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35% First-Generation Students

16% Appalachian Students

The Bachelor of Public Health (BPH) is a foundational, career-focused, world-ready degree for students who want to make the impossible a reality in public health. Imagine a world where we can stop disease before it happens.

A world with less human suffering, more access to care, and health equity for all. You are the generation that will make it happen. Here you will find the knowledge, support, and real-world experience that will expand your concept of what is possible – for you and the world.

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Latest BPH News & Events

CPH honors students’ outstanding accomplishments at awards reception

The University of Kentucky College of Public Health (CPH) honored its students' outstanding accomplishments at the End of the Year Celebration and

CPH announces Spring 2024 Dean's List

The University of Kentucky has recently released its Dean’s List for the Spring 2024 semester. More than 120 College of Public Health (CPH) students were recognized for their outstanding academic performance.

CPH graduate merges business with public health

University of Kentucky College of Public Health (CPH) senior Golden Mashindi, a first generation American with roots in Zimbabwe, has always had an entrepreneurial spirit.

CPH trio shine at National Conference on Undergraduate Research

CPH’s Princess Magor Agbozo, Sara Dickens, and Maylee Skovron traveled to Long Beach, Calif., for the three-day NCUR, which is the largest symposium of its kind in the world, bringing together nearly 4,000 undergraduate students each year from all fields and disciplines.

Public Health Nursing Scholars Information Session

Join representatives from the College of Nursing and College of Public Health to learn more about the Public Health Nursing Scholars Program.

Public Health Showcase 2024

A unique opportunity for sharing innovative work in public health research, community practice, teaching, and workforce development.