- One of the best and most thorough international students’
orientation programs offered by any U.S. university
- A mentoring program for new international students
- World-class learning and research opportunities
- Many opportunities to be involved in campus life, including
international and local clubs and activities
In addition to being an affordable, friendly and fun city, Buffalo
welcomes and respects international students.
Apply online to the MS program. The online
application is fast, easy and secure. A $50 non-refundable fee is
Apply by Jan. 15.
Applications are for fall semester admission only; there are no
spring semester admissions.
All students are evaluated based on all of the submitted
materials. Students who are close to any of these cutoffs will be
considered in the context of all of their accomplishments.
- A bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or
- GPA of 3.0
- GRE scores in the 50th percentile for each category
- TOEFL score of 90.
- The TOEFL should have been taken within the last two
- Students coming from a US school can use an older score.
- Completion of a college-level algebra or calculus course (with
a minimum grade of C)
- Completed coursework in the following subjects is highly
- Health-related science (anatomy, microbiology, or
- Behavioral sciences, including a course in sociology or social
psychology, and a course in anthropology, psychology, political
science or economics
Before you submit your online
application, ensure that you have all of the supplemental
We will consider applications with unofficial versions of
transcripts, GREs or TOEFL. Official versions will be required
before a final admission offer can be made.
- Request that your official transcripts from each college or
university you have attended are sent to UB. Required only at the
time of entry to the program.
- Request that your GRE scores are sent to UB.
When requesting your GRE scores, use these reporting codes:
School 2925; Department 0606
- Request that your TOEFL scores are sent to the
When requesting your TOEFL scores, use these reporting codes:
School 2925; Department 50
- Secure two letters of recommendation on the official letterhead
of the referees.
- Letters should be from someone who knows you from an academic,
research or work perspective, ideally in areas related to the
graduate program you are applying to. At least one letter should be
from an academic institution.
- Provide a personal statement describing your interest in the
field of epidemiology, your relevant background and experience and
your career goals. In your personal statement, include information
as to what area of epidemiology you would like as your focus.
- Provide a copy of the biographical page of your passport.