How to Apply: MPH



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Application Deadlines

The deadline to apply for Fall 2020 admission is April 1st, 2020.

  • Applicants to the MPH program should submit their application through SOPHAS.
  • Application opens in August, 2019.
  • Applications to the MPH are accepted on a rolling basis. The earlier an application is received, the earlier it will be reviewed.
  • The MPH program only accepts applications for Fall terms. We do not have Spring or Summer term start dates.


A Complete Application Includes:

  • Online SOPHAS Application
  • Graduate Record Exam (GRE) Test Scores*
  • Personal Statement
  • Resume
  • Three Letters of Recommendation (submission instructions)
  • Official Transcripts*
  • TOEFL or IELTS scores (international students only)


*Other instructions:

  1. The GRE code for the University of Illinois MPH Program is 4229.
  2. Official transcripts are required to be sent directly to SOPHAS from all U.S. and English-speaking Canadian institutions. If you attended a foreign school or earned your degree outside of the United States, you must have your foreign coursework evaluated by the World Educational Services (WES). SOPHAS will only accept evaluations obtained directly from WES. For more information, please visit this page.