- Priority Deadline – March 15
- Regular Decision Deadline – August 1
Applicants who apply by March 15 will be given priority consideration for scholarships. Applications received beyond this date will be considered for scholarships if funds remain available. Applications are continually reviewed throughout the cycle.
All applicants to the full-time MPH program must submit their application through the Schools of Public Health Application Service (SOPHAS) common application.
- Satisfactorily completed an undergraduate bachelor degree program in an accredited US college or university, or its equivalent in another country
- A course in Statistics is highly recommended
- Six undergraduate or graduate credits in the social or behavioral sciences and three in the biological sciences are preferred, but not required
- Official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended
- Official results from the GRE* taken within the last 5 years (code to submit to SOPHAS is 7890)
- Three letters of recommendation preferably from faculty
- Essay discussing your interest in public health, your career goals, and why you are interested in the Dornsife School of Public Health. Typical length is 600-800 words. If you are interested in being considered for any of the Dornsife School of Public Health endowed scholarships, please address your interest and fit with one of these scholarships in your essay.
- IELTS or TOEFL results for non-native English speakers (taken within the last 2 years - code to submit to SOPHAS is 5688)
- World Education Service evaluation of all foreign transcripts (international applications only)
*Drexel University will also consider any one of the following exams in lieu of the GRE:
- Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT)
- Law School Admission Test (LSAT)
- Medical College Admission Test (MCAT)
- Dental Admissions Test (DAT)
All standardized test scores must be no older than 5 years.
Applicants will select a concentration on the SOPHAS application, however this selection is non-binding. All MPH students complete the first year core, and select their concentration at the end of the first year provided that all core coursework and concentration prerequisites have been satisfactorily completed.