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The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Department of Epidemiology

Chapel Hill, NC

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Overview

The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill / Department of Epidemiology is located in Chapel Hill, NC, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Pharmacy/Master of Public Health (Pharm D/MPH)
Master of Public Health (MPH) Veterinary epidemiology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Epidemiology
Master of Science in Clinical Research (MSCR) Clinical research
Master of Public Health (MPH) Epidemiology

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 21
Doctoral Degrees 31

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

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test or MCAT
Comp Exam Required
Major paper
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

232
Applied
64
Accepted
34
Enrolled
28%

Applying

90
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 11th December 11th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test or MCAT
Master's Degree Requirements Doctoral degree (completed or in-progress)
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Strong quantitative and biological preparation, 3 letters of recommendation (academic and/or professional)

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 90
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards December 10
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

180
Total Graduate Students
12%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5%
Black or African American 9.44%
White or Caucasian 48%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 14.44%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 5%
Unknown 4.44%

Gender

Male (27%)
Female (72%)

Faculty

135
Total faculty
Full-time - 54
Part-time - 81
Male (59)
Female (76)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Chronic disease: cancer, cardiovascular, nutritional; environmental/occupational injury; infectious diseases; reproductive diseases; healthcare; coronavirus
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 135 Dauer Drive
2101 McGavran-Greenberg Hall, CB #7435
Chapel Hill, NC  27599
United States
Contact Dr. Til Sturmer
Chair
Email: sturmer@unc.edu
Phone: 919-966-7433
Fax: 919-966-2089

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