CPH Undergraduate Program Continues to Grow

Dr. Maggie Chorazy, Undergraduate Program Director, comments on the growth of the undergraduate public health major at the University of Iowa, and current students – Mikaela Mikkelsen and Austin Wu – comment on what attracted them to the major. Read the story here.

Top Reasons to get your undergraduate degree in Public Health at UI

There are so many reasons why The University of Iowa is a great place to study public health! We’ve come up with our top 5 right here!

1.) We are ranked in the top 10 publicly funded schools of public health- you will get a world class education here!

2.) As an undergraduate, you will be taught by full-time faculty who are invested in your education and your success

3.) At The University of Iowa, you will begin studying public health your first semester here; there is no waiting to begin your work in your major!

4.) At the University of Iowa, you have the option of doing our Undergrad to Grad program, where you can earn your bachelor’s and master’s degrees in 5 years instead of 6!

5.) You will be taught in brand-new, LEED certified building that has the best views in Iowa City to learn and study!

Class of 2021 Scholarship deadlines extended to Feb. 1, 2017

All potential incoming first-year students who are directly admitted to the public health major for Fall 2017 are invited to apply for our College of Public Health Scholarships!

Please go to the Iowa Scholarship Portal and apply before 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017. Applicants are encouraged to apply for any of the scholarships below for which they are eligible.

The College of Public Health Dean’s Scholars is a scholarship program for new incoming first-year students majoring in public health with at least a 30 ACT and 3.8 GPA on a 4.0 scale. The College of Public Health provides four years of scholarship support ($5,000 annually) to this select group of students. Through the Iowa Institute for Public Health Research and Policy, Dean’s Scholars are invited to participate in professional and social activities that will enhance their public health experience by providing opportunities to attend conferences and seminars and meet with nationally known public health experts.

The College of Public Health Diversity Scholarship is a diversity outreach scholarship for new incoming first-year students directly admitted to the public health major who are US citizens or permanent residents. In addition, one or more of the following criteria must be met: race/ethnic background, socioeconomic factors (based on the results of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid filed after January 1), and/or first-generation college student. The College of Public Health provides four years of scholarship support ($2000 annually) to a select group of students.

The College of Public Health Undergraduate Scholarship is for new incoming first-year students directly admitted to the public health major with a demonstrated financial need. A Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) must be submitted in order to be considered for this scholarship. The College of Public Health provides four years of scholarship support ($2,000 annually) to a select group of students.

If you have any questions, please contact Katie McCullough

Scholarship Applications Open for Class of 2021!

All potential incoming first year students who are directly admitted to the public health major for Fall 2017 are invited to apply for our College of Public Health Scholarships!

Please go to the Iowa Scholarship Portal and apply before 5pm on December 2, 2016.  Applicants are encouraged to apply for any of the scholarships below for which they are eligible.

The College of Public Health Dean’s Scholars is a scholarship program for new incoming first-year students majoring in public health with at least a 30 ACT and 3.8 GPA on a 4.0 scale. The College of Public Health provides four years of scholarship support ($5000 annually) to this select group of students. Through the Iowa Institute for Public Health Research and Policy, Dean’s Scholars are invited to participate in professional and social activities that will enhance their public health experience by providing opportunities to attend conferences and seminars and meet with nationally known public health experts.

The College of Public Health Diversity Scholarship is a diversity outreach scholarship for new incoming first-year students directly admitted to the public health major who are US citizens or permanent residents. In addition, one or more of the following criteria must be met: race/ethnic background, socioeconomic factors (based on the results of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid filed after January 1), and/or first-generation college student. The College of Public Health provides four years of scholarship support ($2000 annually) to a select group of students.

The College of Public Health Undergraduate Scholarship is for new incoming first-year students directly admitted to the public health major with a demonstrated financial need. A Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) must be submitted in order to be considered for this scholarship. The College of Public Health provides four years of scholarship support ($2000 annually) to a select group of students.

If you have any questions, please contact Katie McCullough

Public Health Interest Group Info Session

If you are a student who has been designated as Public Health Interest, we will be hosting a special info session for you next week!

This public health interest event will be held on Tuesday, September 20 from 5:00pm- 6:00pm in Room C217AB CPHB (College of Public Health Building). Our session will provide an introduction to the public health interest designation –  what does it mean and what should you expect this year. We will also provide information about how to apply to the major, and we’ll be able to answer any questions that you might have. We will provide a light dinner and beverages.

Please RSVP by 5:00pm Monday, September 19 at https://uiowa.qualtrics.com/SE/?SID=SV_9KPK0RwtofGdphr. We look forward to meeting you!

Questions? Contact Katie McCullough