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Congratulations on your admission to the University of Michigan School of Public Health! We can’t wait for you to become part of our community. At Michigan Public Health, we empower you to discover your community today and work towards building healthier communities tomorrow.

You belong here! Will you join us in our pursuit for a healthier world for all?

We are Pursuing a Healthier, More Equitable World

  • With 100 top-ten graduate programs at the University of Michigan, students may take advantage of interdisciplinary curriculum through electives, certificates and /admissions/programs-degrees/dual-degrees.htmldual degrees. 
  • Michigan Public Health graduates join the University of Michigan network of more than 575,000 alumni including 18,000+ Michigan Public Health alumni
  • 47% of our students come from outside Michigan, and nearly 20% are international citizens representing 36 other nations. They range in age from 21 to 71. Learn more about our students here.
  • A 9:1 student-to-faculty ratio creates meaningful mentorship, networking, and small group dialogue. 30+ research centers allow our more than200 faculty, research scientists, and current students to continue to be world renowned experts in their fields. 
  • Our students have countless opportunities to enrich their experience outside the classroom. Learn more about our student experience, public health practice, and global public health
  • Within six months of graduation, 99% of students are either employed, finishing fellowships or internships, and/or pursuing an advanced degree or postdoctoral work. Review specific career resources for admitted students and job placements of recent graduates.

Read about the school’s mission and culture and our commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. 

Confirm Your Enrollment by April 15

The April 15 decision deadline is quickly approaching. To confirm your enrollment for Fall 2023, log into your Wolverine Access account and follow the steps outlined in your admissions letter. Please note that for most programs, enrollment is not complete until your non-refundable enrollment deposit is also submitted. 

If you are interested in seeking a decision extension or exploring deferral options, you should reach out to your department program coordinator.

Ready to Confirm Your Enrollment?

Accept or decline your offer in Wolverine Access!

  • Click on the "Become a Victor" banner above and log into your Wolverine Access account.
  • Click on "Students" and then "New and Prospective Student Business."
  • Log into your U-M Friend Account and click on "Application Status."

Learn more about U-M Friend Accounts.

Our Admitted Graduate Student Experience

This spring, we held several in-person and virtual experiences for admitted graduate students. 

If you were unable to attend or want to revisit any of the event content, please considering taking some time to check out the links below:

Additional Programming for Admitted Students

Thinking about attending the University of Michigan School of Public Health next fall? 

Have a casual conversation -- via Zoom, phone, email, or even in person if you're in Ann Arbor -- with a current student to chat one-on-one about why they chose Michigan, what it’s like to be a student in the department you’re considering, life in Ann Arbor and any questions you may have. 

Complete this form today to get paired with a current student for a one-on-one conversation—and feel free to bring a cup of coffee or tea!

Alumni Lightning Talk with Michael Manning: Learn about the student experience from a recent Michigan Public Health graduate in Industrial Hygiene

Connecting with and learning about the journey of alumni within public health can be an informative experience as you plan your path. If you are a prospective or admitted graduate student who is considering pursuing a degree within the field of public health, please join us for an Alumni Lightning Talk with Michael Manning!

This session will allow you to hear directly from Michigan Public Health alumni about their experiences as a student and career trajectories post-graduation.

Michael graduated from the School of public health with his MPH in Industrial Hygiene in 2017. While at SPH, Michael was involved in a number of activities, and served as the president of the Industrial Hygiene Student Association (UMIHSA), as a board member of the Student Assembly (PHSA) and a member of the Environmental Health Student Association. Michael also worked in the Richard Neitzel research group, analyzing historical occupational noise exposure data.

After graduation, Michael started his career at General Motors in Metro Detroit, where he has held multiple positions within the Occupational Safety group including safety representative, industrial hygienist, and most recently, data analyst. Outside of work, Michael is an active member of the Michigan Industrial Hygiene Society where he is currently serving as the President Elect.

Stay Connected

Admitted Student Facebook Group

We invite you to join our 2023 Michigan Public Health Admitted Students Facebook group to learn more about our school, community, and life in Ann Arbor.

There are several other ways to connect with us to ask questions:

 We Want to Know What You Think! 

We have a few questions about your application experience and future plans. Each year, we actively use feedback to constantly improve our internal processes and provide students with the best possible service. 

Share your opinion with us in this quick four-minute survey. Let’s get started! 

Our Year in Review

At the University of Michigan School of Public Health, 2022 was a year of action and impact. If you’d like to learn a bit more about what we did last year, take a couple minutes to watch this video or check out our Year in Review online.

Read Our Admitted Student Newsletter 

The Vector: Admitted Student Edition is a newsletter sent to students who have been admitted to the University of Michigan School of Public Health’s graduate programs. We know there is a lot to think about as you consider graduate school. You can expect to receive this newsletter every  two weeks, and we hope it serves as your one-stop shop for helpful resources, important dates, and reminders.

If you have been admitted for Fall 2023 and are not receiving this newsletter, please email

Share the Good News!

Share your excitement and get to know our Michigan Public Health community on social media with #UMichSPH. Then follow SPH on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram and celebrate your acceptance with us! You can also download social media profile and cover photos like these: 

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