Thank you for considering graduate study in Epidemiology at the University of Washington. Unsure which degree to apply for? Contact an advisor or review our program descriptions.

Epi Admissions Timeline

Applications to the MS, MPH, and PhD program are reviewed once a year for entry the following autumn quarter. The application for Fall 2025 entry will open on September 1, 2024.

September 1: Application opens

November 23: Last day to apply for a UW Graduate School application fee waiver

December 2: Application and all supporting materials are due 

Late January: PhD admission results sent via email

Mid February: Master’s admission results sent via email

Early March: Admitted Students Visit Days

April 15: Enrollment decision deadline for admitted applicants

Application and Materials

Follow the applicable link below for information and instructions about the eligibility and application requirements for each degree program and track offered by the Department of Epidemiology. Please apply to only one degree program and track within Epi. The UW Department of Epidemiology will only review one application per applicant

Master of Public Health

Master of Science


Internal PhD (students currently in either the UW Epi MPH degree program or UW Epi MS degree program)

Graduate Non-Matriculated