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#1

#1 Best College for Epidemiology in the U.S.

Emory University
Atlanta, GA

Emory University is a extremely selective school. The institution receives approximately 33,200 applications...

Acceptance Rate

11%

Annual Degrees Awarded

158

SAT Score

1,430–1,540

Est. Net Price *

$26,680

Median Starting Salary

$48,379

#2

#2 Best College for Epidemiology in the U.S.

Boston University
Boston, MA

Boston University is a extremely selective school. Approximately 80,800 applications are received by Boston...

Acceptance Rate

14%

Annual Degrees Awarded

168

SAT Score

1,370–1,500

Est. Net Price *

$27,829

Median Starting Salary

$52,308

#3

#3 Best College for Epidemiology in the U.S.

University of Miami
Coral Gables, FL

In general, the University of Miami is a extremely selective school.

Acceptance Rate

19%

Annual Degrees Awarded

101

SAT Score

1,340–1,480

Est. Net Price *

$36,467

Median Starting Salary

$48,916

#4

#4 Best College for Epidemiology in the U.S.

Yale University
New Haven, CT

When applying for Yale, it is extremely important to keep in mind that they are one of the most selective...

Acceptance Rate

5%

Annual Degrees Awarded

59

SAT Score

1,490–1,570

Est. Net Price *

$18,647

Median Starting Salary

$44,797

#5

#5 Best College for Epidemiology in the U.S.

Harvard University
Cambridge, MA

In 2016, Harvard received a record breaking amount of first year applications: 39,044.

Acceptance Rate

3%

Annual Degrees Awarded

93

SAT Score

1,500–1,590

Est. Net Price *

$19,491

Median Starting Salary

$42,879

#6

#6 Best College for Epidemiology in the U.S.

Tufts University
Medford, MA

Tufts University is known for being a extremely selective school.

Acceptance Rate

10%

Annual Degrees Awarded

49

SAT Score

1,460–1,550

Est. Net Price *

$30,479

Median Starting Salary

$52,036

#7

#7 Best College for Epidemiology in the U.S.

Columbia University in the City of New York
New York, NY

Columbia University requires all freshman students to apply online, using either The Coalition Application...

Acceptance Rate

4%

Annual Degrees Awarded

140

SAT Score

1,500–1,570

Est. Net Price *

$22,058

Median Starting Salary

$42,189

#8

#8 Best College for Epidemiology in the U.S.

Tulane University of Louisiana
New Orleans, LA

Tulane University of Louisiana is a extremely selective school.

Acceptance Rate

11%

Annual Degrees Awarded

48

SAT Score

1,390–1,480

Est. Net Price *

$50,263

Median Starting Salary

$49,664

#9

#9 Best College for Epidemiology in the U.S.

George Washington University
Washington, DC

George Washington University is a highly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

49%

Annual Degrees Awarded

74

SAT Score

1,360–1,500

Est. Net Price *

$42,723

Median Starting Salary

$50,725

#10

#10 Best College for Epidemiology in the U.S.

University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus
Pittsburgh, PA

the University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus is known for being a highly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

49%

Annual Degrees Awarded

44

SAT Score

1,300–1,470

Est. Net Price *

$24,286

Median Starting Salary

$52,871

#11

#11 Best College for Epidemiology in the U.S.

Drexel University
Philadelphia, PA

Drexel University is a somewhat selective school. They receive about 37,000 applications each year.

Acceptance Rate

80%

Annual Degrees Awarded

53

SAT Score

1,240–1,430

Est. Net Price *

$39,267

Median Starting Salary

$48,897

#12

#12 Best College for Epidemiology in the U.S.

University of Michigan-Ann Arbor
Ann Arbor, MI

Generally, the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor is a extremely selective school.

Acceptance Rate

18%

Annual Degrees Awarded

54

SAT Score

1,370–1,530

Est. Net Price *

$19,318

Median Starting Salary

$49,487

#13

#13 Best College for Epidemiology in the U.S.

Texas A&M University-College Station
College Station, TX

Texas A&M University-College Station is a fairly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

63%

Annual Degrees Awarded

54

SAT Score

1,170–1,400

Est. Net Price *

$20,375

Median Starting Salary

$50,041

#14

#14 Best College for Epidemiology in the U.S.

Johns Hopkins University
Baltimore, MD

Johns Hopkins University is known for being a extremely selective school.

Acceptance Rate

7%

Annual Degrees Awarded

50

SAT Score

1,520–1,570

Est. Net Price *

$24,034

Median Starting Salary

$50,205

#15

#15 Best College for Epidemiology in the U.S.

Stanford University
Stanford, CA

Every year, the Stanford Admissions Department receives about 56,000 applications.

