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Program in Public Health School of Medicine Virginia Commonwealth University

  • Richmond, VA
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Urban
    setting
  • 72%28%
    student ratio
  • 36
    total students
  • $9,133 | $18,777
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • January 1
    fall application deadline
  • 42%
    acceptance rate
  • 6 Degrees
    degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Epidemiology Master of Public Health (MPH)
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Social And Behavioral Science Master of Public Health (MPH)
    • Public Health Practice Master of Public Health (MPH)
    • Doctor of Medicine/Master of Public Health (MD/MPH)
      Master of Social Work/Master of Public Health (MSW/MPH)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 18
    • Doctoral Degrees 2
    • 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 Required
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

42% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 82
    • Accepted 35
    • Acceptance Rate 42
    • Enrolled 23
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $50
    • Application Fee - International $50
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline January 1st January 1st Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, interview, 3 letters of recommendation, and minimum graduate GPA of 3.0, master's degree in public health or related field including epidemiology and biostatistics
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 600 paper based, TOEFL iBT

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *$9,133
    • Out-of-state tuition *$18,777
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year feesNot Reported
    • 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 submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsNot Reported
    • Types of financial support availableTuition Waivers

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students36
    • Female Percentage72%
    • Male Percentage28%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students36
    • Part-time Percentage42%
    • Full-time Percentage58%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino3%
    • Black / African American9%
    • White / Caucasian77%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian9%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown2%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty13
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage31%
    • Male Percentage69%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchSickle cell anemia, breast cancer, HIV/AIDS, hospital epidemiology, infectious diseases
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Program in Public Health

School of Medicine
Virginia Commonwealth University

901 West Franklin Street
Richmond, VA 23284-9005
United States

Dr. Kate Lapane

Professor and Chair

Phone: 804-628-2506
Fax: 804-828-9773
Email: kllapane@vcu.edu

Ms. Lisa Anderson

Director of Educational Programs

Phone: 804-628-2512
Fax: 804-828-9773
Email: lsanders@vcu.edu



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