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College Profile: Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

 
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Albany College of Pharmacy is a pharmaceutical college in Albany, New York, United States. It was founded in 1881 as the Department of Pharmacy of Union University and is the oldest pharmacy school in New York State. Presently, it is one of the only private, independent schools of pharmacy in the United States. The college offers a six-year Doctor of Pharmacy degree and bachelor's of science programs in Pharmaceutical Sciences and Biomedical Technology, the latter with concentrations in Clinical Laboratory Sciences and Cytotechnology. A unique accelerated Physician Assistant Studies program is offered in conjunction with Albany Medical College. Master's degree programs in Pharmacy Administration and Health Outcomes Research have been added for fall 2008. Currently, the campus consists of three residence halls, two classroom buildings with four lecture halls and dozens of classrooms, several laboratories and a Student Center with a bookstore, cafeteria and lecture facilities. ACP also includes the Pharmaceutical Research Institute (PRI), a research-and-development facility located on the college's campus. The Institute is dedicated to a three-pronged business development model focused on research, pharmaceutical services and education in partnership with industry and academic and research centers in New York State's Capital Region and beyond. PRI includes the Center for NanoPharmaceuticals, a state-of-the-art facility that plays a leading role in the development of technologies that will allow the delivery of medicine to specific cellular targets anywhere in the body.
 
106 New Scotland Avenue
Albany, NY
12208-3492
518-694-7200 (general)
518-694-7256 (financial aid)
518-694-7221 (admissions)
 
 
 

 
Mission Statement

The College is dedicated to the improvement of health by educating its students to create and disseminate knowledge leading to improved health care, and by optimizing the benefits of existing drug and related health care practices. The College instills values, attitudes and skills that enable lifelong intellectual, cultural and professional growth for students and faculty. The education provided facilitates progressive adaptation to changing professional practice environments.


General Information
Other Names
Type Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Control Private not-for-profit
Size 1,000 - 4,999
Campus Setting City: Small
Calendar System Semester
Title IV Eligibility Participates in Title IV federal financial aid programs
Relgious Affiliation Not applicable

College Student Services Offered
No Remedial ServicesYes Academic/career counseling service
Yes Employment services for studentsYes Placement services for completers
No On-campus day care for students' children   

College Special Learning Opportunities
No ROTCNo Distance learning opportunities
No ROTC: ArmyYes Study abroad
No ROTC: NavyNo Weekend/evening college
No ROTC: Air Force   

Sources: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
More info

Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences Website
Wikipedia

Admissions Considerations & Recommendations
Open admission policy No
Admission test scores Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language Required

Applicants (most recent fall period)
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Admissions (most recent fall period)
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Percentage of Students Submitting Test Scores
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SAT Percentile Scores
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ACT Percentile Scores
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Percentage Receiving Financial Aid
Local|federal|any
 
Average Amount of Financial Aid Received
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Average Tuition for Full-Time Undergraduates
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Average Tuition for Full-Time Graduates
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Comprehensive Fee for Full-Time Undergraduates
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Per Credit Hour Charge for Part-Time Undergraduates
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Per Credit Hour Charge for Part-Time Graduates
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Student Body
1,217 Student Body SizeYes On-Campus Housing
1,507 Fall Applicants750 Total Dormitory Capacity
1,005 Fall Admissions

Gender
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Ethnicity
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College Levels Offered
No Less than one year certificateYes One but less than two years certificate
No Associate's degreeNo Two but less than 4 years certificate
Yes Bachelor's degreeNo Postbaccalaureate certificate
Yes Master's degreeNo Post-master's certificate
No Doctor's degreeYes First-professional degree
No First-professional certificate

All Academic Programs
 
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