Acceptance Rate

4%

Annual Degrees Awarded

28

SAT Score

1,490–1,570

Est. Net Price *

$18,279

Median Starting Salary

$44,810

#16

#16 Best College for Epidemiology in the U.S.

University of Minnesota Twin Cities
Minneapolis, MN

Generally, the University of Minnesota Twin Cities is known for being a fairly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

75%

Annual Degrees Awarded

40

SAT Score

1,290–1,450

Est. Net Price *

$16,018

Median Starting Salary

$52,753

#17

#17 Best College for Epidemiology in the U.S.

University of Pennsylvania
Philadelphia, PA

Every year, Penn receives approximately 54,600 applications from prospective freshman with an acceptance...

Acceptance Rate

6%

Annual Degrees Awarded

27

SAT Score

1,500–1,560

Est. Net Price *

$26,123

Median Starting Salary

$44,301

#18

#18 Best College for Epidemiology in the U.S.

University of Washington-Seattle Campus
Seattle, WA

the University of Washington-Seattle Campus is known for being a highly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

48%

Annual Degrees Awarded

46

SAT Score

1,230–1,460

Est. Net Price *

$10,603

Median Starting Salary

$46,431

#19

#19 Best College for Epidemiology in the U.S.

Saint Louis University
Saint Louis, MO

Saint Louis University is known for being a somewhat selective school.

Acceptance Rate

85%

Annual Degrees Awarded

16

SAT Score

1,240–1,400

Est. Net Price *

$29,651

Median Starting Salary

$53,782

#20

#20 Best College for Epidemiology in the U.S.

Duke University
Durham, NC

Duke is one of the most selective schools in the country, only admitting 3,200 out of 50,000 applications.

Acceptance Rate

6%

Annual Degrees Awarded

4

SAT Score

1,500–1,560

Est. Net Price *

$23,694

Median Starting Salary

$47,894

#21

#21 Best College for Epidemiology in the U.S.

University of Providence
Great Falls, MT

In general, the University of Providence is known for being a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

95%

Annual Degrees Awarded

6

SAT Score

910–1,070

Est. Net Price *

$22,318

Median Starting Salary

$52,061

#22

#22 Best College for Epidemiology in the U.S.

University of Iowa
Iowa City, IA

the University of Iowa is known for being a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

86%

Annual Degrees Awarded

20

SAT Score

1,120–1,320

Est. Net Price *

$19,587

Median Starting Salary

$53,868

#23

#23 Best College for Epidemiology in the U.S.

University of Massachusetts-Amherst
Amherst, MA

the University of Massachusetts-Amherst is a fairly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

64%

Annual Degrees Awarded

17

SAT Score

1,280–1,480

Est. Net Price *

$22,291

Median Starting Salary

$52,977

#24

#24 Best College for Epidemiology in the U.S.

Georgetown University
Washington, DC

Georgetown University is known for being a extremely selective school.

Acceptance Rate

12%

Annual Degrees Awarded

4

SAT Score

1,420–1,560

Est. Net Price *

$35,566

Median Starting Salary

$50,631

#25

#25 Best College for Epidemiology in the U.S.

Ohio State University-Main Campus
Columbus, OH

Ohio State University-Main Campus is known for being a fairly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

53%

Annual Degrees Awarded

17

SAT Score

1,340–1,450

Est. Net Price *

$19,582

Median Starting Salary

$50,469

#26

#26 Best College for Epidemiology in the U.S.

Case Western Reserve University
Cleveland, OH

In general, Case Western Reserve University is known for being a extremely selective school.

Acceptance Rate

27%

Annual Degrees Awarded

10

SAT Score

1,420–1,540

Est. Net Price *

$38,279

Median Starting Salary

$52,712

#27

#27 Best College for Epidemiology in the U.S.

University of Rochester
Rochester, NY

the University of Rochester is a highly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

39%

Annual Degrees Awarded

2

SAT Score

1,400–1,530

Est. Net Price *

$39,775

Median Starting Salary

$49,179

#28

#28 Best College for Epidemiology in the U.S.

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Chapel Hill, NC

the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is known for being a extremely selective school.

Acceptance Rate

17%

Annual Degrees Awarded

1

SAT Score

1,370–1,520

Est. Net Price *

$10,614

Median Starting Salary

$49,785

#29

#29 Best College for Epidemiology in the U.S.

University of California-Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA

the University of California-Los Angeles is known for being a extremely selective school.

Acceptance Rate

9%

Annual Degrees Awarded

4

SAT Score

1,320–1,540

Est. Net Price *

$16,999

Median Starting Salary

$44,411

#30

#30 Best College for Epidemiology in the U.S.

University of Florida
Gainesville, FL

the University of Florida is a extremely selective school.

