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

  • William Wallo

    William Wallo, MIPA

    The client-based project aspect of many courses has helped me develop better communication, time management, and team-working skills.

Alumni Profiles

  • Kavan Kucko (MIPA '08)

    At the La Follette School, I learned how to work with and manage large data sets and manipulate them with statistics. I use those skills every day.


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Upcoming Events

Monday, Apr 19
3:30 PM -
Local and Regional Effects of Climate Policies Targeting Fossil Fuel Infrastructure
Wednesday, Apr 21
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Widening the Circle of Accountability: Media & the Climate Debate
Sunday, May 09
11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Graduation 2021
Thursday, May 13
6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Alumni Reunion

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Undergraduate Certificate


With support from the Kohl Initiative, the La Follette School’s undergraduate certificate in public policy helps train future leaders today.

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