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Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences Admission Requirements

Albany, New York

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Chances of getting into Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

Acceptance Rate

Admitted 
75%
Admission Difficulty for Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
Measure Difficulty
Admission Standards Very High 
Applicant Competition Very Low 
How hard is it to get into Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences and can I get accepted?

The acceptance rate at Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences is 75%.  It ranks #97 in New York for lowest rate of acceptance. Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences is an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance if you meet the admission requirements. Last year, 1,273 out of 1,693 applicants were admitted.

The school has very high admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 29 percent (SAT 1130/1300 ACT 25/31). Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.5. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the top quarter of their high school class. 9% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

The Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences application fee is $75 and applications are due by Feb 1.

Testing Requirements

You are required to submit admission test scores with your application. Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to confirm the most up to date testing requirements.

Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 
1130-1300
Applicants Submitting SAT 
91%
SAT Scores for Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 550
SAT Math 25th 580
SAT Composite 25th 1130
SAT Scores for Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 640
SAT Math 75th 660
SAT Composite 75th 1300
Average SAT Score 1220

SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences?

Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences typically prefers applicants to be in the top 36 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1130 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 1040. The average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1220 out of 1600. Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences ranks #31 in New York and #222 in the nation for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 91 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

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Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
1300 and Above Good >85%
1215 to 1300 Avg + 75%-85%
1130 to 1215 Avg - 61%-75%
1045 to 1130 Reach 45%-61%
Less than 1045 Low <45%
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Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range 
25-31 
Applicants Submitting ACT 
25%
ACT Scores for Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th N/A
ACT Math 25th N/A
ACT Composite 25th 25
ACT Scores for Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th N/A
ACT Math 75th N/A
ACT Composite 75th 31
Average ACT Score 28

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences?

Admission data indicates that Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences regularly accepts students with ACT's of 25 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 22 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 22 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 28 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 31 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #22 in New York and #154 in the U.S. for highest average ACT composite score. 25 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences.

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Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
31 and Above Good >85%
28 to 31 Avg + 75%-85%
25 to 28 Avg - 61%-75%
22 to 25 Reach 45%-61%
Less than 22 Low <45%
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Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA 
3.5
Typical High School Grades 
B+

What GPA do you need to get into Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences?

Applicants require very good grades in high school to get into Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences was 3.5 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #41 in New York for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.5 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences accepts 75% of all applicants.

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High School GPA's for admitted Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness 
4.0 20.0% Good
3.75 to 3.99 16.0% Avg +
3.50 to 3.74 33.0% Avg -
3.25 to 3.49 7.0% Avg -
3.00 to 3.24 10.0% Reach
2.50 to 2.99 13.0% Reach
2.00 to 2.49 1.0% Low
1.00 to 1.99 0% Low
less than 1.00 0% Low

GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021

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High School Class Rank

75% of Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences freshman were in the top twenty five percent of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 38%
Top 25% of class 75%
Top 50% of class 96%
Data Source, Peterson's Data

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Admission Statistics

Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,212 481 1,693
Accepted 907 366 1,273
Acceptance Rate 75% 76% 75%
Enrolled 71 46 117
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 8% 13% 9%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Fall 2022 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Feb 1, 2023
Days left to Apply
63

Applicants have 63 days left until the Fall 2022 term applications are due on Feb 1, 2023.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences is $75.

Application Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences and what student information is used for admission decisions?

Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences Application Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=188526 IPEDS survey data for Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences.

FAQs

Does Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences prefer SAT or ACT?

91% of students submit their SAT scores to Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. 25% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences?

75% of those who apply are granted admission to Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. Admission competition is and the college has very high admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1130 and 1300. 91% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 25 and 31. 25% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.