Apply - Graduate Student

The PharmCAS deadline for fall 2016 admission has been extended until May 15! See details below.

Apply with PharmCAS for these programs

The deadline to submit your PharmCAS application has been extended to May 15, 2016. Students who wish to apply to any of the three (3) programs listed above may still submit an application to PharmCAS by following these steps:

  1. Create an account in PharmCAS and receive a PharmCAS ID#.
  2. Email your ID# to Ann Bruno at graduate@acphs.edu.
  3. Upon receipt of the ID#, we will notify you that your extension has been approved.  
  4. Remember, ALL materials must be submitted no later than May 15 for fall 2016 admission consideration.

Please see details below for a full list of PharmCAS Application Requirements.

Apply with AHCAS for these programs

The application deadlines to the above two (2) programs are April 15, 2016 for all international applicants (those who will need an F-1 visa to study in the United States) and June 15, 2016 for all U.S. citizens and permanent residents.  These deadlines have not changed and remain the same.

Applicants are encouraged to submit the application and all required materials well in advance of these deadlines for the best possible chances of admission and aid. Decisions are made on a rolling basis. Please see details below for AHCAS Application Requirements.

* PLEASE NOTE that the M.S. program in Pharmaceutical Sciences is a two-year, research-oriented graduate degree program and does not lead to professional licensure as a pharmacist. If your goal is to become a professionally-licensed pharmacist, please choose the Doctor of Pharmacy as your program choice on the PharmCAS application. If you have any questions, email us at graduate@acphs.edu.

PharmCAS Application Requirements

Instructions on how to apply are available on the PharmCAS application. Please review them carefully to avoid delays in processing your application.

Please note that only complete applications will be reviewed for admission. A complete application includes the following documents and information:

  • A fully completed PharmCAS application.
  • GRE scores that are less than 5 years old. Official score reports should be sent directly from ETS to the College using the ACPHS college code 2013.
  • Two References. The names and contact information of two professional/academic references should be entered directly into the application. References will be contacted directly by PharmCAS with instructions on how to upload their letters directly into the student application.
  • Personal Essay outlining why you wish to attend graduate school in your chosen field of study; uploaded directly into the application.
  • Official Transcripts and/or official Foreign Credential Evaluations* from all colleges attended, regardless if a degree was earned or not. Please note: All transcripts from US colleges must be sent directly to PharmCAS using the official transcript request form from the "colleges attended" section on the application.  *Students who attended college outside the United States must obtain an official WES or ECE evaluation of all foreign transcripts.  The official evaluation must be sent directly to PharmCAS.
  • International students must also provide official TOEFL scores (minimum 84) or IELTS scores (minimum 7) that are less than two years old.  These should be sent directly to the College.

AHCAS Application Requirements

Instructions on how to apply are available on the AHCAS application. Please review them carefully to avoid delays in processing your application. 

Please note that only complete applications will be reviewed for admission. A complete application will include the following documents and information:

  • Fully complete AHCAS application.
  • GRE scores that are less than 5 years old. Official score reports should be sent directly from ETS to the College using the ACPHS college code 2013.
  • Two References. The names and contact information of two professional/academic references should be entered directly into the application. References will be contacted directly by AHCAS with instructions on how  to upload their letters into the student application.
  • A current resume, which should be uploaded directly into the application.
  • Personal Essay outlining why you wish to attend graduate school in your chosen field of study.
  • Official Transcripts and/or official Foreign Credential Evaluations* from all colleges attended, regardless if a degree was earned or not. Please note: All transcripts from US colleges must be sent directly to AHCAS using the official transcript request form from the "colleges attended" section on the application.  *Students who attended college outside the United States must obtain an official WES or ECE evaluation of all foreign transcripts.  The official evaluation must be sent directly to AHCAS.
  • International students must also provideofficialTOEFL scores (minimum 84)orIELTS scores (minimum 7) that are less than two years old.  These must be sent directly to the College.

Helpful Mailing Addresses

AHCAS Transcript Verification
PO Box 9127
Watertown, MA 02471 

PharmCAS Transcript Department 
PO Box 9109
Watertown, MA 02471 

Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
Office of Graduate Admission 
106 New Scotland Ave.
Albany, NY 12208

Questions?

Ann Bruno
Office of Graduate Studies
106 New Scotland Avenue
Albany, NY 12208
(518) 694-7130 
graduate@acphs.edu