School of Public Health – Application Instructions for Junior Transfers

Thank you for your interest in the UNC Gillings School of Global Public Health. This site provides information on applying to the following Bachelor of Science in Public Health programs:

  • Biostatistics
  • Environmental Health Sciences
  • Health Policy and Management
  • Nutrition

Should you have questions about the application process, please contact For the latest information, please visit the website for the UNC Gillings School of Public Health.


Junior transfer applicants interested in majoring in a program through the Gillings School of Public Health must submit a complete application (including letters of recommendation, official transcripts, and resume) by the February 15, 2021 deadline. Incomplete applications and applications received after the February 15, 2021 deadline will not be considered by the Gillings School of Public Health and instead reviewed for the College of Arts and Sciences.

Application Instructions

To apply for admission, follow these steps:

  • Go to the Common Application to create an account and start your application.
  • Submit the Common Application, the Common Application supplement, and application fee by the deadline above.
  • Upload the statement of purpose requested in your Common Application supplement.
  • Submit official transcripts from all high schools, colleges, and universities attended to:

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Office of Undergraduate Admissions
Jackson Hall, Campus Box 2200
Chapel Hill, NC  27599-2200

  • Arrange to have two letters of recommendation – professional or academic – written on your behalf sent to
  • After you submit your application, you will receive instructions for creating your MyCarolina account, which will allow you to view the status of your application, including your admission decision. Be sure to check your MyCarolina account frequently for important application updates.

Additional Information

Should you have any questions about the application process or program, please contact:
Gillings School of Global Public Health
Office of Undergraduate Admissions
Gillings School of Global Public Health
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
135 Dauer Drive, Campus Box 7400
Chapel Hill, N.C.  27599-7400

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