Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs


Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs AdmissionsThe Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs is a highly ranked program that attracts outstanding students from across the United States and around the world to its highly respected graduate programs in public affairs and international public affairs and dual degree programs. Students are admitted in comparatively small numbers that encourage cooperation across cohorts and permit the La Follette School faculty to know, advise, and mentor students.
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Student Profiles

  • Mia Nafziger, MPA

    Public service is one of the most important ways we can bring about social changes and improve the economic and political state of our country.

Alumni Profiles

  • The La Follette School Class of 2016 chose Alisha Bower as graduation speaker.

    Alisha Bower (MPA '16)

    "Not only are you getting the amazing resources in social policy and quantitative analysis provided by the La Follette faculty, but you have access to courses throughout the entire university to craft your degree precisely to your career goals."


Upcoming Events

Tuesday, Mar 28
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Seminar Series: Democracy in Crisis -- Or Politics as Usual?
Tuesday, Mar 28
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM
The Cornell University Prison Education Program
Tuesday, Mar 28
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Chaos and Complex Systems Seminar
Tuesday, Mar 28
12:15 PM - 1:30 PM
Dem Sem: Amy Kind (UW Madison)
Tuesday, Mar 28
4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Global Health Tuesday: Talking Health Out Loud
Thursday, Mar 30
12:15 PM - 1:30 PM
Institute for Research on Poverty Seminar - Chris Wimer
Thursday, Mar 30
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
A technology Assessment of Synthetic Biology? The Convention on Bio Diversity & Emergence of Transnational Governance
Thursday, Mar 30
1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
UW-Madison STEM Fair
Thursday, Mar 30
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
CREECA Lecture Series

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