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

  • Cartecia Lawrence

    Cartecia Lawrence, MPA

    The La Follette School’s passion for cultivating students’ quantitative and qualitative skills was a big reason why I chose this program.

Alumni Profiles

  • Nick Lardinois (MPA, ’16)

    All of La Follette’s pillars are exactly the skills I use to succeed every day at my job: critically analyzing both qualitative and quantitative information, using those analyses to draw verifiable conclusions, and succinctly communicating my ideas and conclusions via both verbal and written communication.


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Upcoming Events

Monday, Oct 26
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
PHS Monday Seminar WebEx
Tuesday, Oct 27
DC Careers Week
Tuesday, Oct 27
12:15 PM - 1:30 PM
CDE Virtual DemSem: Courtney Boen (Univ of Pennsylvania)
Tuesday, Oct 27
6:00 PM - 7:15 PM
Reality or Fantasy? The Economy, Inequality, and Education Reform
Wednesday, Oct 28
8:45 AM - 4:00 PM
Diversity Forum 2020 -- The Pandemic Effect: Exposing Racism and Inequities
Wednesday, Oct 28
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Welcome for New Certificate in Public Policy Students
Thursday, Oct 29
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
The "One-Party State" in China
Thursday, Oct 29
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Politics and Policy with Maggie Haberman
Monday, Nov 02
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
PHS Monday Seminar WebEx
Tuesday, Nov 03
7:00 AM - 8:00 PM
Election Day, including same-day registration

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