Application Deadlines

Scholarship Consideration

To receive consideration for first-round School of Public Health scholarships, applications must be completed, with all required supporting documentation, by Dec. 1. Applicants meeting the Dec. 1 priority deadline will be automatically considered for a range of School of Public Health scholarships. Applications submitted/complete after Dec. 1 will be given scholarship consideration based on availability of funds.

Deadlines by Program

To meet a stated deadline using the online centralized application services SOPHAS, applicants must submit their application with supporting documents, and pay the application fee no later than 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time.

Note: We encourage applicants to submit their application and send supporting documentation at least two weeks prior to the stated deadlines to allow for any issues/problems that may arise.

MHA Programs Fall Term (priority) Fall Term (final) Spring Term Summer Term
Executive Program See below*
Full-time Program MAR 15
MPH Programs Fall Term (priority) Fall Term (final) Spring Term Summer Term
Biostatistics DEC 1 APR 15
Community Health Promotion DEC 1 MAY 1
Environmental Health DEC 1 JUN 15
Epidemiology DEC 1 MAY 1
Executive Program in Public Health Practice AUG 1 DEC 1** APR 1
Maternal & Child Health – Epidemiology Emphasis and Standard Program Options DEC 1 MAY 1
Maternal & Child Health – Advanced Standing Track MAY 1 NOV 1** MAR 15
Public Health Administration & Policy DEC 1 APR 1
Public Health Administration & Policy: Executive NOV 15
Public Health Nutrition – Coordinated Master’s Program Option DEC 1
Public Health Nutrition – Epidemiology Emphasis and Standard Program Options DEC 1 MAY 1
MS Programs Fall Term (priority) Fall Term (final) Spring Term Summer Term
Biostatistics DEC 1 APR 1
4+1 Biostatistics APR 1
Clinical Research AUG 1 NOV 1
Environmental Health DEC 1 JUN 15
Health Services Research, Policy and Administration DEC 1 APR 1
PhD Programs Fall Term (priority) Fall Term (final) Spring Term Summer Term
Biostatistics DEC 1 FEB 1
Environmental Health DEC 1 JUN 15
Epidemiology DEC 1 FEB 1
Health Services Research, Policy and Administration DEC 1 FEB 1
Dual-Degree Programs Fall Term (priority) Fall Term (final) Spring Term Summer Term
Public Health Dentistry: MPH/DDS AUG 1 DEC 1 APR 1
Public Health Law: MPH/JD AUG 1 DEC 1 APR 1
Public Health Medicine: MPH/MD APR 1
Public Health Pharmacy: MPH/PharmD AUG 1 DEC 1 APR 1
Public Health Public Policy: MPH/MPP AUG 1 DEC 1 APR 1
Public Health Urban and Regional Planning: MPH/MURP AUG 1 DEC 1 APR 1
Veterinary Public Health: MPH/DVM JAN 15
Certificate Programs Fall Term (priority) Fall Term (final) Spring Term Summer Term
All certificate programs AUG 1 DEC 1 APR 1

*Contact Tom Gilliam at gilli032@umn.edu regarding deadlines for the Executive MHA program.
**U.S. applicants only.