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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 the best return on investment as well. In 2022, the College was rated #1 NY College for ROI by Georgetown’s Center for Education and the Workforce (CEW).

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About Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

Founded in 1881, Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (ACPHS) is a private, independent college dedicated to educating the next generation of leaders to improve the health of society. The College offers 12 undergraduate and graduate degree programs, including the only Masters of Biomanufacturing and Bioprocessing degree in the state. Students have myriad opportunities to extend what they are learning in the classroom through experiential learning opportunities such as in our Stack Family Center for Biopharmaceutical Education and Training (CBET) as well as at student-supported pharmacies in underserved communities and a public health Collaboratory, designed to alleviate community health disparities. ACPHS ranks #1 in New York State for best return on investment according to the Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce and was graded an A+ for value by Niche. For more information, visit