What will I learn?

NYU’s College of Global Public Health offers ten diverse and innovative undergraduate degrees in the field, partnering courses in broad global public health issues with a related course of study housed in one of NYU's prestigious schools, including the College of Nursing, Silver School of Social Work, Steinhardt School of Culture, Education and Human Development, and College of Arts and Science.

Why Global Health?

Choosing from different disciplines to find what interests you most, you will gain fluency in the key approaches and current issues in the field of public health, both in the United States and throughout the world. Your coursework [5.6.4 Courses] will explore the global nature of the field, emphasizing the ways in which populations and environments interact across the globe to shape health outcomes.

You’ll delve into a variety of disciplinary and theoretical frameworks to understand how biological, environmental, political, social, and economic factors interact to influence the health of populations across the globe. Through classes, lectures, student activities, and participation in collaborative activities and research with major public health organizations, global public health majors are exposed to the breadth of the field.

The NYU GPH Advantage

  • An interdisciplinary education with coursework across the University and around the world at NYU’s global sites
  • Access to world-renowned faculty across NYU schools
  • Opportunities to network with practitioners, leaders, and scholars in government, not-for-profit, and private institutions around the globe
  • Extensive opportunities for applied fieldwork in the US and in countries around the world, including a required semester abroad at one of NYU’s many global sites
  • Multidisciplinary and in-depth advising on course selection, major selection, fieldwork, professional development and career planning. Students take advantage of dedicated public health advising through the GPH.
  • Access to resources across the University, including a wide variety of student and academic services offered through the GPH. Students benefit from events and conferences, global health news and announcements, student research opportunities, student organizations and governance, career services, and student and alumni networking.
  • Students who are part of the College of Global of Public Health participate in a broader public health community at NYU, studying and working alongside other undergraduate students, graduate students, faculty, practitioners, and alumni engaged in public health activities.

Which department am I in?

College of Arts and Science

Study options

Full Time (128 points)

Tuition fees
US$54,880.00 per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

1 September 2022


College of Arts and Science

100 Washington Square East,

Silver Center for Arts & Science, Room 910,

New York,

10003, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Minimum high school cumulative grade point average of 85% or higher Minimum college cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher Biology and Chemistry courses successfully completed with a grade of B or better, within a 10-year period before the student’s matriculation at NYU College of Dentistry ECE course-by-course evaluation for both high school and college transcript

For international students

Graduated with a GED or high school diploma equivalency test and have not enrolled in a degree-seeking program.

Don’t have minimum score requirements, but competitive applicants will receive:

100 and above on the TOEFL iBT

125 and above on the Duolingo English Test

7.5 and above on the IELTS Academic

70 and above on the PTE Academic

191 and above on the Cambridge English Scale

4.5 and above on the iTEP

Application deadline: Early Decision I - November 1; Early Decision II: January 1; Regular Decision - January 5

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


About New York University

A degree from NYU is evidence of an inquiring mind and rigorous work ethic, setting graduates in good stead when making decisions about the future.

  • 350+ Master’s and doctoral degree programs
  • 95% Graduate Employment Rate
  • 300+ Clubs & Organizations
  • Top 30 University in the World

Get in touch