Albany, ACPHS

Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

106 New Scotland Avenue, Albany, United States
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  • Total Documents
    24
  • Class Notes
    -1
  • Textbook Notes
    24
  • Study Guides
    0
  • Currently Enrolled
    1,082
  • Previously Enrolled
    10,943

Overview of Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (Albany, ACPHS)

About this school

Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences is a private, independent college founded in 1881. While it offers a Doctor of Pharmacy program and master's degrees in a wide range of health science fields, ACPHS also provides bachelor's degrees in chemistry, biomedical technology, pharmaceutical sciences, and health and human sciences. Its one-acre campus is located in Albany.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:1,078
    • Men:432 (40.1%)
    • Women:646 (59.9%)

Location

Admission Information (Albany, ACPHS)

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is recommended

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
3
4
Science
4
-
Foreign Language
-
-
Social Studies
-
-
History
-
-
Academic Electives
6
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
February 1
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Writing component required
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: Used for admission ACT: Used for admission

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
106 New Scotland Avenue
City, State, Zip
Albany, NY  12208
Phone
(518) 694-7221
Fax
(518) 445-7202
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
February 1
Application Fee
$75
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
February 1
Accept Offer Of Admission
By May 1 or within 2 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student cannot defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
Yes
Early Decision Deadline
November 1
Early Decision Notification
December 1
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
December 1
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
2 required for all freshmen
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
67% of 1,583 applicants were admitted
Women
68% of 1,038 applicants were admitted
Men
66% of 545 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
250 (23%) of 1,067 admitted students enrolled
Women
157 (22%) of 705 admitted students enrolled
Men
93 (26%) of 362 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.60
375 And Above
Not reported
3.50 - 3.74
Not reported
3.25 - 3.49
Not reported
3.00 - 3.24
Not reported
2.50 - 2.99
Not reported
2.00 - 2.49
Not reported

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported
Sat Critical Reading
Not reported
• Score 700 - 800
Not reported
• Score 600 - 700
Not reported
• Score 500 - 600
Not reported
• Score 400 - 500
Not reported
• Score 300 - 400
Not reported
• Score 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
25 average |23-28 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
11%
• Score 24 - 29
59%
• Score 18 - 23
30%
• Score 12 - 17
0%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid (Albany, ACPHS)

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $31,981 (74.9302968534008%)
  • Room & Board: - $10,700 (25.06970314659919%)
  • Other Expences: - Not reported
  • Tuition & Fees: - Not reported
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline February 1 | Final deadline May 1
Award Notification Date
On or about March 1
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal and Institutional Methodologies

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 002885
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
203 (94.4%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
173 (85.2%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
171 (98.8%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
25 (14.6%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
54%
Average Award
$16,398
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 171 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $13,341
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 148 (86.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,532
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 17 (9.9%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
37 (17.2%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $10,011

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
872 (91.7%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
779 (89.3%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
776 (99.6%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
68 (8.8%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
44%
Average Award
$14,578
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 731 (94.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $10,774
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 713 (91.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,820
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 45 (5.8%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
142 (14.9%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $9,463

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
Not reported
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
Not reported
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Biological Sciences, Health Fields, Physical Sciences, Premedicine
Creative Arts/Performance
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities
Not reported
Special Characteristics
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff, International Students, Siblings of Current Students

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

Academics & Instruction (Albany, ACPHS)

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Not required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


101

Part-Time Faculty


31

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


64%

Regular Class Size


  • Not reported

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • Not reported

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Not accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
-

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
Not Reported
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Not Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences provides wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


80.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


74.0%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


76.7%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


77.0%

Programs & Majors (Albany, ACPHS)

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (6)


  • Chemistry, General
  • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
  • Microbiology, General
  • Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration, Other

Most Popular Disciplines


Not offered

Professional Degree Programs


No online degree programs

Special Programs


Double major, Summer session

Study Abroad


Health professions and related sciences

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Science

Master's Programs of Study (7)


  • Cell Biology
  • Clinical Laboratory Sciences/Medical Technology
  • Health Services Research
  • Molecular Biology
  • Pharmaceutical Sciences
  • Pharmacology
  • Pharmacy

Campus Life (Albany, ACPHS)

Location & Geography

Population


97,660

Nearest Metropolitan Area


35 acres

Environment


Urban environment

Campus Size


Weather


Temperature
11 average low in January, 79 average high in September
Rain
135 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
120 mile(s) from campus in New York City
Nearest Bus Station
1 mile(s) from campus in Albany
Nearest Train Station
5 mile(s) from campus in Rensselaer

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Coed housing

Students of College Housing


58% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshmen and sophomores are required to live on campus

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


42%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Not available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
-
Mascot
-
School Colors
-

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Soccer
Track And Field

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Soccer
Track And Field

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball, football, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences offers choral groups, national fraternities, american pharmacists association academy of students pharmacists (apha-asp), outdoors club, ski club, colleges against cancer, dance club

Sororities


.6% of women participate

Fraternities


3% of men participate

ROTC


Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


1,055

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
1,078
Women
646
Men
432

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.4% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 15.1% Asian
  • 3.7% Black/African-American
  • 4.9% Hispanic/Latino
  • 0.9% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 68.3% White
  • 6.6% Unknown

International Students


6.7% from 35 countries

Average Age


21

Number of Graduate Students


481

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