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106 New Scotland Avenue

Albany, NY 12208-3492

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Phone: (518) 694-7200
2013-2014 Tuition
$28,900
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Admissions
rolling admission

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Summary

Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences is a private institution that was founded in 1881. It has a urban setting. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Its tuition and fees are $28,900 (2013-14).

School mission and unique qualities (as provided by the school):

Mission/Vision:
Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences is committed to graduating the best health care minds in the world.

General Information:
Established in 1881, Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences is a private, independent institution committed to graduating the best health care minds in the world. There are more than 1,600 students enrolled at the College and approximately 100 full-time faculty members.

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.

General Information

School type private, coed college
Year founded 1881
Religious affiliation N/A
Academic calendar semester
Setting city
2012 Endowment N/A

Applying

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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Application deadline rolling
SAT/ACT scores must be received by February 1

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Academic Life

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Student Life

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Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority N/A
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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

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Paying for School

At Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, 81.7 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $9,719.

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 $28,900 (2013-14)
Room and board $10,000 (2013-14)
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