Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (ACPHS)

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School Overview

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

www.acphs.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 1,098

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 288

Degree-seeking undergrads: 1,098

Setting

Urban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Bachelor’s
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.

Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (518) 694-7200
Website: www.acphs.edu
Type of School: 4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online: acphs.edu/admissions/freshmen/apply
Address: 106 New Scotland Avenue, Albany, NY 12208-3492
Setting: City: Small
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 1,331
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 48%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 9 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 1,224 (92% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $35,105
Out-of-state Tuition: $35,105
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 100%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $17,481

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 11
Health Professions and Related Programs 54
Physical Sciences 1
Grand total 75

* Based on programs that produced 2018-2019 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $35,105
Out-of-state $35,105
Books and supplies $1,000

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $24,565
Out-of-state $24,565

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2017-2018

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 185 100%
Grant or scholarship aid 185 100% $17,481
Student loan aid 155 84% $11,346

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 854 96% $13,497
Federal student loans 784 88% $6,552

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2019

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 1,985 633 1,352
Percent admitted 100% 74% 71%
Percent admitted who enrolled 10% 13% 8%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences Enrollment, Fall 2019

Total Enrollment 1,331
Undergraduate enrollment 859
Graduate enrollment 472

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education
    • Pharmacy (PHAR) - Professional degree programs

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does 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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