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1060 Dragon Road
Oakwood , Virginia 24631

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1060 Dragon Road
Oakwood, VA 24631
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About Appalachian College of Pharmacy

Located in Oakwood, Virginia, Appalachian College of Pharmacy is a prestigious not-for-profit private university that offers a comprehensive education in pharmacy. With a commitment to providing exceptional healthcare education, the college has established itself as a premier institution in the field.

Founded with the goal of meeting the healthcare needs of rural Appalachia, the Appalachian College of Pharmacy has been dedicatedly serving the community since its establishment. The college strives to educate highly skilled pharmacists who can make a positive impact on the health and well-being of the region’s population.

One notable aspect of Appalachian College of Pharmacy is its emphasis on community outreach and service. The faculty and students actively engage in various initiatives aimed at promoting healthcare awareness and improving the quality of life in the surrounding areas. These community involvement efforts serve as valuable practical experiences for the students, allowing them to apply their classroom knowledge to real-world scenarios.

The curriculum at Appalachian College of Pharmacy is designed to equip students with the necessary skills and knowledge required to excel in the pharmaceutical industry. Through a combination of rigorous coursework, hands-on laboratory experiences, and clinical rotations, students receive a comprehensive education in pharmaceutical sciences. The college also offers specialized tracks in areas such as geriatric pharmacy, ambulatory care, and pharmacy informatics, providing students with an opportunity to focus on their specific interests within the field.

In addition to the academic program, Appalachian College of Pharmacy boasts state-of-the-art facilities and resources that enhance the learning experience. The pharmacy laboratories are equipped with cutting-edge technology, allowing students to gain practical skills in compounding, drug development, and patient care. The campus also houses a library with an extensive collection of resources, providing students with access to a wealth of knowledge in the pharmaceutical field.

While the university itself is a hub of academic excellence, the surrounding area also offers a unique and vibrant environment for students. Oakwood, Virginia, nestled in the picturesque Appalachian Mountains, provides a scenic backdrop for campus life. The serene natural surroundings offer ample opportunities for outdoor activities, including hiking, camping, and exploring the region’s rich biodiversity.

Furthermore, Appalachian College of Pharmacy benefits from its proximity to larger cities such as Roanoke and Bristol, which offer additional recreational and cultural opportunities. Students can enjoy a range of entertainment options, including sporting events, concerts, art galleries, and vibrant nightlife.

Living in Oakwood, Virginia, students also have the advantage of experiencing the warm and welcoming community spirit that characterizes the region. With a close-knit community and a strong sense of togetherness, students can feel supported and connected throughout their academic journey.

In conclusion, Appalachian College of Pharmacy stands as a leading institution in the field of pharmacy education. With a commitment to serving rural Appalachia, the college prepares compassionate and skilled pharmacists to address the healthcare needs of the community. Through a comprehensive curriculum, state-of-the-art facilities, and a supportive learning environment, students at Appalachian College of Pharmacy receive a well-rounded education that equips them for successful careers in the pharmaceutical industry. Offered in a beautiful natural setting and with access to nearby cities, students at the college also benefit from a rich and diverse cultural experience outside of the classroom.

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Disability Accommodations

Services Provided

      • Notetaking Assistance
      • Exam Accomodations
      • Alternate Learning Material Formats (e-text, large print, etc.)
      • Scribe Services
      • Qualified Readers
      • Assistive technologies (screen readers, voice input, etc.)
      • Qualified Sign Language Interpreters
      • Text-Based Accommodations (CART or C-Print)

      Services Provided

          • Degree Curriculum Substitutions
          • Priority Enrollment
          • Reduced courseload
          • Medical leave
          • Residence Hall Accommodations

          Campus Accessibility

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              • Student Health Services
              • Mental Health Support Services
              • The library(ies)
              • Institution Online Platforms
              • Recreational and Athletic Facilities
              • Student Community Center and Other Common Gathering Areas
              • Primary Educational Facilities Used for Classes
              • Entertainment and Event Facilities
              • On-Campus Transit
              • Close Off-Campus Transit
              • Student Housing
              • Essential Administrative Offices (financial aid, registration, students services, career counseling, etc.)

              Services Provided

                  • Dietary Meal Plan Accommodations
                  • Service and Emotional Support Animals
                  • Study Abroad Program Accommodations
                  • Internship, Externship, Field Placement, or other For-Credit, Off-Campus Work Experience Accommodations