SPH Mission

The mission of the Boston University School of Public Health is to improve the health and well-being of populations worldwide, particularly the underserved, through excellence and innovation in education, research, and practice

SPH Values

We are committed to igniting and sustaining positive change that leads to health and well-being around the world.  We strive for a respectful, collaborative, diverse, and inclusive community within our School of Public Health. We aim to promote justice, human rights, and equity within and across our local and global communities.

Our Core Purpose

THINK. TEACH. DO.
FOR THE HEALTH OF ALL

School Ranking

Faculty & Staff

303

Faculty

227

Staff

Alumni

11,205

Total Alumni


114

Countries Represented

Public Health Conversations

Since launching in 2015, our signature events engage diverse voices with broad perspectives to advance our thinking on issues of consequence in public health.

150+

Events hosted

439

Featured speakers


140K+

People engaged

130

Countries represented

Academics



Students

1,240

Total Students


32%

Part Time

68%

Full Time


25

Median Age


44

US states of origin

51

Countries of origin

Financial Assistance

93%

Students Receiving Aid


$12 million

Total scholarships awarded

Graduate Employment

94%

Graduates employed/pursuing advanced education within 6 months of graduation