Admissions


Office of Admissions

Expand your possibilities at Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. We are devoted to the study of human health and providing every student the chance to gain real-world experience in their chosen field.

Advancing Health Care for All

Secure your future at one of the top-ranked schools in the nation for return on investment 20, 30 and 40 years after enrollment and for salary of its graduates.

Help medically underserved communities while gaining first-hand experience in the entire range of pharmacy operations at one of the few colleges in the nation to own and operate two pharmacies.

Work with community organizations and engage in workforce training programs to empower individuals and improve human health outcomes, through opportunities like The Collaboratory and the Stack Family Center for Biopharmaceutical Education and Training.

At ACPHS, it’s our mission to prepare you, the next generation of leaders, to work together in the name of healthier people and improved health care systems. To give you the research opportunities and real-world experience to turn those possibilities into reality — and a rewarding career.

Explore the Office of Admissions at ACPHS and learn more about academic programs, financial aid opportunities and how to apply.

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Explore Academic Programs at ACPHS
It’s our academic offerings and one-of-a-kind opportunities for hands-on learning and research that set ACPHS out among New York colleges and universities.

As an undergraduate, you’ll have the chance to build a portfolio of research that will be comparable to graduate programs at other colleges for health sciences. Our five bachelor’s degrees, and wide selection of pre-professional programs, are further distinguished by opportunities for internships and service learning.

If you’re up for the challenge, our graduate programs will prepare you to redefine the future of human health. With six master’s degree programs and the Doctor of Pharmacy degree, you will learn to advance science, medicine and healthcare and discover new solutions for human health, and ultimately, the human experience.
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Apply to ACPHS
Earn your degree at one of the top colleges in upstate New York for health sciences, including pre-medicine, drug research, clinical laboratory science, public health, microbiology and more. Whether you have no college experience or you’re a professional pharmacy student, we can help you get started on your Pharmacy degree. View application dates and deadlines.

Our Office of Admissions staff will guide you through the process step-by-step. It starts with understanding your specific academic and career goals. From there, we’ll work together to identify the right program for your needs, what you need to apply and requirements for admission. We also offer virtual admission information sessions to help potential students and families learn about academic opportunities, campus life and more.

We offer several application paths depending on where you are in your academic journey: first-year, transfer, graduate, PharmD and international.
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Discover Your Financial Aid Options
Whether you’re looking at colleges in Albany or around the world you have to consider the value of your investment. Recognized as one of the top schools in the nation for ROI, ACPHS has a long and proven track record of delivering value for our graduates over the long term.

Almost all our students receive some type of financial assistance. Our financial aid team will help guide you through the process and identify the best options for your specific needs, including scholarships, grants and loans. Our merit scholarships for undergraduate students provide a great opportunity to earn a financial reward for completing each leg of your academic journey.

As you begin to plan next steps, it’s important to keep in mind key financial aid dates and deadlines. You can also reach out to one of our financial aid advisors any time to talk about your needs and get help with your questions.

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#1
in NY, and #2 in the US, for best return on investment (ROI)
#2
National Ranking for Salary on College Scorecard
97%
Students Who Received Financial Assistance Last Year