Prospective Students

Considering attending the University at Buffalo 
School of Public Health and Health Professions?  

Seven first-year students open up on what it was about UB that made it the right choice for them, from the academics, to the activities, to the smiling faces all over campus.

Why UB SPHHP is the Right Choice for You

At SPHHP, we foster an environment in which students, faculty and alumni can work together to address emerging health needs with innovative solutions.

  • Our students have access to several pathways to obtain their degrees in highly sought-after fields, including public health, exercise science, statistics, physical therapy and occupational therapy. 
  • Our students have world-class research experiences.
  • Our students also form life-long relationships with both their fellow students and faculty members that will benefit them for years to come.
Pursuing a Physical Therapy Degree?

If you are interested in pursuing Physical Therapy as your degree, please note that it is not an undergraduate degree program and you will need to designate Exercise Science on your undergraduate application and begin in that program.

Educational Pathways

How to Apply

Prospective First-Year and Transfer Students

The School of Public Health and Health Professions does not do any departmental review of applicants to our undergraduate programs initially. All students who are admitted to UB and indicate a School of Public Health and Health Professions major will be allowed to take each programs respective pre-requisite coursework. 

Please attempt to determine course equivalencies using the TAURUS website. If your institution is not listed in TAURUS or you have further questions about equivalencies, please email
and an academic advisor will assist you. Please include unofficial transcripts where possible to expedite your request.

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