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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

  • Laura Bunn

    Laura Bunn, MIPA

    I highly recommend applying for the La Follette School Summer Policy Learning Experience (internship grant) – it made possible my internship in Portugal!

Alumni Profiles

  • Heidi Normandin (MA '98)

    "The La Follette School gives you a well-rounded set of tools to approach public policy and public administration problems. Even at my first job, I felt equipped to handle whatever project came my way."


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Upcoming Events

Friday, Mar 05
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Legislative Reference Bureau (LRB) Career Chat
Wednesday, Mar 10
12:30 PM - 1:45 PM
Seminar Series: Jesse Rothstein
Thursday, Mar 11
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Grant Thornton Career Chat
Monday, Mar 22
9:35 AM - 12:30 PM
Admitted Student Visit Day
Wednesday, Mar 24
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Politics and Policy: Democracy in the Digital Age
Friday, Mar 26
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
A Chat with Roger Ervin

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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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