134
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

Harvard University / Department of Epidemiology is located in Boston, MA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (SM) Genetic epidemiology and statistical genetics
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Population health sciences
Master of Science (SM) Clinical epidemiology
Master of Science (SM) Epidemiologic methods
Master of Science (SM) Environmental and occupational epidemiology
Master of Science (SM) Pharmacoepidemiology
Master of Science (SM) Infectious disease epidemiology
Master of Science (SM) Cancer epidemiology
Master of Science (SM) Nutritional epidemiology
Master of Science (SM) Epidemiology of aging
Master of Science (SM) Cardiovascular epidemiology
Master of Science (SM) Reproductive epidemiology
Master of Science (SM) Neuro-psychiatric epidemiology

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 50
Doctoral Degrees 19

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

192
Applied
77
Accepted
64
Enrolled
40%

Applying

120
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 1st December 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE, MCAT
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Recommended TOEFL Paper score: 600
TOEFL IBT score: 100
IELTS: Recommended IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards February 15
Types of financial support available Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

134
Total Graduate Students
20%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
79%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.73%
Black or African American 2.99%
White or Caucasian 26%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 13.43%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 2.24%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (44%)
Female (55%)

Faculty

128
Total faculty
Full-time (84)
Part-time (44)
Male (71)
Female (57)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Cancer prevention and epidemiology; epidemiologic methods; epidemiology of aging; infectious diseases; pharmacoepidemiology; cardiovascular, clinical, environmental and occupational, molecular/genetic, neuropsychiatric, nutritional, psychiatric, reproductive, perinatal, and pediatric epidemiology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 677 Huntington Avenue, 9th Floor
Boston, MA  02115-6096
United States
Contact Dr. Albert Hofman
Chair
Phone: 617-432-6477