SPH Facts

Seattle Lake Union

Our vision is a world of healthy people in sustainable communities-locally, nationally, and globally. UW School of Public Health is accredited by CEPH.

50+ Centers & Institutes

Including AIDS Research, Clean Air Research, Health Promotion Research, I-TECH, Northwest Center for Public Health Practice, Pacific Northwest Agricultural Safety and Health. See the list of Centers and Institutes.

1,892 Students

1,042 In graduate programs
850 In undergraduate programs
63% Washington state residents
19% Minorities
13% International

236 Core Faculty

223 Adjunct
627 Clinical & Affiliate

10,000+ Alumni

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 one year of graduation, based on a survey of recent alumni.


737 degrees awarded (2020) PhD 58, Master's 333, Bachelor's 346
$241 million fiscal year 2019 operating budget, grants & contracts: 77%, tuition & fees: 9%, state funds 12%, gifts & endowments 2%


Celebrating 50 Years