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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?
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.
La Follette School alum Shireen Ohadi-hamadani discussed health equity issues with students in the school’s latest Elevating Equity in Policymaking event.
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"Madison has a plethora of opportunities for government agencies and nonprofits as the state’s hub of those sectors."
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