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Kent State University

College of Public Health

Kent, OH

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Overview

Kent State University / College of Public Health is located in Kent, OH, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Public health Epidemiology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Public health Health policy and management
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Public health Prevention science
Master of Public Health (MPH) Public health Environmental health sciences
Master of Public Health (MPH) Public health Biostatistics
Master of Public Health (MPH) Public health Social and behavioral sciences
Master of Public Health (MPH) Public health Epidemiology
Master of Public Health (MPH) Public health Health policy and management

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 79
Doctoral Degrees 5

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
300 hours' placement at public health agency, final portfolio and presentation
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

176
Applied
133
Accepted
81
Enrolled
76%

Applying

45
Application Fee - Domestic
70
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline June 15th June 15th No
Spring deadline October 15th October 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, transcripts, goal statement, 3 letters of recommendation
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0, personal statement, resume, interview, 3 letters of recommendation

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 550
TOEFL IBT score: 79
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Types of financial support available Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

275
Total Graduate Students
55%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
44%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.18%
Black or African American 13.45%
White or Caucasian 60%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.36%
Asian 2.91%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.82%
Unknown 4%

Gender

Male (24%)
Female (75%)

Faculty

35
Total faculty
Full-time - 23
Part-time - 12
Male (18)
Female (17)

Location & Contact

Address PO Box 5190
Kent, OH  44242-0001
United States
Contact Dr. Sonia Alemagno
Dean and Professor of Health Policy and Management
Email: salemagn@kent.edu
Phone: 330-672-6500

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