Transfer Students


Admissions

Our transfer-friendly admissions process and quick turnaround of transfer credits allows you to quickly jump into your desired area of study.

Undergraduate & Graduate Transfer Information

Undergraduate student transfers interested in Bachelor's of Science programs or the pre-pharmacy track can apply using The Common Application.

Doctor of Pharmacy Transfer Students Entering the First Professional Year

Students entering their first professional year (P1) of the Doctor of Pharmacy program should view the prerequisite requirements below and complete the PharmCAS Application.

Questions?

Please feel free to contact the Office of Admissions to discover which application is right for you.

Undergraduate B.S. and Pre-Pharmacy Admissions
Kevin Rivenburg
518-694-7183
kevin.rivenburg@acphs.edu
First Professional Year Doctor of Pharmacy Admissions
Laurie Beach
518-694-7221
laureen.beach@acphs.edu

General Chemistry I & II (a) 8 semester hours
General Biology I & II (a) 8 semester hours
Biology (200 level or higher) 3 semester hours
Organic Chemistry I & II (a) 8 semester hours
Statistics 3 semester hours
Calculus I 4 semester hours
Microbiology (a) 4 semester hours
Physics I & II (a) 8 semester hours
General Psychology 3 semester hours
Humanities (b) 9 semester hours
Public Speaking 3 semester hours
Electives (c) 9 semester hours

 

No credit will be accepted for grades lower than "C" (C- is not acceptable) or for physical education courses. ACPHS reserves the right to refuse the transfer of any previously earned college credits.

(a) Science courses must be those required by science majors and include labs.

(b) Humanities credits can be taken from English literature, composition, U.S. history, Western Civilization, or cross-disciplinary humanities courses.

(c) At least 6 of the 9 semester hours must be liberal arts credits. Liberal arts electives include art, music, sociology, history, psychology, anthropology, foreign language, political science, economics and English.

UNDERGRADUATE BACHELOR'S AND PRE-PHARMACY TRANSFERS

November 15

  • Priority application deadline for Spring 2017 enrollment

February 1

  • 2017-2018 FAFSA Filing deadline for NEW students

 May 1

  • Regular Admission Priority Deadline for Fall 2016 (Please note that after May 1, transfer applications will be considered and accepted on a rolling, space-available basis). Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) should be completed when Common Application is submitted.
     

DOCTOR OF PHARMACY (P1) TRANSFERS

June 1

  • PharmCAS Application opens – Rolling Admission

September 6

  • PharmCAS Early Decision Application Deadline

March 1

  • PharmCAS Application Deadline. Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) should be completed when the PharmCAS Application is submitted.


May 1

  • Deadline for all Financial Aid paperwork

Deposit and enrollment confirmation due two weeks after notification. Applications will be considered and accepted on a rolling and space-available basis.

Students accepted into the Doctor of Pharmacy program at ACPHS are required to take all courses in the program at the College.

This requirement may be waived for students with academic credit for biochemistry, molecular biology, and/or immunology courses taken at other academic institutions.

The following must be met for waiver consideration: academic credit must have been earned within the last three years at a regionally accredited institution; a grade of “B” or better was earned in the course; and the course was a 300 level (third year) course.

Requests for waiver should be e-mailed to the Pharmacy Admissions Office by July 1.

International Students

Learn more about required application materials for students located outside of the United States.