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

  • Carolyn Hill (MA ’96)

    Karl Scholz was instrumental in opening up the possibility of me of getting a PhD and thinking about the best kind of program given my interests. I loved my coursework and learning at La Follette.


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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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