Public Affairs

Ranked in 2012 | Public Affairs Rankings Methodology

Earning your M.P.A. can lead to a career in public service, both domestically and abroad. Curricula often incorporate courses in policy, economics, analysis and management. These are the top public affairs schools.

Rank School name Score
#73 Monterey Institute of International Studies

Monterey, CA

2.7
#73 San Diego State University

San Diego, CA

2.7
#73 University of Alabama—​Birmingham

Birmingham, AL

2.7
#73 University of Baltimore

Baltimore, MD

2.7
#73 University of Massachusetts—​Amherst

Amherst, MA

2.7
#73 University of Missouri—​Kansas City

Kansas City, MO

2.7
#73 University of Oregon

Eugene, OR

2.7
#73 University of Texas—​Arlington

Arlington, TX

2.7
#73 University of Utah

Salt Lake City, UT

2.7
#73 Wichita State University (Wall)

Wichita, KS

2.7
#73 Willamette University (Atkinson)

Salem, OR

2.7
#87 CUNY—​City College

New York, NY

2.6
#87 Pepperdine University

Malibu, CA

2.6
#87 San Francisco State University

San Francisco, CA

2.6
#87 University of Arkansas (Clinton)

Little Rock, AR

2.6
#87 University of Illinois—​Springfield

Springfield, IL

2.6
#87 University of Louisville

Louisville, KY

2.6
#87 University of Massachusetts—​Boston (McCormack)

Boston, MA

2.6
#87 University of Miami

Coral Gables, FL

2.6
#87 University of Missouri—​St. Louis

St. Louis, MO

2.6
#87 Wayne State University

Detroit, MI

2.6
#97 Auburn University—​Montgomery

Montgomery, AL

2.5
#97 California State University—​Los Angeles

Los Angeles, CA

2.5
#97 Florida Atlantic University

Boca Raton, FL

2.5
#97 Kansas State University

Manhattan, KS

2.5

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