Acceptance Rate

23%

Annual Degrees Awarded

1

SAT Score

1,310–1,480

Est. Net Price *

$11,740

Median Starting Salary

$46,391

#31

#31 Best College for Epidemiology in the U.S.

University of Louisville
Louisville, KY

the University of Louisville is known for being a somewhat selective school.

Acceptance Rate

82%

Annual Degrees Awarded

21

SAT Score

1,020–1,280

Est. Net Price *

$19,327

Median Starting Salary

$49,975

#32

#32 Best College for Epidemiology in the U.S.

University of Wisconsin-Madison
Madison, WI

the University of Wisconsin-Madison is a highly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

49%

Annual Degrees Awarded

3

SAT Score

1,270–1,460

Est. Net Price *

$13,376

Median Starting Salary

$54,906

#33

#33 Best College for Epidemiology in the U.S.

Kent State University at Kent
Kent, OH

In general, Kent State University at Kent is a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

88%

Annual Degrees Awarded

17

SAT Score

980–1,220

Est. Net Price *

$19,046

Median Starting Salary

$52,096

#34

#34 Best College for Epidemiology in the U.S.

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Champaign, IL

In general, the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign is a highly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

45%

Annual Degrees Awarded

5

SAT Score

1,330–1,510

Est. Net Price *

$14,544

Median Starting Salary

$49,928

#35

#35 Best College for Epidemiology in the U.S.

University of California-Berkeley
Berkeley, CA

In general, the University of California-Berkeley is a extremely selective school.

Acceptance Rate

11%

Annual Degrees Awarded

1

SAT Score

1,330–1,540

Est. Net Price *

$19,257

Median Starting Salary

$43,555

#36

#36 Best College for Epidemiology in the U.S.

University of South Carolina-Columbia
Columbia, SC

the University of South Carolina-Columbia is a fairly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

64%

Annual Degrees Awarded

9

SAT Score

1,220–1,400

Est. Net Price *

$22,427

Median Starting Salary

$53,280

#37

#37 Best College for Epidemiology in the U.S.

Temple University
Philadelphia, PA

Temple University is a somewhat selective school. The school receives about 38,700 applications every...

Acceptance Rate

80%

Annual Degrees Awarded

14

SAT Score

1,030–1,250

Est. Net Price *

$23,935

Median Starting Salary

$54,029

#38

#38 Best College for Epidemiology in the U.S.

University of California-Irvine
Irvine, CA

the University of California-Irvine is a extremely selective school.

Acceptance Rate

21%

Annual Degrees Awarded

4

SAT Score

1,240–1,440

Est. Net Price *

$14,033

Median Starting Salary

$46,062

#39

#39 Best College for Epidemiology in the U.S.

Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI

Michigan State University is a non selective school. They receive about 53,300 applications each year.

Acceptance Rate

88%

Annual Degrees Awarded

1

SAT Score

1,180–1,370

Est. Net Price *

$22,803

Median Starting Salary

$53,293

#40

#40 Best College for Epidemiology in the U.S.

University at Buffalo
Buffalo, NY

Generally, the University at Buffalo is a fairly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

68%

Annual Degrees Awarded

1

SAT Score

1,200–1,390

Est. Net Price *

$18,524

Median Starting Salary

$48,369

#41

#41 Best College for Epidemiology in the U.S.

University of California-Davis
Davis, CA

the University of California-Davis is a highly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

37%

Annual Degrees Awarded

1

SAT Score

1,180–1,420

Est. Net Price *

$17,385

Median Starting Salary

$46,447

#42

#42 Best College for Epidemiology in the U.S.

University of Arizona
Tucson, AZ

the University of Arizona is known for being a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

87%

Annual Degrees Awarded

5

SAT Score

1,110–1,360

Est. Net Price *

$17,075

Median Starting Salary

$49,205

#43

#43 Best College for Epidemiology in the U.S.

SUNY at Albany
Albany, NY

In general, SUNY at Albany is known for being a fairly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

68%

Annual Degrees Awarded

3

SAT Score

1,120–1,330

Est. Net Price *

$17,714

Median Starting Salary

$49,151

#44

#44 Best College for Epidemiology in the U.S.

University of Cincinnati-Main Campus
Cincinnati, OH

Generally, the University of Cincinnati-Main Campus is a non selective school.

Acceptance Rate

86%

Annual Degrees Awarded

9

SAT Score

1,180–1,350

Est. Net Price *

$20,149

Median Starting Salary

$50,840

#45

#45 Best College for Epidemiology in the U.S.

West Virginia University
Morgantown, WV

West Virginia University is a non selective school. They receive roughly 18,200 applications each year.

Acceptance Rate

88%

Annual Degrees Awarded

9

SAT Score

1,020–1,230

Est. Net Price *

$12,202

Median Starting Salary

$52,020

#46

#46 Best College for Epidemiology in the U.S.

