Top Rankings

US News & World Report:

  • UC Berkeley named No. 1 public university worldwide
  • No. 9 School of Public Health¬† nationwide
  • No. 6 in Environmental Health

College Rank:

  • ¬†No. 1 Public Health Online MPH

Student Life

  • 1,121 on-campus graduate & undergraduate students
  • 259 online MPH students
  • 29% URM residential students
  • More than 175 fellowships offered in the 2023/2024 academic year
  • 50 Rural Health Innovation Fellows

Faculty Honors

  • Stefano Bertozzi, MD, PhD, named editor-in-chief of new journal Rapid Reviews\Infectious Diseases (RR\ID)
  • Brenda Eskenazi, MA, PhD, received Child Advocate Award
  • Ziad Obermeyer, MD, named a TIME Top 100 Leader in AI
  • Filipa Rijo-Ferreira, PhD, MSc, named Searle Scholar
  • Jingshen Wang, PhD, received an NSF Career Award
  • Daniel Woolridge, MD, MPH, MS, received Emerging Health-Activist Award

Research Success

  • Received $45.6 million in research grants
  • More than 600 papers published in journals including The Lancet, JAMA, Nature, Science, and more

Fundraising Impact

  • Received support from > 2,400 donors for research, fellowships, faculty & social impact

Changemaking at Berkeley Public Health

  • UC Berkeley and Kaiser Permanente launched the California Center for Outbreak Readiness
  • UC Berkeley-led California Alliance of Academics and Communities for Public Health Equity is established. The Alliance is a coalition of public health schools and civic groups working to advance health equity in California
  • Racism & Health website launched
  • Rural Health Innovation Program offers support for emerging rural public health leaders
  • New Berkeley Center for Health Innovations and Entrepreneurship creates solutions for the health problems faced by an aging population
  • Six new faculty hired with expertise in reproductive health, the health effects of climate change, the impact of health inequities, and more
  • Social Impact Innovation Grant Program offers students support to establish community-based projects that improve health equity

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