University of Washington School of Public Health
SPH Fact Sheet
Our vision is a world of healthy people in sustainable communities—locally, nationally, and globally.
among public health majors in the nation (College Choice)
among publicly funded schools of public health in the U.S.
(U.S. News & World Report)
among departments of biostatistics nationally
5 Academic Departments
5 Interdisciplinary Programs
1,475 Students (2016–17)
In graduate programs 940
In undergraduate programs 535
Washington state residents 60% Underrepresented minorities 16%
Our graduates work to improve the health and well-being of communities in Washington state and around the world.
95% Job Placement
Percentage of job-seeking SPH graduates employed within 1 year of graduation, based on a survey of 2014–15 alumni.
Clinical and Affiliate 565
Elected to National
Academy of Medicine 22
50+ Centers & Institutes
Including AIDS Research, Clean Air Research, Health Promotion Research, Northwest Center for Public Health Practice, Pacific Northwest Agricultural Safety and Health, International Training and Education Center for Health.
1959 NE Pacific St, F-350, Seattle, WA 98195