University of Colorado Denver/Anschutz Medical Campus
Denver, CO

Overall, the University of Colorado Denver/Anschutz Medical Campus is known for being a fairly selective...

Acceptance Rate

75%

Annual Degrees Awarded

1

SAT Score

1,050–1,270

Est. Net Price *

$16,079

Median Starting Salary

$48,349

#47

#47 Best College for Epidemiology in the U.S.

The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
Houston, TX

Acceptance Rate

--

Annual Degrees Awarded

146

SAT Score

--

Est. Net Price *

$0

Median Starting Salary

$51,932

#48

#48 Best College for Epidemiology in the U.S.

Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
New York, NY

Acceptance Rate

--

Annual Degrees Awarded

45

SAT Score

--

Est. Net Price *

$0

Median Starting Salary

$51,849

#49

#49 Best College for Epidemiology in the U.S.

The University of Texas Medical Branch at Galveston
Galveston, TX

Acceptance Rate

--

Annual Degrees Awarded

18

SAT Score

--

Est. Net Price *

$0

Median Starting Salary

$51,800

#50

#50 Best College for Epidemiology in the U.S.

University of North Texas Health Science Center
Fort Worth, TX

Acceptance Rate

--

Annual Degrees Awarded

19

SAT Score

--

Est. Net Price *

$0

Median Starting Salary

$51,849

#51

#51 Best College for Epidemiology in the U.S.

Weill Medical College of Cornell University
New York, NY

Acceptance Rate

--

Annual Degrees Awarded

9

SAT Score

--

Est. Net Price *

$0

Median Starting Salary

$51,849

#52

#52 Best College for Epidemiology in the U.S.

University of Puerto Rico-Medical Sciences
San Juan, PR

Acceptance Rate

--

Annual Degrees Awarded

7

SAT Score

--

Est. Net Price *

$0

Median Starting Salary

$51,882

#53

#53 Best College for Epidemiology in the U.S.

New York Medical College
Valhalla, NY

Acceptance Rate

--

Annual Degrees Awarded

6

SAT Score

--

Est. Net Price *

$0

Median Starting Salary

$51,849

#54

#54 Best College for Epidemiology in the U.S.

Loma Linda University
Loma Linda, CA

Acceptance Rate

--

Annual Degrees Awarded

9

SAT Score

--

Est. Net Price *

$0

Median Starting Salary

$51,811

#55

#55 Best College for Epidemiology in the U.S.

Medical University of South Carolina
Charleston, SC

Acceptance Rate

--

Annual Degrees Awarded

6

SAT Score

--

Est. Net Price *

$0

Median Starting Salary

$51,846

#56

#56 Best College for Epidemiology in the U.S.

University of Maryland, Baltimore
Baltimore, MD

Acceptance Rate

--

Annual Degrees Awarded

13

SAT Score

--

Est. Net Price *

$0

Median Starting Salary

$51,841

#57

#57 Best College for Epidemiology in the U.S.

Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science
North Chicago, IL

Acceptance Rate

--

Annual Degrees Awarded

3

SAT Score

--

Est. Net Price *

$0

Median Starting Salary

$51,849

#58

#58 Best College for Epidemiology in the U.S.

The University of Tennessee Health Science Center
Memphis, TN

Acceptance Rate

--

Annual Degrees Awarded

1

SAT Score

--

Est. Net Price *

$0

Median Starting Salary

$51,796

#59

#59 Best College for Epidemiology in the U.S.

Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus
University Park, PA

Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus is known for being a fairly selective school.

Acceptance Rate

55%

Annual Degrees Awarded

2

SAT Score

1,220–1,400

Est. Net Price *

$26,747

Median Starting Salary

$50,670

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About Epidemiology

A program that focuses on the scientific study of disease, disability, and trauma patterns within and across populations and the development of health management mechanisms to prevent and control disease outbreaks and injurious behaviors. Includes instruction in biostatistics, biochemistry, molecular biology, immunology, disease and injury determinants, genetic disease and disability factors, behavioral studies, health services research, environmental disease and injury factors, and population studies.

Massachusetts grants the most Masters degrees in Epidemiology of all US states with 327 degrees being granted last year. Students wanting to major in Epidemiology can expect approximately 75% percent of their classmates to be women and 25% percent of their classmates to be male. The majority students graduating in this field earn a Masters degree. The average starting salary for an undergraduate degree in Epidemiology is $42,090.

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Careers

Some top careers related to Epidemiology, include Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists and Epidemiologists, both of which have many employment opportunities. Yet there are higher paying careers, such as Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary. the most in-demand position for Epidemiology majors is Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary.

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Student Demographics

Total Students
1,776
Female Students
1,328 (74%)
Male Students
448 (25%)

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