Department of Biostatistics Harvard School of Public Health Harvard University

Department of Biostatistics Harvard School of Public Health Harvard University

Boston, MA
location
Private
type
Urban
setting
53%
47%
student ratio
38
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
December 15
fall application deadline
29%
acceptance rate
2 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Biostatistics Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (SM)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 16
    • Doctoral Degrees 1
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

29% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 127
    • Accepted 37
    • Acceptance Rate 29
    • Enrolled 16
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $120
    • Application Fee - International $120
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline December 15th December 15th Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE, MCAT, prior training in mathematics and/or statistics
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE, prior training in mathematics and/or statistics
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 600 paper based, TOEFL iBT, IELTS recommended, IELTS paper based

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsFebruary 15
    • Types of financial support availableFederal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Scholarship and/or loans, Traineeships, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students38
    • Female Percentage53%
    • Male Percentage47%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students38
    • Part-time Percentage13%
    • Full-time Percentage87%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino0%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian58%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian17%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races25%
    • Unknown0%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty56
    • Full-time Percentage66%
    • Part-time Percentage34%
    • Female Percentage32%
    • Male Percentage68%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchStatistical genetics, clinical trials, cancer and AIDS research, environmental and mental health, dose response modeling
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of Biostatistics

Harvard School of Public Health
Harvard University

665 Huntington Avenue, 4th Floor
Boston, MA 02115-6096
United States

Dr. Victor DeGruttola

Chair

Phone: 617-432-1056
Fax: 617-432-5619
Email: degrut@hsph.harvard.edu

Mr. Vincent James

Director of Admissions

Phone: 617-432-1031
Fax: 617-432-7080
Email: admissions@hsph.harvard.edu


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