Chapel Hill, NC
location
Public
type
Suburban
setting
61%
39%
student ratio
90
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
April 11
fall application deadline
31%
acceptance rate
11 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Environmental Health Sciences Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [Environmental and Occupational Health ]
      Master of Public Health (MPH) [Environmental and Occupational Health ]
      Master of Science (MS) [Environmental and Occupational Health ]
      Master of Science in Public Health (MSPH) [Environmental and Occupational Health ]
    • Environmental Engineering Master of Public Health (MPH) [Environmental Engineering ]
      Master of Science (MS) [Environmental Engineering ]
      Master of Science in Environmental Engineering (MSEE) [Environmental Engineering ]
      Master of Science in Public Health (MSPH) [Environmental Engineering ]
    • Master of Public Health/Master of Community and Regional Planning (MPH/MCRP)
      Master of Science in Public Health/Master of City and Regional Planning (MSPH/MCRP)
      Master of Science/Master of City and Regional Planning (MS/MCRP)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 30
    • Doctoral Degrees 16
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? No
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required, Thesis Required for some and research paper
    • Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required and Thesis Required
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

31% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 159
    • Accepted 50
    • Acceptance Rate 31
    • Enrolled 9
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $85
    • Application Fee - International $85
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline April 11th April 11th Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test, 3 letters of recommendation (academic and/or professional; at least one academic)
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, 3 letters of recommendation (academic and/or professional; at least one academic)
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, TOEFL iBT, IELTS required, IELTS paper based

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsDecember 10
    • Types of financial support availableCareer or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Health Care Benefits, Traineeships, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students90
    • Female Percentage61%
    • Male Percentage39%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students90
    • Part-time Percentage3%
    • Full-time Percentage97%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino1%
    • Black / African American1%
    • White / Caucasian59%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian8%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown or International Student31%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty70
    • Full-time Percentage57%
    • Part-time Percentage43%
    • Female Percentage23%
    • Male Percentage77%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchAir, radiation and industrial hygiene, aquatic and atmospheric sciences, environmental health sciences, environmental management and policy, water resources engineering
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Department of Environmental Sciences and Engineering

Gillings School of Global Public Health
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

135 Dauer Drive 166 Rosenau Hall, CB #7431
Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7431
United States

Dr. Barbara Turpin

Professor and Chair

Phone: 919-966-1024
Fax: 919-966-7911
Email: esechair@unc.edu

Mr. Jack Whaley

Registrar

Phone: 919-966-3844
Fax: 919-966-7911
Email: jack_whaley@unc.edu

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