Admissions

Applications and Deadlines

Learn about financial assistance, including types of aid, deadlines and submitting financial aid applications. 

Applications are for fall semester admission only; there are no spring semester admissions.

Apply by July 15 through the SOPHAS application and pay the $50 UB application fee in addition to the SOPHAS fee (international students apply by April 1):

  • MPH program
  • MPH portion of the following combined programs
    • MD/MPH
    • MUP/MPH
    • PharmD/MPH

Apply by July 15 through the SOPHAS Express application and pay the $50 UB application fee in addition to the SOPHAS Express fee (international students apply by April 1):

  • This is a streamlined application for former or current University at Buffalo students who graduated or are enrolled in one of the following programs:
    • Bachelor’s program in psychology at the University at Buffalo with a minimum GPA of 3.25
    • Bachelor’s program in Public Health at the University at Buffalo with a minimum GPA of 3.25
    • Advanced Graduate Public Health Certificate at the University at Buffalo with a minimum GPA of 3.0 in all courses
  • MPH portion of the DPT/MPH program

Apply by March 15 to the MSW/MPH program through the combined application.

Apply by January 15 to the BS-Public Health/MPH program for current eligible UB public health students only through the BS/MPH application.

Requirements

Students are evaluated based on all materials submitted, and will be considered in the context of all of their accomplishments.

  • A bachelor’s degree
  • A GPA of 3.0 or above
  • GRE examination with preferred scores in the 50th percentile for each category See exceptions for the GRE
  • Personal Statement
  • Contact information for 3 references
    • Some programs require contact information for 2 references; please refer to your specific application for the number needed
  • The following are highly recommended:
    • One general biology course
    • One health related science course (e.g., nutrition, anatomy, microbiology, or physiology)
    • Two courses in behavioral sciences, including a course in sociology or social psychology, and a course in subjects such as sociology, anthropology, psychology, political science or economics
    • Statistics or other quantitative coursework
Current UB Psychology BA and BS students interested in the MPH?

Qualifying students can apply by April 1 through a streamlined application. Learn more about the process.

Questions? Contact Us!

Contact the graduate program coordinator at sphhp-chhb-mph@buffalo.edu

The University at Buffalo is committed to ensuring equal access to its programs and activities. The entire notice of non-discrimination can be viewed here: www.buffalo.edu/equity.html