You are here


University of Louisville - School of Public Health & Information Sciences

2301 S 3rd St Louisville,
United States View map
United States

Postgraduate Overview

The University of Louisville offers a number of postgraduate courses – enough to entice any graduate student.

Programs at the UofL include:

  • Master of Science (MS) in Biostatistics (Online & Full Time)
  • Master of Science (MS) in Health Data Analytics (Online & Full Time)
  • Master of Science (MS) in Epidemiology
  • Master of Science (MS) in Health Administration
  • Master of Science (MSc) in Clinical Investigation Sciences
  • PhD in Biostatistics
  • PhD in Public Health Sciences with specialization in Epidemiology
  • PhD in Public Health Sciences with specialization in Health Management and Policy
  • PhD in Public Health Sciences with specialization in Health Promotion
  • Dual PhD in Mathematics and MS in Biostatistics

Graduate entry requirements will include:

  • GRE, GMAT, LSAT MCAT (program specific)
  • WES evaluation - Additional foreign credential evaluation requirement for International students with foreign academic transcripts

The average annual tuition for international students is US$27,114, and there is various departmental funding available for graduate students. International students should follow this link to find out how to apply.

Application for Admission
All candidates applying to graduate programs must complete the online application form. Consult with your intended program for specific application deadlines.

Application Fee

A non-refundable application fee is required with the application form. Please note the following graduate application fee requirements:

  • $65 All graduate applications
  • $40 Readmission to the same program
  • $40 Graduate certificate programs
  • $30 SOPHAS applicants for the MPH program ONLY (Public Health applicants who apply through this service). Applicants will call the School of Public Health for a code to use on the SOPHAS application.
  • Note: Paying your online application with a check will delay the process by about 8 business days. Once the fee is submitted, it will not be refunded.


Applicants must submit an official transcript from each college attended. All University of Louisville transcripts will automatically be submitted with the completion of an application. Transcripts must be sent directly from the school to Graduate Admissions, in order to be considered official.
Additional foreign credential evaluation may be required for International students with foreign academic transcripts

Test Scores

Graduate degree program applicants must take the general section of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE). Consult with your intended program for specific test requirements.

English Proficiency
All applicants for whom English is a second language must also submit official TOEFL scores of 79 or higher on the internet-based test, 213 or higher on the computer-based test, or 550 or higher on the paper-based test for verification of English proficiency. English proficiency can also be met by submitting official IELTS scores of at least 6.5 overall band score from the academic module exam.
Students holding a bachelors or advanced degree from an accredited institution in the US may be exempt from this requirement.

Two letters of recommendation from someone familiar with the applicant's academic work are required. There are programs require more than two letters of recommendation. Please check with your department for additional requirements.

Applicants applying for non-degree or visitor status aren’t required to submit letters of recommendation. Letter of Recommendation may be completed electronically via the online application.

University Highlights

QS Stars is a rating system that helps you select the right university based on your interests. It provides a detailed look at an institution, identifying which universities rate highest in the specific topics that matter to you, like facilities, graduate employability, social responsibility, inclusiveness, and more.
For more in-depth information about QS Stars, please click here.

Campus Locations

English language requirements

This institution accepts IELTS!
Find your nearest test centre and test dates.

Please check the specific English language requirements for your chosen course with the university.

Follow University

Latest Feeds