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Columbia University

Department of Sociomedical Sciences

New York, NY

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Overview

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

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

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

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 99
Doctoral Degrees 5

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

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

549
Applied
268
Accepted
89
Enrolled
49%

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

210
Total Graduate Students
6%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 11.43%
Black or African American 11.9%
White or Caucasian 44%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.48%
Asian 14.29%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2.38%
Unknown 8.57%

Gender

Male (13%)
Female (86%)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Social and cultural factors in health and health care, health services delivery and utilization, health promotion and disease prevention, AIDS
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 722 West 168th Street, 5th Floor
New York, NY  10032
United States
Contact Dr. James Colgrove
Professor and Interim Chair
Phone: 212-305-0561

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