The application deadline for Fall 2016 has passed.
The application window for Fall 2017 will open on September 1, 2016.
We're excited that you have chosen to apply to UC Irvine for your PhD in Public Health degree. Students are admitted for the Fall quarter only. We encourage you to begin the application process early to ensure that your file is complete by the deadline. Consideration of applications begins after the application deadline.
The deadline for receipt of all PhD in Public Health application materials, including test scores, recommendation letters, transcripts, and the SOPHAS and UC Irvine applications is
To be eligible to apply to the PhD, an applicant must meet the minimum academic requirements:
As the PhD Public Health is an interdisciplinary program, we encourage students from a variety of majors to apply.
The following items are required to apply:
In addition to the above mentioned items, international applicants must also submit:
Please see the test score section below for instructions on how to submit official test scores. Test scores that are two years or older are not acceptable.
International students should submit official foreign transcripts to UC Irvine only. SOPHAS will not accept foreign transcripts.
For more helpful information on applying to UCI as an international student, see the UCI Graduate Division International Admissions page.
Official transcripts of every school that you attended after high school must be provided as specified below. Please note that UCI Public Health cannot see your official transcripts through SOPHAS, and SOPHAS will not forward them to UCI.
UCI ADDRESS:University of California, Irvine
The procedure for submitting your test scores varies by exam score(s) you choose to send. Please read the directions below carefully and remember that your application will not be considered complete or reviewed by the Admissions Committee without the required test scores!
GRE scores must be submitted electronically by the testing service to the UCI Graduate Division and SOPHAS. To send an official GRE score report to UCI, please select institution code 4859. For SOPHAS, please use code 0617. GRE scores are not valid for more than five years.
TOEFL or IELTS scores are required from all applicants from countries in which the official language is not English (please see http://www.grad.uci.edu/admissions/applying-to-uci/english-proficiency.html for exceptions to this policy). Scores must be submitted to SOPHAS and UCI. To send scores to SOPHAS, use code 5688 SOPHAS for TOEFL scores www.toefl.com or the code "SOPHAS" for IELTS scores www.ielts.org. To send scores to UCI, please use code 4859 to send official electronic TOEFL scores. IELTS scores may be submitted by asking the testing center to send electronic scores to UC Irvine. No institution code is required.
Due to the large volume of applications we receive, we cannot confirm receipt of UC Irvine Graduate applications or official transcripts prior to the application deadline. Please wait until January 1st to inquire about the receipt of official transcripts. The department will not confirm the receipt of application materials or online applications to SOPHAS, as SOPHAS has a status page that you can access after your application is received. The completeness and timeliness of your applications is your responsibility, so check back often. Be sure to allow yourself enough time to turn in the applications by the deadline, remembering that unanticipated technical difficulties do sometimes occur. Incomplete applications will NOT be forwarded to the Admissions Committee for considerations..