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Prospective Student Open House

Join us for our Prospective Student Open House (Houston Campus) on Friday, June 17, 2016 @ 8:00AM-12:00PM, Dietetic Internship Presentation @ 12:00PM-1:00PM. 

SOPHAS Virtual Fair


When you’re looking at graduate schools of public health, there are many factors to consider. The quality of each program, the price of tuition, access to faculty and the opportunity for hands-on public health practice are just of a few areas prospective students think about before making a final decision.

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (UTHealth) School of Public Health is at the top of the list in all of those areas and a few more. Take a look.

  • UTHealth SPH has the lowest tuition among US schools of public health about $5,500 per year for full-time tuition and basic fees in-state and about $17,600 for out-of-state residents. (Most scholarships and traineeships allow out-of-state students to qualify for in-state tuition.)
  • There are six campuses across Texas to choose from Houston, Austin, Brownsville, Dallas, El Paso and San Antonio.
  • The main Houston campus is located in the world’s largest medical center the Texas Medical Center.
  • The cost-of-living in Texas is among the lowest in the US.
  • UTHealth SPH has over 160 faculty who know students are the future of public health.
  • UTHealth SPH is the #1 ranked doctoral program in Health Promotion/Health Education.
  • One of the top population genetics programs in the world.
  • UTHealth SPH offers 4 online certificate programs.
  • Students interact on a daily basis with peers at other campuses via Interactive Television (ITV).
  • The Student Epidemic Intelligence Society works with health departments across Texas to give students hands-on experiences in everyday public health as well as in extraordinary disasters such as Hurricane Katrina.

Learn more about UTHealth School of Public Health in our 2015 Fact Book: