Pittsburgh, PA
location
Public
type
Urban
setting
60%
40%
student ratio
73
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
January 15
fall application deadline
42%
acceptance rate
3 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Biostatistics Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Public Health (MPH)
      Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 11
    • Doctoral Degrees 4
    • 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 Comp Exam Required and thesis (for MS); essay or thesis (for MPH)
    • Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required and Thesis Required
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

42% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 261
    • Accepted 110
    • Acceptance Rate 42
    • Enrolled 21
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $120
    • Application Fee - International $120
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline January 15th January 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, calculus, and computer science, and social science (for MPH); prior professional degree
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, previous course work in biology, and calculus, and computer science
    • 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 submitNot Reported
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsJanuary 15
    • Types of financial support availableResearch Assistantships, Teaching Assistantships, Health Care Benefits, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students73
    • Female Percentage60%
    • Male Percentage40%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students73
    • Part-time Percentage23%
    • Full-time Percentage77%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino1%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian33%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian14%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races6%
    • Unknown or International Student46%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty30
    • Full-time Percentage73%
    • Part-time Percentage27%
    • Female Percentage40%
    • Male Percentage60%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchSurvival analysis, statistical genetics, clinical trials, stochastic modeling
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$3,873,825

Location & Contact

Department of Biostatistics

Graduate School of Public Health
University of Pittsburgh

130 DeSoto Street 310 Parran Hall
Pittsburgh, PA 15261
United States

Dr. Jong Jeong

Interim Chair

Phone: 412-624-8549
Fax: 412-624-2183
Email: jjeong@pitt.edu

Renee Valenti

Academic Affairs Administrator

Phone: 412-624-3023
Fax: 412-624-0184
Email: rmn4@pitt.edu

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