Public Health

Ranked in 2011 | Public Health Rankings Methodology

With a graduate degree in public health, students may work in a variety of sectors and specialties, including health services administration, nutrition and international health. These are the top public health schools.

Rank School name Score
#1 Johns Hopkins University

Baltimore, MD

4.8
#2 University of North Carolina—​Chapel Hill

Chapel Hill, NC

4.6
#3 Harvard University

Boston, MA

4.5
#4 University of Michigan—​Ann Arbor

Ann Arbor, MI

4.3
#5 Columbia University

New York, NY

4.2
#6 Emory University

Atlanta, GA

4.1
#6 University of Washington

Seattle, WA

4.1
#8 University of California—​Berkeley

Berkeley, CA

3.8
#8 University of Minnesota—​Twin Cities

Minneapolis, MN

3.8
#10 University of California—​Los Angeles

Los Angeles, CA

3.7
#11 Boston University

Boston, MA

3.4
#11 University of Pittsburgh

Pittsburgh, PA

3.4
#13 Tulane University

New Orleans, LA

3.3
#13 Yale University

New Haven, CT

3.3
#15 University of Texas—​Houston Health Sciences Center

Houston, TX

3.2
#16 George Washington University

Washington, DC

3.0
#16 University of Alabama—​Birmingham

Birmingham, AL

3.0
#16 University of Illinois—​Chicago

Chicago, IL

3.0
#16 University of Iowa

Iowa City, IA

3.0
#20 Ohio State University

Columbus, OH

2.8
#21 Drexel University

Philadelphia, PA

2.7
#21 University of South Florida

Tampa, FL

2.7
#23 University of Arizona (Zuckerman)

Tucson, AZ

2.5
#23 University of South Carolina

Columbia, SC

2.5
#25 Texas A&M Health Science Center

College Station, TX

2.4

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