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
#24 American University

Washington, DC

#16 Arizona State University

Phoenix, AZ

#13 Carnegie Mellon University (Heinz)

Pittsburgh, PA

#24 Duke University (Sanford)

Durham, NC

#29 George Mason University

Fairfax, VA

#21 George Washington University (Trachtenberg)

Washington, DC

#4 Georgia State University (Young)

Atlanta, GA

#9 Harvard University (Kennedy)

Cambridge, MA

#3 Indiana University—​Bloomington

Bloomington, IN

#8 New York University (Wagner)

New York, NY

#12 Northern Illinois University

DeKalb, IL

#21 Ohio State University (Glenn)

Columbus, OH

#26 Princeton University (Wilson)

Princeton, NJ

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

Newark, NJ

#1 Syracuse University (Maxwell)

Syracuse, NY

#16 University at Albany—​SUNY (Rockefeller)

Albany, NY

#26 University of California—​Berkeley (Goldman)

Berkeley, CA

#16 University of Chicago (Harris)

Chicago, IL

#7 University of Connecticut

West Hartford, CT

#5 University of Georgia

Athens, GA

#26 University of Illinois—​Chicago

Chicago, IL

#16 University of Kansas

Lawrence, KS

#2 University of Kentucky (Martin)

Lexington, KY

#14 University of Maryland—​College Park

College Park, MD

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

Ann Arbor, MI

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