Pre-Public Health

Requirements for admission

  • Bachelor’s degree in any major field
  • GRE*
  • Minimum GPA 2.75-3.0

*Some schools may accept MCAT, GMAT, LSAT, or DAT in lieu of GRE scores.


The GRE is generally taken in the summer after third year in order to matriculate in the fall following graduation. 

The GRE tests the following subject areas:

  • Verbal Reasoning
    • Sentence completion
    • Analogies
    • Antonyms
    • Reading comprehension
  • Quantitative Reasoning
    • Arithmetic
    • Algebra
    • Geometry
    • Data analysis
    • Problem solving
    • Quantitative comparison
  • Analytical Writing
    • Present your perspective on an issue
    • Analyze an argument


American Public Health Association
Schools of Public Health Application Service:
Information about the GRE

In-state schools
University of Kentucky College of Public Health
University of Louisville School of Public Health and Information Sciences

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