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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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Latest News

Checkout the latest campus news and updates

ACP students were on hand Saturday at the Cedar Bluff Heritage Festival to assist Clinch Valley Medical Center with administering flu shots and to provide additional health screenings and information to festival goers. Here are a few photos from the day! ... See MoreSee Less

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ACP students were on hand Saturday at the Cedar Bluff Heritage Festival to assist Clinch Valley Medical Center with administering flu shots and to provide additional health screenings and information to festival goers. Here are a few photos from the day!

Virginia Delegate Terry Kilgore gave a presentation on the U.S. Constitution Friday as ACP observed Constitution Day. Did you know the observation of Constitution Day is a requirement of all universities or schools participating in the Title IV Federal Financial Aid program? The event gave students and others attending a history refresher on the Constitution. ... See MoreSee Less

4 days ago

Virginia Delegate Terry Kilgore gave a presentation on the U.S. Constitution Friday as ACP observed Constitution Day. Did you know the observation of Constitution Day is a requirement of all universities or schools participating in the Title IV Federal Financial Aid program? The event gave students and others attending a history refresher on the Constitution.

Appalachian College of Pharmacy ApHA-ASP chapter students will be at the Cedar Bluff Heritage Festival with Clinch Valley Hospital tomorrow to assist with giving out free flu shots and offering other health screenings! Make sure you stop by to get your flu shot and say hello to our students in action! ... See MoreSee Less

7 days ago

Appalachian College of Pharmacy ApHA-ASP chapter students will be at the Cedar Bluff Heritage Festival with Clinch Valley Hospital tomorrow to assist with giving out free flu shots and offering other health screenings! Make sure you stop by to get your flu shot and say hello to our students in action!

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Mark your calendars now! ACP will be hosting an Open House on October 28 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the ACP campus. Those attending will have an opportunity to learn more careers in pharmacy and the ACP program. To register, interested persons may visit www.acp.edu/event/open-house/ ... See MoreSee Less

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Mark your calendars now! ACP will be hosting an Open House on October 28 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the ACP campus. Those attending will have an opportunity to learn more careers in pharmacy and the ACP program. To register, interested persons may visit http://www.acp.edu/event/open-house/

ACP hosted its annual experiential program meet and greet on Friday. ACP's experiential curriculum is divided into three parts, including early pharmacy practice experience; core pharmacy practice experience; and advanced pharmacy practice experience. Students had an opportunity to learn more about each and the many options there to gain practical pharmacy experience during their tenure in the ACP program of study. ... See MoreSee Less

2 weeks ago

ACP hosted its annual experiential program meet and greet on Friday. ACPs experiential curriculum is divided into three parts, including early pharmacy practice experience; core pharmacy practice experience; and advanced pharmacy practice experience. Students had an opportunity to learn more about each and the many options there to gain practical pharmacy experience during their tenure in the ACP program of study.

Upcoming Campus Events

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

Open House 2017

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