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

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Our first year pharmacy students received their white coats today in a ceremony marking their entrance into the profession of pharmacy as student pharmacists. Dr. Christopher Clark, an ACP graduate, who is now a member of the ACP faculty, delivered the keynote address to students, their friends and family members. #acp #applachiancollegeofpharmacy #whitecoatceremony #studentpharmacists ... See MoreSee Less

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A great beginning!!

And then Biochem begins 😛

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Please help us welcome our ACP Class of 2022! They arrived on campus today to begin our three-year accelerated pharmacy program leading to a doctor of pharmacy degree. This year's class of 81 students hails from 13 states. Today was and tomorrow will be spent familiarizing them with the campus and the community. Friday, they will receive their white coats signifying their entry into the pharmacy profession during a special white coat ceremony on campus. ... See MoreSee Less

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Glad to be here!

Good luck to all P1s! If you have any questions, feel free to talk with us P2s or even any of the P3s on campus. We’ve been in your shoes and we’ll be glad to help the best we can!

Good luck to all students

My daughter was in the first graduating class 2008.. Great Pharmacy School!

Welcome new baby ducks! ❤️

Alyssa Mae Stevens aww u being too kind! They bout to be work!

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ACP students could be found volunteering last week at the Buchanan County Public School System Back to School Bash at Riverview Elementary. Our students performed blood pressure and glucose screenings. They also provided information on proper handwashing technique, high blood pressure and healthy eating habits. From left (front) are Sydney Counts and Alyssa Ratliff; and (back) Jeremy Clevinger and Zvezdan Zivkovic. ... See MoreSee Less

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ACP students could be found volunteering last week at the Buchanan County Public School System Back to School Bash at Riverview Elementary. Our students performed blood pressure and glucose screenings. They also provided information on proper handwashing technique, high blood pressure and healthy eating habits. From left (front) are Sydney Counts and Alyssa Ratliff; and (back) Jeremy Clevinger and Zvezdan Zivkovic.

Congratulations to our friend and colleague on this well deserved award.Congratulations to Cindy Warriner, the 2019 recipient of the VPhA Outstanding Pharmacist Award! This award is selected by a vote of current Association members and honors a member pharmacist for outstanding and lasting contributions to the profession of pharmacy that have impacted our past and will help shape our future.

Celebrate Cindy, and the rest of the 2019 award recipients, at the VPhA 138th Annual Convention Awards Luncheon in Virginia Beach! ow.ly/vXuZ50voMhG
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7 days ago

Congratulations to our friend and colleague on this well deserved award.

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