Admissions

How to apply for our academic programs, including admissions requirements, cost, and why the La Follette School is the right place for you.


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Undergraduate certificates accepting applications

The application period for the Undergraduate Certificates in Public Policy and Health Policy begins November 1 and ends 11:59 p.m. on November 30. Learn more about our certificates or preview the application questions (docx).

How to apply

Admission requirements

We seek candidates who demonstrate the ability and experience to engage in rigorous public affairs programs.

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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.

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Accelerated Admissions

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.

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International Students

The La Follette School welcomes applications from international students. Learn about useful information when considering applying to the La Follette School of Public Affairs.

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Contact admissions staff

Email: admissions@lafollette.wisc.edu
Phone: 608-262-9163

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