72%

Acceptance Rate

$17,481

Avg.Financial Aid

002885

FAFSA Code

About Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (ACPHS)

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

1,331

Website

www.acphs.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

MSCHE

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

Located in Albany, NY, Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences is a private university. The foundation of Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences was laid down in the year 1881. Out of total 1,384 students enrolled at ACPHS, 794 belong to undergraduate courses while 446 are postgraduate students. The school has a total of 91 full-time, 24 part-time academic staff. These faculty teach different courses to the students. Interestingly, Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences has an ethnically diverse student population. At ACPHS around 54% are white, 18% are Asian, and 7% belong to Hispanic ethnicity. And, at the university, around 90% of the students are 24 and under. When it comes to gender distribution at the varsity, around 62% of the students are females and 38% are males. The college has produced several achievers in its 139 years of existence and some of the notable alumni are John T. McDonald III, Samuel G. Engel, William D. Thomas, and Paul S. Frament. The university boasts of a decent sports infrastructure, which helps in developing the personality of its students. ACPHS offers a total of 18 undergraduate and graduate programs, including both residential and online. The university also has a long list of accreditations. It has been accredited by APHE (Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education), CAAHEP (Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs), MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education), and NAACLS (National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences).

Location & Contact

Address

106 New Scotland Avenue

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 5186947200
Fax: 5186947202
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Rankings

It becomes easier for the aspirants to apply to a college and have their doubts regarding the same cleared if the college has a ranking. The two popular publications, US News and Forbes, are among the most trusted publications when it comes to the rankings of an educational institution. The ranking of a college plays an important role in helping a prospective candidate choosing the right college. It helps them assess the college's performance based on several factors, which include research excellence, the performance of the students after they complete their education, student experience, and most importantly academic success. However, it is to be noted that Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences does not feature in the list of top colleges, according to the latest rankings by these two publications.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

Rolling Admissions

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

72%

SAT Range

1130 - 1310

ACT Range

24 - 28

Application Fee

$75

SAT/ACT

Recommended

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

Yes

The admission to Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences is easy and the students can make the most out of it. Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences has 3 admission thresholds. The admission process starts by filling up the form and submitting a fee of $75. If the SAT score of a student lies in the range of 1150-1330, it would improve her chances. The average ACT score at Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences is 26. However, those getting an ACT score less than 23 might also be offered admission. The application process can be completed online. However, if needed, one can also visit the office at 106 New Scotland Avenue, Albany, New York 12208-3492, or call (518) 694-7200.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$29,802

Average Annual Cost

$34,480

Books And Supplies

$1,000

Other Fees

$625

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$10,920

Budget For Other Expenses

$2,560

Total One Year Cost

$49,585

Tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure are the next two things that a student should keep in mind before applying to ACPHS. The annual full-time cost of attendance comes out to be approximately $52,351. This cost includes the average annual tuition cost ($36,745), books and supplies ($1,000), room and boarding ($11,046), and budget for other expenses ($3,410). If it sounds unaffordable to the applicant, there are numerous financial aid options available that they can explore.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Doctor's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

9:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

81%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

N/A

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$2,669

Faculty Overview

50%

Male Professors

50%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences,...

18 Graduates

Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science...

12 Graduates

Health Services/Allied Health/Healt...

12 Graduates

Microbiological Sciences and Immuno...

4 Graduates

Chemistry

3 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

859

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

25%

Full-time

99%

Part-time

1%

Students Gender

Male

40%

US National: 44%

Female

60%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

59% White

6% Unknown

5% Black

6% Hispanic

1% Two or more races

5% Non Resident alien

18% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

24%

Out Of State

71%

In State

5%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$60,872 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 92% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

92%

Undergrads in College Housing

N/A

Averege Housing Cost

$6,800/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $4,120/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$4,120/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Panther

School Colors

maroon

Varsity Athletics Association

NSCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Not applicable

Total Male Athletes

52

Total Female Athletes

45

Intramural Sports

2

Sports Club

13

Sports Team (Men)

Basketball

Cross Country

Soccer

Track and Field

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Soccer

Track and Field

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

No

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

On-campus housing facilities are offered to the students who wish to remain nearby. The normal expense for on-campus housing is $11,046 per year. Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences has several dining and meal plan options for its students and the average meal plan at ACPHS costs around $4,120 per year. The college considers the safety and security of its students to be paramount. At ACPHS, campus safety and security features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones and mobile campus emergency alert. There are around 38% male and 62% female students enrolled at the university.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$112,100/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$124,700/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$27,000

$27,000

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$280 - 280

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

100%

Average Aid Per Year

$17,481

Students Receiving Federal Grants

35%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,511

Students Receiving State Aid

49%

Average Aid Per Year

$3,997

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

100%

Average Aid Per Year

$13,631

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$22,758

$30K - $48K

$18,679

$48K - $75K

$17,958

$75K - $110K

$16,414

> $110K

$15,702

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$7,951,049

In case the students at Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences face any financial issues concerning the fees and cost of living, and find the same to be high, they can seek help from the financial aid department of the varsity. It focuses on settling the issues that students face, and candidates can be assisted with scholarships, grants, and student loans. The average federal grant that comes from the college is around $5,784, whereas the financial aid is $15,149. Prospective students can benefit from state-level aid worth $2,881 as well as institutional aid worth $15,149. At ACPHS, the total amount of non-need-based scholarships/grants awarded to students stands at $7,951,049 per year.

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