Pittsburgh, PA
location
Public
type
Urban
setting
55%
45%
student ratio
73
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
December 15
fall application deadline
44%
acceptance rate
2 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Biostatistics Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 11
    • Doctoral Degrees 13
    • 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? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? No
    • Distance learning programs available? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Yes
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Thesis Required and comprehensive exam (for MS)
    • Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required, Thesis Required and preliminary exam, dissertation defense
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

44% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 345
    • Accepted 155
    • Acceptance Rate 44
    • Enrolled 29
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $135
    • Application Fee - International $135
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline December 15th December 15th 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, previous course work in biology and calculus
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, previous course work in biology and calculus
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL (minimum score 550 paper-based, 80 iBT) or IELTS (minimum score 6.5)

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 awardsJanuary 15
    • Types of financial support availableNot Reported

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students73
    • Female Percentage55%
    • Male Percentage45%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students73
    • Part-time Percentage12%
    • Full-time Percentage88%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino3%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian22%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian15%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races2%
    • Unknown or International Student58%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty32
    • Full-time Percentage75%
    • Part-time Percentage25%
    • Female Percentage41%
    • Male Percentage59%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchPreconception of stress exposure, impact of mycoplasma on reproductive, mitochondrial determinants of cognitive outcomes, enhanced detection system for infection
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$1,688,725

Location & Contact

Department of Biostatistics

Graduate School of Public Health
University of Pittsburgh

130 DeSoto Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15261
United States

Shyamal Peddada

Chair

Phone: 412-624-8549
Fax: 412-624-2183

Jennifer Palaski

Department Administrator

Phone: 412-624-1560
Fax: 412-624-0184
Email: jdh150@pitt.edu


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