Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

Albany, NY

Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, established in 1881, is a private, independent institution with campuses in Albany, NY and Colchester, VT.

Tuition & Fees

$36,745

$36,745

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
8%
600-699
51%
500-599
37%
400-499
4%
700-800
22%
600-699
47%
500-599
30%
400-499
1%
700-800
3%
600-699
20%
500-599
47%
400-499
30%
30-36
22%
24-29
54%
18-23
24%
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undergraduateRatios

38%

male

62%

female

1

teacher

8

students

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Moderately Selective

71%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,575
Declined + 641
Total Received 2,216
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Private (nonprofit)

794

undergraduate students

446

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Pharmaceutical Science
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Codes

SAT 2013
ACT 2672

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School Facts

Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, established in 1881, is a private, independent institution with campuses in Albany, NY and Colchester, VT.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 1,240
Established in 1881
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  APHE (Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education)
•  CAAHEP (Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs)
•  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)
•  NAACLS (National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences)

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Albany, NY

Urban campus in Albany (population: 98,251). Served by air, bus, and train. Major airport serves Albany (10 miles); train station serves Rensselaer (five miles). Public transportation serves campus.

Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
106 New Scotland Avenue
Albany, NY 12208-3492

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
54%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
89%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age
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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
8%
600-699
51%
500-599
37%
400-499
4%
700-800
22%
600-699
47%
500-599
30%
400-499
1%
700-800
3%
600-699
20%
500-599
47%
400-499
30%
30-36
22%
24-29
54%
18-23
24%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $75
(waived for students who visit campus)
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline February 1 (priority deadline)
July 1
School has early decision program yes
Early decision program application deadline November 1
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline December 1
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Recommended
SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

71%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,575
Declined + 641
Total Received 2,216

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Standardized test scores

Important

Class rank
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Interview
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Secondary school record

Considered

Character/ personal qualities
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Kevin Rivenburg
Director of Admissions
P: 518 694-7221
F: 518 694-7322
admissions@acphs.edu

Financial Aid

46%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$18,096

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $36,120
Room $6,800
Board $4,246
Additional fees $625
Books & supplies $1,000
Total $48,791
Average Financial Aid - $18,096
Total with Avg. Aid $30,695
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Financial Aid Deadline

FAFSA
May 1

State aid form
May 1

Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

State aid form

Financial Aid Office

P: 518 694-7256
F: 518 694-7121
financial_aid@acphs.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Kathleen Montague
Director of Financial Aid
kathleen.montague@acphs.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
basketball
cross-country
soccer
track and field (outdoor)

Club Sports - Men's

dance, equestrian sports, golf, hockey, lacrosse, skiing, tennis, ultimate Frisbee

Club Sports - Women's

dance, equestrian sports, lacrosse, skiing, tennis

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, volleyball

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Athletic Directors

Billy Lyons (men's)
Interim Director Of Athletics
email

Billy Lyons (women's)
Interim Director Of Athletics
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Hudson Valley Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (HVIAC), United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA)
Mascot
Panther
School colors
Maroon

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Biomedical Technology
Clinical Laboratory Sciences
Cytotechnology/Molecular Cytology
Microbiology
Molecular Biosciences
Pharmaceutical Sciences
Pharmacy
Public Health
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Pharmaceutical Science

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

1,240

total students

NA%

in-state

NA%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

64%

794
students

Female
62%
490

Male
38%
304

36%

446
students

Female
60%
266

Male
40%
180

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

98%

785
students

Female
62%
483

Male
38%
302

2%

9
students

Female
78%
7

Male
22%
2

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Student Break-down

6%
Nonresident aliens
6%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
18%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Hispanic/Latino
54%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

33%

Transfer applicants accepted

32%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.50
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Required of Some
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of All
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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Personal
  • Psychological

Remedial services offered

  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

100%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Other
  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 20
Countries most often represented Canada
Egypt
India
Nigeria
South Korea
Vietnam
Special services offered for international applicants

International Student Contact

Kevin Rivenburg
Director of Admissions
518 694-7183
kevin.rivenburg@acphs.edu

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