Our Students

Students, faculty, and staff benefit from the School’s rich, complex mix of backgrounds and perspectives—diversity is essential to our academics, and invaluable to our health as a community. Our students graduate equipped with the openness and cross-cultural understanding essential to effectively practice public health in the twenty-first century.

Our students hail from 49 countries and speak more than 60 different languages, among them: Zulu, Russian, Khmer, Italian, Arabic, Begali, Haitian Creole, and Punjabi.

1285 Students


Median Age25
Our Fall 2017 incoming class is comprised of students from a wide range of backgrounds, including over 70 different college majors.

Master’s Level Students

Average Incoming GPA3.3

Average GRE Verbal62%
Average GRE Quantitative51%

Average GRE Writing60%

Doctoral Level Students

Average Incoming GPA (graduate)3.85

Average GRE Verbal80%
Average GRE Quantitative74%

Average GRE Writing77%