Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

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Contacts

Website: http://acphs.edu
Phone: (888) 203-8010
Admissions e-mail: admissions@acphs.edu
Location: Albany, New York

Program Information

Curriculum

  • Doctor of Pharmacy
  • Pre-pharmacy: 2 years in length
  • Professional pharmacy: 4 years in length
  • Joint programs are available. Descriptions can be found here
  • International students are eligible to apply

For more information on the program, click here

Admissions Requirements

Course and Degree Requirements

  • Degree: high school graduate, attending college, or some college experience
  • Professional Pharmacy Required Courses
    • General Biology (8 credits)
    • General Chemistry (8 credits)
    • Calculus (4 credits)
    • Psychology (3 credits)
    • Organic Chemistry (8 credits)
    • Physics (8 credits)
    • Microbiology (3 credits)
    • Statistics (3 credits)
    • 200 level or higher Biology (3 credits)
  • Professional Pharmacy Recommended Courses
    • Humanities (9 credits)
    • Public Speaking (3 credits)
    • Liberal Arts (9 credits)

For more information, click here

GPA

  • Expected GPA: 3.0
    • Minimum CPA: 2.5

For more information, click here

PCAT

  • Minimum score: above the 20th percentile
  • Passing score ont eh PCAT Writing Assessments (3.0 in Writing Section)

For more information, click here

Supporting Documents

Pre-Pharmacy:

  • Application
  • Supplemental application
  • Official high school transcript
  • 2 letters of recommendation (1 from guidance counselor, 1 from mathematics or science teacher)
  • SAT or ACT scores
  • Personal statement
  • For more information, click here

Professional Pharmacy:

  • Pharmacy College Application Service (PharmCAS) application
  • Personal statement
  • PCAT scores
  • 3 letters of recommendation
  • Official transcripts from all accredited US and Canadian institutions attended
  • For more information, click here

Timeline 2013-2014

Pre-Pharmacy:

  • October 1, 2013: Registration with College Scholarship Service (CSS) for Profile Application (Early Decision applicants only)
  • November 1, 2013: Early Decision application deadline
  • November 15, 2013: CSS Application deadline (Early Decision applicants only)
  • February 1, 2014: Regular Admission priority deadline
  • February 1, 2014: Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) deadline (all applicants)
  • February 1, 2014: Deposit and Enrollment confirmation deadline (Early Decision applicants only)
  • May 1, 2014: Deposit and Enrollment confirmation due
  • For more information, click here

Professional Pharmacy:

  • June 1, 2013: PharmCAS Application opens
  • September 3, 2013: PharmCAS Early Decision application deadline
  • October 1, 2013: Registration with CSS for Profile Application
  • October 18, 2013: Early Decision notification deadline
  • February 1, 2014: FAFSA deadline
  • March 3, 2014: PharmCAS Application deadline
  • For more information, click here

Tuition 2017-2018

  • Pre-Pharmacy students
    • First year tuition: $32,840
  • Professional Pharmacy students
    • First year tuition: $38,060

For more information, click here
For information on financial aid, click here