Accreditation and Rankings
Accreditation by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH)
The Dornsife School of Public Health was the first school of public health in Philadelphia to be accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health (CEPH).
CEPH is an independent agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education to accredit schools of public health and public health programs.
CEPH accreditation ensures a quality curriculum and a state-of-the art education. By attending an accredited school or program of public health, students benefit from the broad range of educational and experiential opportunities.
The Dornsife School of Public Health has been fully and continuously accredited by CEPH since 2007. The School was most recently reaccredited in 2022 for another 7 years (through 2029).
A copy of the most recent CEPH self-study and report can be obtained by contacting Dornsife's Office of Education at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Top-Ranked School of Public Health in Philadelphia
Drexel University's Dornsife School of Public Health is ranked the #1 school of public health in Philadelphia according to U.S. News and World Report's 2023 rankings of the nation’s best graduate schools.
Nationwide, the school is ranked #22 out of 206 schools and programs of public health throughout the United States.
Top 100 U.S. Universities
According to U.S. News & World Report’s 2024 “U.S. News Best Colleges,” Drexel University is in the top 100, ranking at 98th out of 435 universities and 50th among private universities.
The Wall Street Journal listed Drexel as 54th among 400 institutions in its list of “2024 Best Colleges in the U.S.” Learn more about Drexel's rankings.
The University has been designated a “R1 Doctoral University: Very High Research Activity,” by Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education since 2019.
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