Application Process

Step 1: Know the deadline

The deadline for priority consideration of admission is February 15. The deadline for general admission is April 1. It is strongly recommended that you begin the application process well in advance of the application deadline. The China Scholarship Council may have additional deadlines and are available on their website.

Step 2: Notify us of your intent to apply

Step 3: Apply online

All applicants must apply via the SOPHAS application platform. Detailed application instructions are available on the COPH website.

Step 4: After your application

Upon receiving your completed application and supporting documents, your application will be considered ready for review. The UNMC College of Public Health Admissions Committee reviews applications weekly and will review your application once it is complete and verified. Following review, a decision will be made regarding your application status. You will receive notification of the decision via e-mail within 7 days of the committee decision. You may check your application status at any time via SOPHAS.

Once you are admitted, you can request your I-20 via the iGlobal portalIssuance of your I-20 will be delayed until we have received proof that you have received CSC funding.