School of Public Health Boston University

School of Public Health Boston University

Boston, MA
student ratio
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
January 1
fall application deadline
acceptance rate
8 Departments and Programs
departments and programs

Departments & Programs

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Public Health Doctor of Medicine/Master of Public Health (MD/MPH)
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Doctor of Public Health (Dr PH)
      Juris Doctor/Master of Public Health (JD/MPH)
      Master of Arts (MA)
      Master of Business Administration/Master of Public Health (MBA/MPH)
      Master of Public Health (MPH)
      Master of Public Health/Master of Science (MPH/MS)
      Master of Science (MS)
      Master of Social Work/Master of Public Health (MSW/MPH)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 477
    • Doctoral Degrees 17
    • 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? Yes
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported


42% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 2,594
    • Accepted 1,111
    • Acceptance Rate 42
    • Enrolled 396
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $120
    • Application Fee - International $120
    • 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 October 1st October 1st Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE, GMAT, U.S. bachelor's degree or international equivalent
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE, GMAT, MPH or equivalent
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 600 paper based, TOEFL iBT, IELTS required, 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 awardsMay 30
    • Types of financial support availableTuition Waivers, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Institutionally-sponsored Loans, Scholarship and/or loans, Traineeships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students955
    • Female Percentage82%
    • Male Percentage18%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students955
    • Part-time Percentage37%
    • Full-time Percentage63%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino6%
    • Black / African American7%
    • White / Caucasian56%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian12%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races3%
    • Unknown16%


  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchClinical trials, observational studies, environmental epidemiology, global ecology, environmental sustainability, community health, environmental justice, infectious disease, non-infectious disease, research methods, pharmaceutical assessment, bioethics, health law, human rights, health policy, management, finance and management, family health, disease control in developing countries, child and adolescent health, women's health, health disparities
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

School of Public Health

Boston University

715 Albany Street, T2C
Boston, MA 02118
United States

Dr. Sandro Galea


Phone: 617-638-4640
Fax: 617-638-5299

Ms. LePhan Quan

Associate Director of Admissions

Phone: 617-638-4640
Fax: 617-638-5299

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