Doctoral Program Admission Profile

The chart below indicates for the 2006 through the most current admission terms, the number of applicants who are offered admission to the Doctoral program, of those, the number who enrolled, and the average GRE scores and GPA for those enrolled.

YEAR

Applicants

Admission Offers

Enrolled

Verbal

Quanti-
tative

Analytical
Writing

GPA

2008

23

8

6

480

615

4.3

NA

2009

26

9

3

587

647

4.8

3.7

2010

27

7

1

580

690

5.0

3.7

2011

29

15

8

519

629

4.6

3.6

2012

50

9

4

608

648

5.0

3.8

2013

34

8

2

590/ 166

780/159

4.75

3.45

2014

39

16

11

159 (n=8);

527 (n=3)

153 (n=8);

607 (n=3)

4.5

3.8

2015

34 13 8 157 154 3.9

 UG 3.4

Grad. 3.5

2016 48 14 7 155 154 4.5
 
UG  3.5
 
Grad.  3.7
2017 44 15 9 158 157 4.4

UG 3.41

G 3.81

2018 47 12 7 159 155 4.6

UG 3.49

G 3.6

 

The following chart illustrates the diverse student body in the Department of Behavioral and Community Health, based on PhD students newly-admitted each Fall semester. 

Graduate Student Funding

Among the PhD students enrolled in courses (i.e., pre-candidacy), approximately 90% are supported through either departmental graduate teaching assistantships or departmental research grants and contracts. To apply for an opportunity, please fill out the application. Please contact the graduate director for more information. A number of Behavioral and Community Health graduate students have succeeded in obtaining funding from other departments or administrative units within the School of Public Health, or elsewhere on campus.