How to Apply

There are three ways to apply to Saint Louis University’s graduate programs in public health and health administration. 

Option 1: Apply Using SOPHAS 

The Schools of Public Health Application Service (SOPHAS) allows you to apply to multiple participating schools and programs using one application. The application fee is $135, plus $50 for each additional school or program.

SLU's SOPHAS code is 4218.

Apply Via SOPHAS

Option 2: Apply Using HAMPCAS 

You may apply to multiple participating health administration and health policy programs using the Health Administration Management and Policy Centralized Application Service (HAMPCAS).  The application fee is $115, plus $40 for each additional school or program.

SLU's HAMPCAS code is 0710.

Apply via HAMPCAS

Option 3: Apply Through SLU

If you are a SLU employee, dual-degree applicant or are applying exclusively to SLU, you may find applying via to be the more convenient option. The fee is $55 for U.S. applicants, $65 for international applicants. 

This also is the preferred method for applicants to the executive master of health administration program.

Apply Via SLU

Undergraduate applicants to the college's programs apply via or use the Common App. 

Graduate applicants to the School of Social Work degree programs (applied behavior analysis, criminology and professional practice, and social work) should apply via

Contact Us

Bernie Backer, director of graduate admissions for the College of Public Health and Social Justice, can be reached at 314-977-8144 or