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The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

Department of Epidemiology

Chapel Hill, NC

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The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

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 12
Doctoral Degrees 36

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

259
Applied
80
Accepted
43
Enrolled
31%

Applying

85
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 10th January 10th 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

Student Body

191
Total Graduate Students
10%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.76%
Black or African American 6.81%
White or Caucasian 56%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.52%
Asian 10.99%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 6.81%
Unknown 1.57%

Gender

Male (25%)
Female (74%)

Faculty

149
Total faculty
Full-time - 56
Part-time - 93
Male (61)
Female (88)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Chronic disease: cancer, cardiovascular, nutritional; environmental/occupational injury; infectious diseases; reproductive diseases; healthcare
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. Andrew Olshan
Chair
Email: andy_olshan@unc.edu
Phone: 919-966-7424
Fax: 919-966-2089

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