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We seek candidates who demonstrate the ability and experience to engage in rigorous public affairs programs.
Funding and Financial Information
Information on the cost of attending the La Follette School, including tuition, fees, financial aid, and other ways to help pay for your education.
The La Follette School of Public Affairs provides selected UW-Madison undergraduates an opportunity to jumpstart the Master of Public Affairs or Master of International Public Affairs program.
The La Follette School welcomes applications from international students. Learn about useful information when considering applying to the La Follette School of Public Affairs.
Why choose La Follette?
While public-sector retirements are rising, demand for public policy education is growing. Susan Yackee explains how the La Follette School is training the next generation of public servants.
La Follette School graduate programs offer excellent value, according to Wall Street Journal analysis
A tool created by the Wall Street Journal shows that the La Follette School offers one of the best values among public policy master’s degrees in the country.
McNair and Student Support Services Graduate School Fair @ 9:30 am - 2:30 pm Chula Vista Resort, 1000 Chula Vista Parkway Wisconsin Dells, WI 53965 View map
Prospective Graduate Student Information: October Session @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm Online event
Prospective Graduate Student Information: November Session @ 9:00 am - 10:00 am Online event
La Follette School Lead with Languages Class Visit @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm Van Hise Hall Room 574 View map
Information session recording
Contact students and alumni
"I was drawn to La Follette mainly because of its faculty expertise, alumni network, and most importantly, many professional opportunities offered to its students."
"The professors, students, and alumni of the La Follette School are part and parcel of so much of government here in Madison, which makes for a wonderful array of career opportunities"
"The workshop course was as challenging as it was rewarding. I also made lasting friendships with my peers and the professors."
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