Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
Albany, NY 12208-3492


Type 4 year
Control Private
Business model Not for Profit
Campus size Small
Campus locale City
Degrees offered Undergrad & Graduate
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 1,408
Religious affiliation None
Student to faculty ratio 10:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 750 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Types of Programs Offered
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
High school education
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates


Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences is somewhat selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 1,278 applications and 884 students were granted admission. Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences is at the #67 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 34% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 93% submitted SAT scores.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.
SAT1040 to 1240
ACT23 to 27

Application Fee

Undergrad students
Graduate students
Learn more about admission requirments

Tuition & Fees

In 2016-2017 academic year, Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences's tuition was $31,200 for all students regardless of residency (16.5% more expensive than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

Average Net Price
National Average = $22,127
In State Tuition
National Average = $26,792
Out of State Tuition
National Average = $26,792
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Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 100% of Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 25% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $3,489 (which is 20.7% below the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences in 2016-2017, was 149, which is 79% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,333 (which is 9.5% below the national average.)

Pell Grant
National Average = $4,400
Federal Loan
National Average = $5,895
Financial aid
National Average = 92%
Learn more about financial aid

Student Body

In Fall 2016, Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences has enrolled a total of 1,408 students (1,393 students full-time and 15 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 1,408 students, 95 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 40% men and 60% women and 902 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 506 for graduates studies.

Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

White: 64%

Asian: 15%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 6%

Non-resident alien: 5%

Hispanic: 4%

Black/African American: 3%

Two or more races: 1%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%


Listed below are the 3 largest majors offered at Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Health Professions And Related Programs 92% 748
Biological And Biomedical Sciences 1% 8
Physical Sciences 0% 2

Graduation & Dropout Rates

Graduation rate
national average: 55%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

Still enrolled
Dropout rate
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

Median Annual Income
national average: $33,604

The typical median income of Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences graduates 6 years after enrollment is $113,300. Last year, out of the total 455 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 455 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 427 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 427 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $113,300 $122,600
Employment Rate 100% 100%
Total Graduates 455 427

Campus Location

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