Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (ACPHS)

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Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (formerly known as Albany College of Pharmacy) is privately owned and operated four-year college whose primary mission is to train highly skilled health care professionals. The college is based in Albany, New York, but also has a regional campus in the city of Colchester, Vermont.

ACPHS has a total annual enrollment of approximately 1,700 student and a full-time stafff of roughly 120. The college offers both undergraduate and graduate degrees in Pharmacy and Health Sciences. Specifically the institution offers bachelor’s degrees in Health and Human Sciences, Microbiology, Pharmaceutical Science, and Chemistry and Biomedical Technology; master’s degrees in Cytotechnology & Molecular Cytology, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Health Outcomes Research, Biotechnology, and Biotechnology-Cytotechnology; and a Doctor of Pharmacy (Pharm.D.) degree program. Through academic partnerships with other higher education institutions in the region, student can also earn a joint degree in business, medicine or law.

General Information

Admission Office

106 New Scotland Avenue

Albany, NY 12208-3492

(518) 694-7221

(888) 203-8010

Fax: (518) 694-7322

Contact: Carly Connors

Director of Admissions
Main Address

106 New Scotland Avenue

Albany, NY 12208-3492

(518) 694-7200

Total undergrads: 1,098

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 288

Degree-seeking undergrads: 1,098


Urban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
First Professional

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $75

Online application fee: $75
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 62%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 80%

College Majors

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences
Clinical Laboratory Science B
Cytotechnology B
Cytotechnology C
Health Services – General B
Pharmaceutical Sciences B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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