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Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences Admission Requirements


Acceptance Rate

78.6%
Admission Difficulty for Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsDifficult
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

Can I get into Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences? The school has a 79% acceptance rate. Last year, 1,073 out of 1,366 applicants were admitted making Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has difficult requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 30 percent. Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences typically accepts and attracts "A-" average high school students. Only 17% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top ten percent of their high school class.

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SAT Requirements

SAT Range
1180-1330
Applicants Submitting SAT
92%
SAT Scores for Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 600
SAT Math 25th 580
SAT Composite 25th 1180
SAT Scores for Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 670
SAT Math 75th 660
SAT Composite 75th 1330
Estimated Average SAT 1260
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 requires applicants to be in the top 27 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1180 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 1100. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1260 out of 1600. A competitive SAT score is critical as 92 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

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
1330 and Above Good >86%
1255 to 1330 Avg + 79%-86%
1180 to 1255 Avg - 69%-79%
1105 to 1180 Reach 57%-69%
Less than 1105 Low <57%

ACT Requirements

ACT Range
23-28 
Applicants Submitting ACT
33%
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 23
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 28
Estimated Average ACT 25
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 23 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 32 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 20 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 26 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 28 and above have very competitive chances. 33 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
28 and Above Good >88%
25 to 28 Avg + 79%-88%
23 to 25 Avg - 71%-79%
21 to 23 Reach 62%-71%
Less than 21 Low <62%

Estimated GPA Requirements

Avg. High School GPA
3.7
Typical High School Grades
A-

You will need 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 3.7 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily A- students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school grades are above the average 3.7 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences accepts 79% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 33% Good
3.50 to 3.75 54% Avg +
3.25 to 3.50 12% Reach
3.00 to 3.25 1% Reach
2.75 to 3.00 N/A% Low
2.50 to 2.75 N/A% Low
2.25 to 2.50 N/A% Low
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

High School Class Rank

56% of Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences freshman were in the top ten 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 56%
Top 25% of class 90%
Top 50% of class 99%
Bottom 50% of class 1%
Bottom 25% of class 0%

Admission Statistics

Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 904 462 1,366
Accepted 709 364 1,073
Acceptance Rate 78% 79% 79%
Enrolled 116 70 186
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 16% 19% 17%

Fall 2019 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Jun 1, 2019
Days left to Apply
39

Applicants have 39 days left until the Fall 2019 term applications are due on Jun 1, 2019.

Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences before the Jun 1 application deadline.

SAT Test Date Scores Available
May 4 May 17

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences Admission 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.