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School of Public Health
PhD Program in Health Services

Selection Criteria

Admission priority is given to applicants with:

  • high academic standing - a graduate GPA of 3.7 or higher, and an undergraduate GPA of 3.5 or higher.
  • GRE scores generally in or above the 80th percentile (in all three categories). GRE scores should be no older than 5 years.
  • a bachelor, master, or professional degree in a field related to health services and public health.
  • research experience and publications.

We consider all applicants who apply, however, those who meet the above qualifications are more competitive.


International Applicants:

The UW requirements for TOEFL and other English language proficiency tests are available here.

A list of FAQs for international applicants is available here.