Public-Policy Analysis

Ranked in 2012, part of Public Affairs

Earning your M.P.P. degree will strengthen your leadership and analytical skills, preparing you for a job in government or public organizations. These are the top schools for public-policy analysis.

Rank School name
#28 American University

Washington, DC

#7 Carnegie Mellon University (Heinz)

Pittsburgh, PA

#24 Cornell University

Ithaca, NY

#6 Duke University (Sanford)

Durham, NC

#28 Florida State University (Askew)

Tallahassee, FL

#24 George Mason University

Fairfax, VA

#19 George Washington University (Trachtenberg)

Washington, DC

#15 Georgetown University

Washington, DC

#24 Georgia State University (Young)

Atlanta, GA

#2 Harvard University (Kennedy)

Cambridge, MA

#9 Indiana University—​Bloomington

Bloomington, IN

#13 New York University (Wagner)

New York, NY

#20 Ohio State University (Glenn)

Columbus, OH

#5 Princeton University (Wilson)

Princeton, NJ

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

Newark, NJ

#8 Syracuse University (Maxwell)

Syracuse, NY

#1 University of California—​Berkeley (Goldman)

Berkeley, CA

#17 University of California—​Los Angeles (Luskin)

Los Angeles, CA

#4 University of Chicago (Harris)

Chicago, IL

#20 University of Georgia

Athens, GA

#20 University of Kentucky (Martin)

Lexington, KY

#16 University of Maryland—​College Park

College Park, MD

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

Ann Arbor, MI

#17 University of Minnesota—​Twin Cities (Humphrey)

Minneapolis, MN

#20 University of North Carolina—​Chapel Hill

Chapel Hill, NC

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