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March 8, 2023

Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences has been ranked #37 for graduates who go on to earn the most among 100 of the nation’s most prestigious higher education institutions. The data, collected from 2021, was reported by Stacker.

ACPHS was the highest ranked college in the Capital District and the only New York pharmacy school within the top 100 schools ranked. In addition, the College was the highest ranked among only a handful of health sciences institutions overall.

“Our challenging academic programs, in conjunction with supportive faculty; internships, fellowships, and rotations; and research opportunities as early as the first year, truly position our students to excel in their chosen path” said Toyin Tofade, MS, PharmD, BCPS, CPCC, FFIP, president and professor, ACPHS. “We are honored to be named among this group as it validates our mission to educate the next generation of leaders that impact the health of society.”

ACPHS has also consistently been ranked highly for best return on investment as well. In 2022, the College was rated #1 in New York State and #2 in the nation for ROI by Georgetown’s Center for Education and the Workforce (CEW).

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About Albany College of Pharmacy and Life Sciences

Founded in 1881, Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (ACPHS) is a private, independent college with a long tradition of academic and research excellence dedicated to educating the next generation of leaders to improve the health of society. ACPHS’ undergraduate programs include Biomedical Technology, Clinical Laboratory Sciences, Microbiology, Pharmaceutical Sciences, Pre-Med, and Public Health. In addition to a Doctor of Pharmacy, ACPHS offers the only Masters of Biomanufacturing and Bioprocessing degree in the state, as well as graduate programs in Biomedical Sciences, Clinical Laboratory Sciences, Cytotechnology and Molecular Cytology, and Pharmaceutical Sciences. ACPHS ranks #1 in New York and #2 in the U.S. for best return on investment according to the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce. For more information, visit