26
Students
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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Overview

University of South Carolina / Program in Biostatistics is located in Columbia, SC, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Public Health (MPH)
Master of Science in Public Health (MSPH)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Doctor of Public Health (Dr PH)

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 7
Doctoral Degrees 1

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required for some
Practicum (MPH)
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required for some
Practicum (Dr PH)

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

37
Applied
17
Accepted
5
Enrolled
46%

Applying

40
Application Fee - Domestic
500
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th January 15th Yes
Spring deadline August 15th August 15th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Master's degree
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 570
TOEFL IBT score: 88

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Application deadlines for financial awards January 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

26
Total Graduate Students
46%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
53%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino Not Reported
Black or African American 7.69%
White or Caucasian 11%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 7.69%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 3.85%

Gender

Male (38%)
Female (61%)

Faculty

15
Total faculty
Full-time (11)
Part-time (4)
Male (11)
Female (4)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Bayesian methods, biometric modeling, nonlinear regression, health survey methodology, measurement of health status
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
213,019

Location & Contact

Address Columbia, SC  29208
United States
Contact Dr. James Hussey
Phone: 803-777-7000