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All statistics are updated for 2017-2018, unless otherwise noted.

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 2015 for the 2016 edition). Tied for second among all schools of public health. [See more national rankings.]
Accreditation
One of 64 schools and 116 programs of public health accredited by the Council on Education for Public Health.
School funding
$118.3 million (fiscal year 2017)
About 22% from state funds
Number of research awards per year
406 (FY17)
Total grants and contracts awarded to School faculty
$193.7 million (FY18)
Funding per Faculty PI
$1.1 million (FY18)
Strategic Themes
Deliver Proven Solutions Faster – Implementation Science

Healthy People, Healthy Planet

Promote Health, Prevent Disease and Improve Care for All

Harness Big Data for Health and Well-being
Full-time faculty members
~240 (FY17)
Full-time staff members
(EHRA, SHRA)
~311 (FY17)
Student enrollment
~1,548 (Fall 2017)
Includes online education students and those enrolled in certificate programs
Student demographics
(fall 2017)
67% N.C. residents
11% international students
35% minorities
17% online learners
Graduating students per year
600
Graduates with jobs or continuing education
99% (2017)
Number of N.C. counties in which we work
All 100
Number of countries in which we work
62
Number of continents in which we work
6
Credit hours taught in previous academic year
31,800
In-state tuition and fees
$12,790–$18,290 per year for a full-time graduate student in 2017-2018.
$9,005 per year for a full-time undergraduate student in 2017-2018.
Out-of-state tuition and fees
$29,244–$34,744 per year for a full-time graduate student in 2017-2018.
$34,588 per year for a full-time undergraduate student in 2017-2018.

 

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