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Columbia University

Department of Epidemiology

New York, NY

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Columbia University

Overview

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

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Public Health (MPH)
Doctor of Public Health (Dr PH)
Master of Science (MS)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 146
Doctoral Degrees 8

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

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

757
Applied
429
Accepted
137
Enrolled
57%

Applying

120
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

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

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
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

357
Total Graduate Students
16%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 8.68%
Black or African American 6.44%
White or Caucasian 32%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.28%
Asian 24.09%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3.08%
Unknown 8.4%

Gender

Male (25%)
Female (74%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Infectious disease epidemiology, chronic disease epidemiology, social epidemiology, psychiatric epidemiology, neurological epidemiology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 722 West 168th Street, 7th Floor
New York, NY  10032
United States
Contact Dr. Charles Branas
Chairperson
Phone: 212-305-8755

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