- Endowed Scholarship Deadline - January 15. Applicants interested in being considered for the Dornsife School of Public Health's endowed scholarships should apply no later than January 15. Please click here for more information on our endowed scholarships.
- Priority Deadline - March 15. Applicants who apply by March 15 will be given priority consideration for merit-based scholarships.
- Regular Decision Deadline - June 30. Applicants will be considered for scholarships should funds remain available.
The Admissions Committee will begin releasing application decisions in late-January for fall entry.
- Satisfactory completion of an undergraduate degree program from an accredited US college or university, or its equivalent in another country
- A course in Statistics is highly recommended
- 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 major on the SOPHAS application, however students will have the opportunity to change majors should they find that their interests are within another academic department. All MPH students complete the first year core, and officially enter their major during the spring term of the first year provided that all core coursework and concentration prerequisites have been satisfactorily completed.