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University of Illinois at Chicago

Division of Community Health Sciences

Chicago, IL

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Overview

University of Illinois at Chicago / Division of Community Health Sciences is located in Chicago, IL, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Public Health (MPH)
Master of Science (MS)
Doctor of Public Health (Dr PH)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

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 GRE General Test
Thesis Required
Field practicum
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
Independent research, internship

Admissions

Applying

60
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 1st January 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 2.75
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 2.75

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

177
Total Graduate Students
41%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
58%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 12.43%
Black or African American 18.08%
White or Caucasian 49%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 11.3%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.56%
Two or more races 2.82%
Unknown 2.26%

Gender

Male (15%)
Female (84%)

Faculty

26
Total faculty
Full-time - 19
Part-time - 7
Male (5)
Female (21)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Promoting wellness, disease prevention; public health preparedness; public health security capabilities
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
629,000

Location & Contact

Address 601 South Morgan Street
Chicago, IL  60607-7128
United States
Contact Prof. Jesus Ramirez-Valles
Director
Email: valles@uic.edu
Phone: 312-996-6346