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University of South Florida

College of Public Health

Tampa, FL

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Overview

University of South Florida / College of Public Health is located in Tampa, FL, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Public Health (MPH)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Doctor of Public Health (Dr PH)
Master of Health Administration (MHA)
Master of Science in Public Health (MSPH)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 136
Doctoral Degrees 6

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
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,200
Applied
650
Accepted
400
Enrolled
54%

Applying

30
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline May 1st May 1st No
Spring deadline June 15th June 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0 in upper-level course work, 3 professional letters of recommendation, resume/curriculum vitae
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0 in upper-level course work, goal statement, three professional letters of recommendation, resume/curriculum vitae, writing sample

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards November 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

798
Total Graduate Students
11%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 8.02%
Black or African American 15.29%
White or Caucasian 54%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.38%
Asian 6.02%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 4.39%

Gender

Male (27%)
Female (72%)

Faculty

94
Total faculty
Full-time - 60
Part-time - 34
Male (54)
Female (40)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Not reported
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
17,256,978

Location & Contact

Address 13201 Bruce B. Downs Boulevard
MDC 56
Tampa, FL  33612
United States
Contact Dr. Donna J. Petersen
Dean
Phone: 813-974-3623
Fax: 813-974-7390

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