The Epidemiology MPH program admits applicants with a variety of backgrounds, including biology, law, mathematics, microbiology, genetics, medicine, and social and behavioral sciences.

Preference is given to applicants with good quantitative and analytic abilities. Admitted students must be comfortable learning statistical methods to address problems in human health and disease.

Preferred performance levels include a 70th percentile ranking on the quantitative section of the GRE and satisfactory grades in college-level quantitative courses such as algebra, statistics, calculus, or trigonometry. Relevant experience in a public health setting is preferred.

Effective for the 2020 admissions cycle, this program does not require the GRE. Applicants who have already taken the GRE may submit their scores if they choose, however it is not required.

Admissions Requirements

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Admission Averages

Average score of admitted student Minimum score
GPA 3.58 3.0
GRE Combined 313 300
GRE Analytical Writing 4.6 3.5
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