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.
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The Value of Public Policy Education


Student Profiles

  • Charles Pratt

    Charles Pratt, MPA

    The main thing that drew me to the La Follette School was the flexible curriculum. In my previous degrees, the curriculum was always very specialized and rigid, and I really wanted a more liberal arts style education from my graduate studies.

Alumni Profiles

  • Ruanda McFerren

    Ruanda McFerren (MPA/MS ’18)

    On a near daily basis, I am in meetings that relate to a real-world version of grad school group work. Whether it is assisting in development of a new citywide housing policy, compiling information on digital innovations, or coming up with ideas for #cityhallselfie day, much of the work I’m engaged in involves a deep level of communication and collaboration.


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Upcoming Events

Wednesday, Oct 21
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Advancing Wisconsin’s Rural Bioeconomy
Wednesday, Oct 21
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
Seminar Series
Friday, Oct 23
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Monthly La Follette School Graduate Admissions Information Sessions
Monday, Oct 26
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
PHS Monday Seminar WebEx
Tuesday, Oct 27
DC Careers Week
Tuesday, Oct 27
12:15 PM - 1:30 PM
CDE Virtual DemSem: Courtney Boen (Univ of Pennsylvania)
Tuesday, Oct 27
6:00 PM - 7:15 PM
Reality or Fantasy? The Economy, Inequality, and Education Reform
Wednesday, Oct 28
8:45 AM - 4:00 PM
Diversity Forum 2020 -- The Pandemic Effect: Exposing Racism and Inequities
Wednesday, Oct 28
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Welcome for New Certificate in Public Policy Students
Thursday, Oct 29
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
The "One-Party State" in China

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