University of Washington School of Public Health

SPH at a Glance

Students Enrolled 2013:
1232 Total
313 undergraduates,919 graduate students
72% women,8% underrepresented minorities
64% WA residents,8% international
New Students 2013:
215 undergraduates, 328 graduate students
Degrees Awarded 2012-2013:
113 undergraduate,256 masters,51 doctoral
Faculty 158 primary,105 joint,166 adjunct,493 affiliate & clinical,922 total
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Departments Biostatistics, Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences, Epidemiology, Global Health, Health Services
Interdisciplinary Programs Health Administration, Maternal and Child Health, Nutritional Sciences, Pathobiology, Public Health Genetics
Graduate Degrees Offered Master of Public Health (MPH), Master of Science (MS), Master of Health Administration (MHA), Master of Health Informatics and Health Information Management (MHIHIM), Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
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Undergraduate Programs BS or BA in Public Health, BS or Minor in Environmental Health, BS in Health Informatics and Health Information Management, Minor in Global Health
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Certificate & Professional Programs Executive MHA & MPH programs; certificate programs include Medical Management, Health Policy, Public Health Genetics, Clinical Research Methods
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Centers and Institutes More than 30 Research Centers, including Northwest Center for Public Health Practice, Center for Public Health Nutrition, Institute for Public Health Genetics, International Training and Education Center on HIV
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Rankings The School ranked sixth in the nation in the most recent US News and World Report survey of graduate schools of public health, and third among publicly funded schools of public health.
Accreditation Accredited through the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH), plus five program-level accrediting bodies such as the American Dietetic Association and Accrediting Commission on Education for Health Service Administration
Total budget $234 million (85% Grants & Contracts, 12% University & State Funds, 3% Other)
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Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Group Health Research Institute, Seattle Children's Hospital, Veteran's Affairs, Public Health–Seattle & King County, Washington State Department of Health, Washington State Labor & Industry, PATH
Founded 1970