How do I declare my major in the College of Public Health?

How do I declare my major in the College Public Health?

 

High School Seniors

Apply to UK for admission as a Pre-Public Health Major. Complete your application online at www.uky.edu/admission.

Students admitted as freshmen will be admitted as pre-majors in the College of Public Health. Full admission is typically granted the sophomore year after meeting the selective admission criteria.

Selective admission criteria:

  • A cumulative grade point average of at least 2.75
  • A grade point average of at least 3.0 in the pre-major courses. (See below for the pre-major requirements).
  • A grade of B or better in CPH 201

 

Current UK Students

Public Health is a selective college with pre-major (PBPH) and upper division (BPH) students. Pre-major applications are accepted throughout the year. See below for the admissions timeline. Upper Division (BPH) applications are only accepted during the spring term for admission beginning in the fall.

Change Major to Pre-Public Health (PBPH)

Submit a Pre-BPH application. You are encouraged to submit an application even if all pre-major courses have not been completed.

A student will be granted admission to the Pre-BPH Program based on the following criteria:

  • A cumulative grade point average of at least 2.75
  • A grade point average of at least 3.0 in the currently completed College of Public Health Pre-Major courses. (See below for the pre-major requirements).

 

Admissions Timeline for Pre-BPH Applications

Pre-BPH Applications

Application Open

Application Close

Notification Deadline

Summer 2

1-Jul

15-Aug

25-Aug

Fall 1

16-Aug

10-Sep

20-Sep

Fall 2

11-Sep

15-Nov

25-Nov

Winter

16-Nov

10-Jan

20-Jan

Spring 1

11-Jan

15-Feb

25-Feb

Spring 2

16-Feb

15-Apr

25-Apr

Summer 1

16-Apr

30-Jun

10-Jul

 

 

Change Major to Public Health (BPH)

Submit a BPH application between February 1 and June 1. A student will be granted admission the BPH program based on the following criteria:

  • A cumulative grade point average of at least 2.75
  • A grade point average of at least 3.0 in the pre-major courses. (Pre-major courses must be complete prior to the beginning of the fall term).
  • A grade of B or better in CPH 201

 

BPH Application

Application Open

Application Close

Notification Deadline

Spring Only

1-Feb

1-Jun

1-Jul

 

 

Transfer Students

Apply to UK for admission. Complete your application online at www.uky.edu/admission. Transfer students will be admitted based on the selective admission criteria completed at the time of application.

If the pre-major courses have not been completed at the time of application to UK, a student will be admitted as pre-major (PBPH) so long as the required GPAs (3.0 on completed pre-major course requirements and 2.75 cumulative grade-point average on all college work attempted) have been met.

Pre-BPH Application Form

If you have NOT completed all of the pre-major courses, submit the pre-BPH application form.

BPH Application Form

If you have completed all of the pre-major courses and meet the GPA requirements, submit the BPH application form.

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