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
#121 St. Louis University

Saint Louis, MO

2.3
#121 Texas State University

San Marcos, TX

2.3
#121 University of Akron

Akron, OH

2.3
#121 University of Alabama

Tuscaloosa, AL

2.3
#121 University of Arkansas—​Little Rock

Little Rock, AR

2.3
#121 University of Nevada—​Las Vegas

Las Vegas, NV

2.3
#121 University of New Orleans

New Orleans, LA

2.3
#121 University of North Carolina—​Wilmington

Wilmington, NC

2.3
#121 University of San Francisco

San Francisco, CA

2.3
#121 University of South Florida

Tampa, FL

2.3
#104 Boise State University

Boise, ID

2.4
#104 College of Charleston

Charleston, SC

2.4
#104 DePaul University

Chicago, IL

2.4
#104 Iowa State University

Ames, IA

2.4
#104 James Madison University

Harrisonburg, VA

2.4
#104 Ohio University (Voinovich)

Athens, OH

2.4
#104 Old Dominion University

Norfolk, VA

2.4
#104 Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey—​Camden

Camden, NJ

2.4
#104 San Jose State University

San Jose, CA

2.4
#104 University of Memphis

Memphis, TN

2.4
#104 University of New Mexico

Albuquerque, NM

2.4
#104 University of North Carolina—​Greensboro

Greensboro, NC

2.4
#104 University of Southern Maine (Muskie)

Portland, ME

2.4
#104 University of Texas—​Dallas

Richardson, TX

2.4
#104 University of Vermont

Burlington, VT

2.4

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