Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs
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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.
Learn more about student admissions.



Student Profiles

  • Isabelle Selep, MPA

    I definitely try to use my education and experiences to benefit those who don’t have the opportunity to attend college. I am a vessel of knowledge that can leave the campus and bring with me the ideas I have learned during my time on campus.

Alumni Profiles

  • Katie (Keck) Sanders (MIPA ’05)

    Safe & Sound operates at the intersection of policy and practice, and it’s an exciting opportunity to see how the research plays out in community work on a daily basis.


Upcoming Events

Monday, Mar 19
8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Visit Day for Prospective Students
Monday, Mar 19
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Trump as Policymaker: A First-Year Report Card
Tuesday, Mar 20
12:15 PM - 1:30 PM
DemSem: Sarah Gollust (University of Minnesota)
Tuesday, Mar 20
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Exploring Global Careers for Social Good
Tuesday, Mar 20
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Crossroads of Ideas
Wednesday, Mar 21
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
An Introduction to Social Determinants: Housing
Wednesday, Mar 21
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
La Follette Seminar: The Weeds - A Q&A with Matt Yglesias about Covering Public Policy
Thursday, Mar 22
12:15 PM - 1:30 PM
Institute for Research on Poverty Seminar - David Brady
Tuesday, Mar 27
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Full Calendar