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Appalachian College of Pharmacy

Appalachian College of Pharmacy

Focused on The Professional Development of Pharmacists

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About Appalachian College of Pharmacy

The Appalachian College of Pharmacy is fully accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE) and is the only three-year Doctor of Pharmacy program in the Commonwealth of Virginia. Therefore, our students graduate and enter the workforce one year earlier than graduates from a traditional four-year program and they do so with equivalent classroom hours and clinical training. Our students save one year of tuition and related expenses while earning income one year sooner, providing substantial monetary savings and a quality pharmacy education.

The Appalachian College of Pharmacy’s mission is to cultivate a learning community committed to education, community outreach, and the professional development of pharmacists.

A majority of our graduates are practicing pharmacy in the Appalachian Region – positively impacting health care in an underserved region.

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Admissions Department

Are you ready to begin your journey toward earning a Doctor of Pharmacy degree? Find everything you need to know about the admissions process here. Our complete enrollment requirements and prerequisites are outlined, so you can prepare your application, whether you are a domestic or international student. Most of your admissions questions can be answered on our FAQ page, but if not, please contact our Admissions Office for assistance.

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Financial Aid

Pharmacy education is an investment in your future. Many students find they need financial assistance to meet their educational goals. Our financial aid Office can provide information on tuition and fees as well as living expenses which can help you determine your financial needs to complete your education at Appalachian College of Pharmacy. Financial aid resources such as student loans and scholarships may be available to help students complete their pharmacy education. Please contact the financial aid office for more information.

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Local Community

The Appalachian College of Pharmacy (ACP) is located at Oakwood, Virginia, in Buchanan County, which is in the rugged Appalachian Mountains of Southwest Virginia. Surrounding ACP is a small but vibrant community with many outdoor opportunities for students. The campus is located within a short drive of outdoor activities such as fishing, four-wheeling, golfing, hiking, hunting, mountain biking, mountain climbing, snow skiing, water skiing, and whitewater rafting. It is also home to several festivals and near many museums, musical venues, live theater, and cultural events.  This area is optimal for academic endeavor, where students can focus on their studies free from the noise and distractions of a more urban setting, while enjoying all that nature can provide.

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Plan Your ACP Visit

If you are considering Appalachian College of Pharmacy for your future educational goals, we welcome you to come visit us. During your visit, you will have the opportunity to tour our campus, meet many of your potential professors and classmates, and get an idea of what your educational experience would be if you were to become a student of the college. We are proud of our institution and the educational opportunities it offers. Please contact our Admissions Office to schedule a visit.

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Apply for Admission

When you are ready to apply for admission to Appalachian College of Pharmacy, you will find all admissions criteria, along with admissions application information, here. Domestic and international applications are both available along with a complete list of prerequisites and enrollment requirements. If you have questions or need assistance, please contact our Admissions Office.

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While the deadline for this year's scholarship and grant program has passed, those of you planning on applying for and attending pharmacy school in the future should know there are a limited number of scholarships to qualified students based on merit and financial need. Applicants must meet established criteria. Second and third year pharmacy students doing well in their academic performance may also apply for pharmacy sponsorship loans from pharmacies and the pharmaceutical profession. For more information, you can visit our website page on scholarships and grants at www.acp.edu/scholarships-and-grants/ ... See MoreSee Less

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While the deadline for this years scholarship and grant program has passed, those of you planning on applying for and attending pharmacy school in the future should know there are a limited number of scholarships to qualified students based on merit and financial need. Applicants must meet established criteria. Second and third year pharmacy students doing well in their academic performance may also apply for pharmacy sponsorship loans from pharmacies and the pharmaceutical profession. For more information, you can visit our website page on scholarships and grants at http://www.acp.edu/scholarships-and-grants/

Appalachian College of Pharmacy students and professors were among those volunteering their time this past weekend to help out with the Remote Area Medical event in Wise. ... See MoreSee Less

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Appalachian College of Pharmacy students and professors were among those volunteering their time this past weekend to help out with the Remote Area Medical event in Wise.

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How wonderful! What a great collaborative service! Thank you for the difference you make! Shamly, great to see you and photos of these events you described in our Project ImPACT Diabetes days!

ACP provides a number of opportunities for students to gain leadership experience and to get involved in the profession of pharmacy. The American Pharmacists Association – Academy of Student Pharmacists (APhA-ASP) in one organization at ACP that strives to serve rural and underserved communities and is committed to improving medication use and to advancing patient care. To learn more about APhA-ASP, visit www.acp.edu/student-organizations/. ... See MoreSee Less

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ACP provides a number of opportunities for students to gain leadership experience and to get involved in the profession of pharmacy. The American Pharmacists Association – Academy of Student Pharmacists (APhA-ASP) in one organization at ACP that strives to serve rural and underserved communities and is committed to improving medication use and to advancing patient care. To learn more about APhA-ASP, visit http://www.acp.edu/student-organizations/.

Just a reminder -- ACP's early decision application process for the class of 2021 opened yesterday (July 18)! If you've been thinking about going to pharmacy school, now is the time to apply! Visit our website at www.acp.edu/domestic-application/ to learn more about the application process, or if you are an international student, www.acp.edu/international-application/. Early decision applications are due September 5, 2018. ... See MoreSee Less

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Just a reminder --  ACPs early decision application process for the class of 2021 opened yesterday (July 18)! If youve been thinking about going to pharmacy school, now is the time to apply! Visit our website at http://www.acp.edu/domestic-application/ to learn more about the application process, or if you are an international student, http://www.acp.edu/international-application/. Early decision applications are due September 5, 2018.

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Area businesses have been invited to attend the Appalachian College of Pharmacy business/services fair, August 10. See the details below to reserve your spot to take part in the event and to introduce your business to incoming ACP students! ... See MoreSee Less

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Area businesses have been invited to attend the Appalachian College of Pharmacy business/services fair, August 10. See the details below to reserve your spot to take part in the event and to introduce your business to incoming ACP students!

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Upcoming Campus Events

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October 28 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Open House 2017

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