We are ranked the top public school of public health in the nation by U.S. News & World Report (2020 edition) and placed second among all public health schools. Several of our departments and programs have been recognized as among the best in the country. Please see our national rankings below to find out more.
Our faculty and staff also receive frequent recognition for their excellence in education, research and leadership in public health. While it would be impossible to list every award and honor, our Recognitions and Awards page highlights some of the most recent. Recognition often comes from the news media too. Our News page lists some of the more recent media coverage of our school or its research, faculty, staff and students.
Gillings School of Global Public Health Rankings
Schools of public health are ranked by U.S. News & World Report about every three or four years. The UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health has been ranked in the top three since graduate school rankings began.
UNC-Chapel Hill Rankings
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill consistently ranks among the top public universities.