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First among schools of public health at public universities by U.S. News & World Report (ranked in 2011 for the 2012 edition). Second among all schools of public health. [See more national rankings.]
$131.1 million (fiscal year 2013)
20% from state funds
Total research awards to School faculty
$154.3 million (fiscal year 2013)
Average external funding per tenure/tenure-track faculty member
$1.2 million (fiscal year 2013)
Full-time faculty members
221 (fall 2013)
Full-time staff members
326 (fall 2013)
Full-time and part-time staff members
1,701 (fall 2013)
Includes distance education students and those enrolled in certificate programs
61% N.C. residents
10% international students
25% distance learners
Number of N.C. counties in which we work
Number of countries in which we work
More than 55
The School was founded in 1940 as the fourth school of public health in the U.S. and the first at a state university.
It is one of 51 schools and 102 programs of public health in the United States, Puerto Rico and Mexico that are accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health.
$11,109–$15,109 per year for a full-time graduate student in 2013-2014. In addition, there may be departmental fees (PDF).
$27,563–$31,563 per year for a full-time graduate student in 2013-2014. In addition, there may be departmental fees (PDF).