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
#29 George Mason University

Fairfax, VA

#29 University of North Carolina—​Chapel Hill

Chapel Hill, NC

#29 University of Washington (Evans)

Seattle, WA

#26 Princeton University (Wilson)

Princeton, NJ

#26 University of California—​Berkeley (Goldman)

Berkeley, CA

#26 University of Illinois—​Chicago

Chicago, IL

#24 American University

Washington, DC

#24 Duke University (Sanford)

Durham, NC

#21 George Washington University (Trachtenberg)

Washington, DC

#21 Ohio State University (Glenn)

Columbus, OH

#21 University of Southern California (Price)

Los Angeles, CA

#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

#14 University of Maryland—​College Park

College Park, MD

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

Madison, WI

#13 Carnegie Mellon University (Heinz)

Pittsburgh, PA

#12 Northern Illinois University

DeKalb, IL

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

Newark, NJ

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

Ann Arbor, MI

#9 Harvard University (Kennedy)

Cambridge, MA

#8 New York University (Wagner)

New York, NY

#7 University of Connecticut

West Hartford, CT

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