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Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences Harvard School of Public Health Harvard University

  • Boston, MA
    location
  • Private
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 90%10%
    student ratio
  • 94
    total students
  • $37,576 | $37,576
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • December 15
    fall application deadline
  • 25%
    acceptance rate
  • 2 Degrees
    degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Health Promotion Doctor of Science (SD)
      Master of Science (SM)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 23
    • Doctoral Degrees 10
    • 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 Required and qualifying exam
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

25% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 243
    • Accepted 61
    • Acceptance Rate 25
    • Enrolled 29
  • 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
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE
    • 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
    • In-state tuition *$37,576
    • Out-of-state tuition *$37,576
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year fees$930.00
    • Per-term feesNot Reported
    • One-time feeNot Reported
    • *Typical fees for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • 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 Students94
    • Female Percentage90%
    • Male Percentage10%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students94
    • Part-time PercentageNot Reported
    • Full-time PercentageNot Reported
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino11%
    • Black / African American10%
    • White / Caucasian52%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native1%
    • Asian15%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander1%
    • Two or more races2%
    • Unknown8%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty46
    • Full-time Percentage46%
    • Part-time Percentage54%
    • Female Percentage57%
    • Male Percentage43%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchSocial determinants of health, program design and planned social change, health and social policy, heath care and community-based interventions, health effects and prevention of gender-based violence
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences

Harvard School of Public Health
Harvard University

677 Huntington Avenue, 7th Floor
Boston, MA 02115-6096
United States

Dr. Ichiro Kawachi

Chair

Phone: 617-432-1135
Fax: 617-432-3123
Email: ikawachi@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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