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University of Louisville

Department of Epidemiology and Population Health

Louisville , KY

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University of Louisville

Overview

University of Louisville / Department of Epidemiology and Population Health is located in Louisville, KY, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Epidemiology
Master of Public Health (MPH) Epidemiology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Public health sciences Epidemiology

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 4

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE (taken within past 5 years)
Thesis Required
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE (taken within past 5 years)
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

20
Applied
11
Accepted
10
Enrolled
55%

Applying

65
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline April 1st January 2nd Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE (taken within past 5 years)
Master's Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution or its equivalent, recommended minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale, 2 letters of recommendation written within the last twelve months, official transcripts of all degrees, one-page personal statement
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE (taken within past 5 years)
Doctoral Degree Requirements Master's degree from an accredited institution or its equivalent; recommended minimum GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale; 2 letters of recommendation written within the last twelve months; official transcripts of all degrees; one-page personal statement written by the applicant that is a clear, substantive description of his or her goals in public health

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 90

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition & Fees

$25,400
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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships

Student Body

29
Total Graduate Students
17%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.9%
Black or African American 3.45%
White or Caucasian 62%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 3.45%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 6.9%
Unknown 0%

Gender

Male (24%)
Female (75%)

Faculty

8
Total faculty
Full-time - 8
Part-time - 0
Male (3)
Female (5)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Breast cancer, health disparities along the cancer continuum, genetic epidemiology of cardiovascular diseases, developmental disorders associated with environmental exposure to lead and metals, global health
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
386,400

Location & Contact

Address 2301 South Third Street
Louisville, KY  40292-0001
United States
Contact Dr. Richard N Baumgartner PhD
Professor and Chair
Email: rnbaum01@gwise.louisville.edu
Phone: 502-852-3003
Fax: 502-852-3291

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