As one of the United States’ most global universities, the University at Buffalo is home to more than 5,000 students from 110 countries. We value international students as members of our community and will provide outstanding support services for you.
In addition to being an affordable, friendly and fun city, Buffalo-Niagara welcomes and respects international students.
Apply online to the MPH program using the Schools of Public Health Application Service (SOPHAS) application form. You will also need to pay the $50 UB application fee; this is in addition to the SOPHAS application fee.
This is also the application form to use for the MPH portion of the MD/MPH combined degree program.
Apply by April 1. Applications are for fall semester admission only; there are no spring semester admissions.
International applicants must demonstrate understanding of English as shown by one of the following:
Additional courses in mathematics if you do not have at least three semesters of successful coursework in calculus. Prior coursework in advanced calculus and statistics is desirable, but not essential. Also highly recommended are:
Before you submit your online application, ensure that you have all of the supplemental materials ready.
With your online application, you will be able to upload transcripts, your resume and personal statement. Three letters of reference will be requested through the email addresses of the recommenders that you will provide in the application.
You should request that your GRE and TOEFL scores are sent to UB.
When requesting, use these reporting codes: School 2925; Department use School of Public Health or any department not listed.