Public Finance and Budgeting

Ranked in 2012, part of Public Affairs

Earning your master's degree in public finance and budgeting can lead to job titles including budget analyst, policy economist, tax manager and budget examiner. These are the top schools for public finance and budgeting.

Rank School name
#1 Syracuse University (Maxwell)

Syracuse, NY

#2 University of Kentucky (Martin)

Lexington, KY

#3 Indiana University—​Bloomington

Bloomington, IN

#4 Georgia State University (Young)

Atlanta, GA

#5 University of Georgia

Athens, GA

#6 University of Nebraska—​Omaha

Omaha, NE

#7 University of Connecticut

West Hartford, CT

#8 New York University (Wagner)

New York, NY

#9 Harvard University (Kennedy)

Cambridge, MA

#10 Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey—​Newark

Newark, NJ

#10 University of Michigan—​Ann Arbor (Ford)

Ann Arbor, MI

#12 Northern Illinois University

DeKalb, IL

#13 Carnegie Mellon University (Heinz)

Pittsburgh, PA

#14 University of Maryland—​College Park

College Park, MD

#14 University of Wisconsin—​Madison (La Follette)

Madison, WI

#16 Arizona State University

Phoenix, AZ

#16 University at Albany—​SUNY (Rockefeller)

Albany, NY

#16 University of Chicago (Harris)

Chicago, IL

#16 University of Kansas

Lawrence, KS

#16 University of Texas—​Austin (LBJ)

Austin, TX

#21 George Washington University (Trachtenberg)

Washington, DC

#21 Ohio State University (Glenn)

Columbus, OH

#21 University of Southern California (Price)

Los Angeles, CA

#24 American University

Washington, DC

#24 Duke University (Sanford)

Durham, NC

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