Thank you for visiting the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health, one of America's top schools of public health and the top public school of public health.

The Gillings Difference

Leading in Education

The Gillings School is the Top Public School of Public Health

Leading in Careers

99.5% of Gillings Grads Get Jobs or Continue their Education

Leading in Research

$209.6 Million in Sponsored Research in FY17

The Gillings School Experience

At Gillings, we believe you have the potential to use knowledge to make change. No matter what field or industry you're interested in, we invite you to immerse yourself in a Gillings School experience.

Top Questions

What degrees are offered at Gillings?

The UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health offers degree and non-degree options, from bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees, to certificates and continuing education.

What professional pathways can I pursue with a public health degree?

Research, health promotion, education, management and policy development are just a few of the pathways you could pursue as a public health professional.

How do I apply?

Each program at the Gillings School of Global Public Health has a different set of application expectations and application deadlines.

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Why Us?

We are a community of engaged students, faculty, and staff members who work with communities and across disciplines — across North Carolina and around the world — to solve some of the most challenging health problems. Students tell us they experience high levels of support from faculty and staff, and compare the environment to that of a world-class university.
At the Gillings School, we know we can make a world of difference, and we strive everyday to do just that.

Interested in a degree or program? Fill out a Prospective Student Inquiry Form.

Interested in the online MPH degree program? Request information for the Online MPH.

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Visit Us

Join us for a variety of virtual and in-person events. We look forward to meeting you!


Ready to apply? Visit our How to Apply page to learn what you need to know about the process. International applicants will find additional information on our International Students page.

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Tuition and Fees

UNC-Chapel Hill is ranked consistently as one of the best values in higher education. At the Gillings School, we are committed to making education affordable. Visit our Tuition and Fees page to learn how to finance your degree.

Questions about Admissions?

For more information about the admissions process contact Gillings Admissions Team at or 919-445-1170.

Kristen Hurdle, admissions coordinator, (919) 843-2755,

Andrew Huggins, admissions coordinator, (919) 843-2706,

Jenna Keith, admissions coordinator, (919) 843-2644,