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School of Public Health

Public Health-Global Health

Public health is the science and art of preventing disease, prolonging life and promoting health.

Quick Facts

Holistic Grade Analysis

The admissions process appreciates an upward trend in grades, indicating a holistic review of academic performance.

Narrative Importance

Applicants are encouraged to tell a story and provide specific examples in their submissions.

Essay Evaluation

The essay is a crucial component of the application, with its evaluation often depending on the perspective of the reviewer.

The Rubric

The rubric is directly provided from the University of Washington through a process known as the Freedom of Information Act.


This rubric was last updated for Fall 2022 and may be out of date.
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