Key Facts

By the numbers graphic for academic year 2020-2021, showing 970 total students of which 601 are US citizens or permanent residents, 369 are international students, 65% female, 38% male, and 469 total faculty. Founded in 1913, Harvard School of Public Health—now the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health—grew out of the Harvard-MIT School for Health Officers, the nation’s first graduate training program in public health.

During the past century, the School’s faculty members—frequently working in collaboration with others at Harvard and around the world—have made landmark contributions revolutionizing public health.

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