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University of Chicago

Department of Public Health Sciences

Chicago , IL

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University of Chicago

Overview

University of Chicago / Department of Public Health Sciences is located in Chicago, IL, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 10
Doctoral Degrees 4

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam MCAT or GRE
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Ethics class, 2 teaching assistantships

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

75
Applied
18
Accepted
11
Enrolled
24%

Applying

90
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 1st December 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam MCAT or GRE
Master's Degree Requirements Doctoral-level clinical degree or completed pre-clinical training at accredited medical school, transcripts, statement of purpose, 3 letters of recommendation
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Transcripts, statement of purpose, 3 letters of recommendation

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 600
TOEFL IBT score: 104
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards December 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership

Student Body

25
Total Graduate Students
20%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 12%
Black or African American 4%
White or Caucasian 44%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 20%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (48%)
Female (52%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Biostatistics, epidemiology, health services research
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 5841 South Maryland Avenue, MC2000
Chicago, IL  60637
United States
Contact Diane Sperling Lauderdale PhD
Chair
Email: dlauderd@uchicago.edu
Phone: 773-834-0913

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