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Harvard University

Department of Global Health and Population

Boston, MA

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Overview

Harvard University / Department of Global Health and Population is located in Boston, MA, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Population health sciences
Master of Science (SM) Global health and population

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 28
Doctoral Degrees 10

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, MCAT
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Thesis Required
Qualifying exam

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

51
Applied
28
Accepted
15
Enrolled
55%

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

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE, MCAT
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE

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

130
Total Graduate Students
20%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 0.77%
Black or African American 1.54%
White or Caucasian 14%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 4.62%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 0%
Unknown 0.77%

Gender

Male (26%)
Female (73%)

Faculty

69
Total faculty
Full-time - 47
Part-time - 22
Male (44)
Female (25)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Health systems, international health policy, economics, population and reproductive health, ecology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 677 Huntington Avenue
Building 1, Room 1104
Boston, MA  02115-6096
United States
Contact Dr. Wafaie W. Fawzi
Chair
Email: mina@hsph.harvard.edu
Phone: 617-432-1232
Fax: 617-432-2435

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