79
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

Columbia University / Department of Environmental Health Sciences is located in New York, NY, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Public Health (MPH) Environmental health sciences
Master of Science (MS) Toxicology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Environmental health sciences
Doctor of Public Health (Dr PH) Environmental health sciences
Master of Science (MS) Radiological sciences

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 30
Doctoral Degrees 7

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 Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

173
Applied
96
Accepted
38
Enrolled
55%

Applying

120
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 1st December 1st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements 1 year of course work in biology, general chemistry, organic chemistry, and mathematics
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements MPH or equivalent (for Dr PH)
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 600
TOEFL IBT score: 100

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards February 1

Student Body

79
Total Graduate Students
31%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
68%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 10.13%
Black or African American 3.8%
White or Caucasian 41%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 18.99%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 2.53%
Unknown 10.13%

Gender

Male (25%)
Female (74%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Laboratory science, field research, and community-based efforts to understand the impact of environmental exposures on human health, including areas of molecular epidemiology, environmental toxicology, environmental health policy, global health, air pollution, children's health, climate and health, epigenetics, radiological sciences, and health physics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 722 West 168th Street, 11th Floor
New York, NY  10032
United States
Contact Dr. Andrea Baccarelli
Chair
Phone: 212-305-3466
Fax: 212-305-4012