
221 Rivermoor St
Boston , MA 02132

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MSPP Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Therapy and Counseling63clinical psychology, counseling psychology, school psychology

Number of programs and degrees for MSPP in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Doctor's degree511
Master's degree183

MSPP Student Body

In 2007-2008, MSPP had a total enrollment of 304 students (267 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Graduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 46%
Black 1%
Hispanic 4%
Asian 2%
Unknown 45%
(Foreign Students) 2%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
22-24 23%
25-29 42%
30-34 16%
35-39 9%
40-49 8%
50-64 2%

MSPP Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Boston, Massachusetts for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Massachusetts Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

MSPP Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount

Financial Aid:
MSPP participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 2163600)

MSPP Faculty

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured and not on tenure track11

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Instructorcalendar year1*1*
All faculty totalcalendar year1*1*

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

MSPP Degree Programs (2007)


Therapy And Counseling
Clinical Psychology
Counseling Psychology
School Psychology

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MSPP Highlights

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What Sets MSPP Apart:

Female % of student body
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% of degrees in medicine
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Salaries of full-time faculty
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Degrees concentrated in limited number of degree programs
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