|Fall (Sept.)||Winter (Jan.)||Spring (March)||Summer (June)
|Priority Deadline||March 15||N/A||N/A||N/A
|Regular Decision Deadline||June 30||N/A||N/A||N/A
Applicants who apply by March 15th will be given priority consideration for merit-based scholarships. Applications received beyond this date will be considered for merit-based aid if funds remain available. Applications are continually reviewed throughout the cycle.
- Graduate Admission Application
Applicants should apply using the Schools of Public Health Application Service (SOPHAS). Applicants will designate a choice of major, but will have the opportunity to change prior to entering the major during the spring term of the first year.
For more information and to apply online, visit www.sophas.org. No supplemental application is required (SOPHAS GRE school code 7890).
Provide official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended. Official transcripts can be sent to:
PO Box 9111
Watertown, MA 02471
International students: If you have already graduated from your previous institution at the time of your application, please email your graduation certificate(s) attached as PDF or Microsoft Word documents to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- International Transcript Evaluation (international applicants only)
World Education Service evaluation of all foreign transcripts (international applications only).
- Standardized Test Scores
Official results from the GRE* taken within the last five years (code to submit to SOPHAS is 7890)
IELTS or TOEFL results for non-native English speakers (taken within the last 2 years)
*Drexel University will also consider any one of the following exams taken within the last five years in lieu of the GRE:
• Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT)
• Law School Admission Test (LSAT)
• Medical College Admission Test (MCAT)
• Dental Admissions Test (DAT)
Essay discussing how you became interested in public health, your career goals if known at this time and why you are interested in Drexel University. Typical length is 600-800 words.
A résumé or CV is required, and should be uploaded as part of your admission application through the SOPHAS website.
- Letters of Recommendation
Three letters of recommendation are required, preferably from faculty.
By Postal Mail
PO Box 34789
Philadelphia, PA 19101-4789
By Express Courier
(DHL, FedEx, UPS, etc.)
3141 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104-2876
Applicants to the MS Program in Epidemiology must possess a baccalaureate degree, two semesters of college calculus and two courses of college biology (e.g. microbiology, physiology, genetics.