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Columbia University

Department of Population and Family Health

New York, NY

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Overview

Columbia University / Department of Population and Family Health is located in New York, NY, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Public Health (Dr PH)
Master of Public Health (MPH)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 66
Doctoral Degrees 1

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

288
Applied
172
Accepted
53
Enrolled
60%

Applying

120
Application Fee - Domestic

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 1st December 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements MPH or equivalent (for Dr PH)

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 600
TOEFL IBT score: 100

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards February 1

Student Body

120
Total Graduate Students
12%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5%
Black or African American 5%
White or Caucasian 45%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 17.5%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 5.83%
Unknown 9.17%

Gender

Male (8%)
Female (91%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Child and adolescent health, global health systems, health and human rights, humanitarian disasters, sexual and reproductive health
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 60 Haven Avenue #B2
New York, NY  10032
United States
Contact Terry McGovern
Professor and Interim Chairperson
Phone: 212-304-5200

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