Undergraduate Admissions

Discover possibilities you never imagined at Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. Every student can access real-world experiences while studying human health in a close-knit community.

A Hands-on First-Year Experience

As a first-year student, you won’t have to wait to engage in groundbreaking research or get hands-on learning beyond the classroom at Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences.

As one of the top health science major schools, ACPHS offers a variety of opportunities to discover your passions and challenge your skills in and out of the classroom early in your undergraduate experience. 

Whether you’re researching alongside faculty, volunteering to help underserved communities, or leading one of our student clubs, you will get a head start on your path to becoming the person you were meant to be.

You can learn more about undergraduate life at ACPHS by seeing what campus has to offer or exploring our bachelor’s programs and Doctor of Pharmacy program.


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Financial Aid Options for First-Year Students
Knowing the value of your educational experience and your financial assistance opportunities is critical when you apply for college.

ACPHS is routinely recognized for bringing the best return on investment for students by providing experiences that will help you land a well-paying job after graduation.

You can see for yourself how affordable an ACPHS degree can be by understanding your financial aid and scholarship options, including our merit scholarships – just for undergraduate admissions applicants like you.

If you find you have any questions, ACPHS has a team of financial aid counselors standing by to answer any questions, help you meet important deadlines and build the financial aid package that’s best for you.
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Apply to ACPHS
Your passion for healing others and seeking discovery will be nurtured in our close-knit community of like-minded students and faculty. Advancing humanity begins with applying to ACPHS, one of the top health sciences schools in upstate New York.

The ACPHS Office of Admissions team is ready to help you navigate the undergraduate application process either over the phone or in a virtual admissions information session.


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First Year Research Opportunities
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Student Spotlight

“My brother went to ACPHS, so I was familiar with the College and the profession. I knew I wanted a close-knit community. I also knew I wanted an abundance of leadership opportunities, and I was fortunate to find a career where my strengths could shine.”

- Jennifer Berish ’20