Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs
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Admissions

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

  • Vin Gathing, MIPA, JD

    I’ve always been interested in international affairs, development, politics, and governance. La Follette’s MIPA is great with all of them.

Alumni Profiles

  • Ryan Schowalter (MPA ’12)

    The first year of the MPA program gave me the foundational skills needed to succeed in government and nonprofit work. During my second year, I was able to take courses in the School of Education while concurrently working for the state Department of Public Instruction.

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Upcoming Events

Tuesday, Jun 19
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
DC Bobs and Friends
Thursday, Aug 30
Orientation
Tuesday, Sep 04
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Hill Fest Welcome Picnic
Saturday, Sep 15
La Follette School Class of 2008 Reunion
Thursday, Nov 15
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
PHS 820 Graduate Student Seminar

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