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Tulane University

School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine

New Orleans, LA

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Overview

Tulane University / School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine is located in New Orleans, LA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Public Health (MPH)
Master of Science in Public Health (MSPH)
Master of Public Health and Tropical Medicine (MPHTM)
Doctor of Medicine/Master of Science in Public Health (MD/MSPH)
Doctor of Medicine/Master of Public Health and Tropical Medicine (MD/MPHTM)
Master of Social Work/Master of Public Health (MSW/MPH)
Master of Science (MS)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Health Administration (MHA)
Doctor of Public Health (Dr PH)
Doctor of Medicine/Master of Public Health (MD/MPH)
Juris Doctor/Master of Public Health (JD/MPH)
Master of Business Administration/Master of Health Administration (MBA/MHA)
Juris Doctor/Master of Health Administration (JD/MHA)

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,341
Applied
999
Accepted
240
Enrolled
74%

Applying

135
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline July 15th June 15th Yes
Winter deadline November 15th October 15th Yes
Spring deadline November 15th October 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Career statement; letters of recommendation
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Career statement; letters of recommendation

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required
IELTS: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition & Fees

$63,080
Tuition & Fees
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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards April 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

621
Total Graduate Students
20%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.76%
Black or African American 11.76%
White or Caucasian 48%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.32%
Asian 7.73%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 2.9%
Unknown 1.29%

Gender

Male (27%)
Female (72%)

Faculty

142
Total faculty
Full-time - 117
Part-time - 25
Male (65)
Female (77)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Global health; cardiovascular epidemiology; emerging infectious tropical diseases; maternal and child health; health outcomes
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
50,000,000

Location & Contact

Address 1440 Canal Street
Suite 2400
New Orleans, LA  70112
United States
Contact Pierre Buekens
Dean
Email: sphtmdo@tulane.edu
Phone: 504-988-5388
Fax: 504-988-5718

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