All statistics are updated for Fall 2023 unless otherwise noted (*Fall 2022).

Gillings School Facts

Founded
1940, fourth school of public health in the U.S., first at a state university.
Ranking
Top public school of public health by U.S. News & World Report (ranked in 2021 for the 2022 edition). Second among all schools of public health. [See more national rankings.]
Accreditation
One of 68 schools and 142 programs of public health accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health.
Academic Areas
Data Science, Design And Implementation

Using Research And Policy To Improve Public Health Across North Carolina And Around The World

Preventing And Reducing Cancer, Infectious And Chronic Diseases

Improving Health From Chemicals And Behaviors To Communities And Environments
Number of Continents in which we Work
5
Number of Countries in which we Work
32
Number of States in which we Work
48* states plus Washington, D.C. and Puerto Rico
Number of N.C. Counties in which we Work
All 100
Full-time Faculty Members
240
Full-time Staff Members
(EHRA, SHRA)
415
Credit Hours Taught in Previous Academic Year
38,541*
In-state Tuition and Fees
$11,418.00-18,418.00 per year for a full-time graduate student in 2023-2024.
$8,997.12* per year for a full-time undergraduate student in 2022-2023.
Out-of-state Tuition and Fees
$28,953.00-35,953.00 per year for a full-time graduate student in 2023-2024.
$39,338.12* per year for a full-time undergraduate student in 2022-2023.

Grants and Funding

School Sponsored Funding (2022-2023)
$111.2 million
4% from state funds
Number of Research Awards per Year (2022-2023)
497
Total Grants and Contracts Awarded to School Faculty
$172.4 million
Funding per Faculty PI (2022-2023)
$911,000

Enrollment and Academic Data

Student Enrollment
2,284
Includes online education students and those enrolled in certificate programs.
Graduating Students per Year
900
Graduates with Jobs or Continuing Education
98%
Graduates with Jobs or Continuing Education (for historically underrepresented groups)
98%
Graduates working in Medically Underserved Communities (in the last two years)
18%
Student Demographics
52% N.C. residents
12% international students
40% domestic minorities
24% domestic under-represented minorities
27% online learners

Student Race and Ethnicity Data

Student Race and Ethnicity
Number Enrolled
Percentage of Enrollment
White
1,043
45.7%
Asian
346
15.1%
Black or African American
298
13%
International
282
12.3%
Hispanic or Latino
169
7.4%
Race/ethnicity unknown
41
1.8%
Two or more races - Underrepresented
63
2.8%
Two or more races - Non Underrepresented
33
1.4%
American Indian or Alaska Native
7
0.3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
2
0.1%
Total
2,284
100%
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