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Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences is a private institution that was founded in 1881. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,079 and its setting is city. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Its tuition and fees are $27,630 (2012-13).
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In addition to the doctor of pharmacy program, the College offers graduate degrees in Biotechnology, Cytotechnology & Molecular Cytology, Health Outcomes Research, and Pharmaceutical Sciences. Joint degrees are also available in the fields of medicine, law, and business through cooperative agreements with area institutions.
Many opportunities exist for ACPHS pharmacy students to work side-by-side with faculty on groundbreaking research in areas such as cancer, infectious disease, and obesity. Interested students may also pursue research at the College's Pharmaceutical Research Institute (PRI), a center for drug discovery and development, that employs nearly 50 international experts in fields such as nanotechnology, medicinal chemistry, molecular biology, and cell biology.
ACPHS students benefit from the College's extensive network of pharmacy alumni and practice sites, which provides them with a wide range of settings to hone their practice skills. The College's investment in global initiatives has led to an expanded list of international destinations for pharmacy students seeking unique practice experiences.
The College has a satellite campus in Colchester, Vermont, that is home to the only pharmacy program in the state. The ACPHS-Vermont campus offers a four-year Doctor of Pharmacy degree. Students interested in applying to the program must possess a pre-pharmacy education or a baccalaureate degree in a relevant discipline.
|School type||private, coed college|
When applying to Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, it's important to note the application deadline is rolling, and the early decision deadline is November 1. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due February 1. The application fee at Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences is $75.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
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|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||February 1|
The student-faculty ratio at Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences is 13:1, and the school has 38.6 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences include: Pharmacy; Pharmaceutical Sciences; and Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist.
|4-year graduation rate||68|
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Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,079, with a gender distribution of 41.4 percent male students and 58.6 percent female students. At this school, 45.0 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 55.0 percent of students live off campus.
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Campus Info & Services
Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, health service, and health insurance. Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc).
|Students who have cars on campus||N/A|
|Health insurance offered||Yes|
|Students required to own/lease a computer||Yes|
Paying for School
At Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, 76.1 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $9,340.
Paying for college doesn't have to be difficult or devastating. Go to the Paying for College knowledge center to get advice on raising cash and reducing costs.
|Tuition and fees||$27,630 (2012-13)|
|Room and board||$9,760 (2012-13)|
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* Overview details based on 2011 data