General Information

Founded in 1881, Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences is a private, independent institution with a long tradition of academic and research excellence. The College is committed to educating the next generation of leaders in the health care professions and advancing innovative research that translates scientific discoveries into therapies that benefit humankind. In addition to its Doctor of Pharmacy program, ACPHS offers six bachelor’s programs and five graduate programs in the health sciences. The College’s main campus is located in Albany, New York; its satellite campus is in Colchester, Vermont. 


The academic programs of the College seek to instill values, attitudes, and skills that enable lifelong intellectual, cultural, personal, and professional growth. Through a blend of required and elective courses, the College strives to expose students to the complexities of the world and prepare them to become valuable participants in it.

Student Life

Learn more about our Albany and Vermont campuses, study abroad opportunities offered by the College, and the various programs in place to support student success.