Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
|Applicant Competition||Very Low|
How hard is it to get into Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences and can I get accepted? The school has a 79% acceptance rate ranking it #109 in New York for lowest rate of acceptance. 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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Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT92%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||600|
|SAT Math 25th||580|
|SAT Composite 25th||1180|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||670|
|SAT Math 75th||660|
|SAT Composite 75th||1330|
|Average SAT Score||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. The school ranks #32 in New York for highest average SAT composite score. 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.
|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%|
Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT33%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||N/A|
|ACT Math 25th||N/A|
|ACT Composite 25th||23|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||N/A|
|ACT Math 75th||N/A|
|ACT Composite 75th||28|
|Average ACT Score||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. The school ranks #31 in New York for highest average ACT composite score. 33 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences.
|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%|
Avg. High School GPA3.7
Typical High School GradesA-
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. The school ranks #12 in New York for highest average GPA. 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.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|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|
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||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%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||16%||19%||17%|
Applications are DueJun 1, 2020
Days left to Apply172
Applicants have 172 days left until the Fall 2020 term applications are due on Jun 1, 2020.
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|
|Mar 14||Mar 27|
|May 2||May 15|
|ACT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Dec 14||Dec 24|
|Feb 8||Feb 19|
|Apr 4||Apr 14|
What are the requirements for admission to Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|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.
Frequently Asked Questions
92% of students submit their SAT scores to Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. 33% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
79% of those who apply are granted admission to Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences. Admission competition is and the college has difficult admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1180 and 1330. 92% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.