YSPH at a Glance

Highlights One of the first eight accredited schools of public health
Faculty ranked most productive of any U.S. school of public health
One of the top-rated PhD programs
11 joint degree programs and multiple interdisciplinary programs in one of the world's great universities
An alumni network spanning all 50 states, Washington D.C., Puerto Rico and 69 countries
Low student to  faculty ratio
Overview Founded: 1915 by C.-E. A. Winslow
Dean: Sten H. Vermund, MD, PhD
Anna M.R. Lauder Professor of Public Health
Address60 College St., New Haven, CT, 06510, 203-785-2867
Alumni 5606, from 71 countries
Faculty Full-time 124
Part-time 130

Visiting 19

Postdoctoral associates and fellows 50

Centers and Institutes 20
Class Profile MPH 2019 Class size 228
Men 28%; Women 72%
Average age 25
Undergraduate schools represented 133
States represented 35
US racial and ethnic minorities 15%
International students 25%
Total Number MPH Students 310  
MS & PHD Profile PhD class size 62  
  MS class size 31  
  Men 26% Women 74%  
  US racial and ethnic minorities 13%  
  International students 53%  
MPH Internships All two-year MPH candidates are required to complete an internship in the summer between the first and second years of the program for a minimum of 8 weeks. Students intern in organizations around the world and throughout the US. 

In 2017, internships took place in the following countries and territories:
Burkina Faso Nicaragua
China Puerto Rico
Cyprus Romania 
Fiji Samoa
India Switzerland
Kenya Uganda
Lebanon United Kingdom
Mexico USA
MPH Career Placement Class of 2015 Business and Industry 12%
  Consulting 11%
  Further Education 21%
  Government and Public Sector 15%
  Hospital-based Research 15%
  Hospitals and Medical Centers 15%
  NGOs and Non-Profits 8%
  Policy Institutes/Think Tanks 4%
Student Organizations American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) - Yale Chapter
American Public Health Association (APHA) - Yale Chapter
Emerging Majority Students Association
Gender, Sexuality and Reproductive Health Justice
Grad/Professional Intramural Sports
Haven Free Clinic
Health and Environment at Yale

Journal of Health Policy, Law and Ethics
McDougal Graduate Student Center
Out in Public
Progressive Mental Health
Student Consulting Group

The Black Graduate Network
Universities Allied for Essential Medicines
Yale Public Health Podcast
Total Budget FY 2018 $77.5  million

rev. 7.13.2018

Mission Statement

Albert Ko with Student - crop

The School of Public Health at Yale University provides leadership to protect and improve the health of the public. Through innovative research, policy analysis, and education that draws upon multidisciplinary scholarship from across the graduate and professional programs at Yale, the school serves local, national, and international communities with its knowledge and expertise.