|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.]
Environmental Sciences and Engineering
Health Policy and Management
Maternal and Child Health
Public Health Leadership Program
||$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
||$1.32 million (fiscal year 2012)
|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 2012-2013. In addition, there may be departmental fees (PDF).
||$27,563-$31,563 per year for a full-time graduate student in 2012-2013. In addition, there may be departmental fees (PDF).