Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs
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Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs AdmissionsThe Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs is a highly ranked program that attracts outstanding students from across the United States and around the world to its highly respected graduate programs in public affairs and international public affairs and dual degree programs. Students are admitted in comparatively small numbers that encourage cooperation across cohorts and permit the La Follette School faculty to know, advise, and mentor students.
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Student Profiles

  • Sophia Rogers, MPA/JD

    I would like to work in climate-change policy. I’m very interested in solar radiation management and its legality.

Alumni Profiles

  • Nick Lardinois (MPA, ’16)

    All of La Follette’s pillars are exactly the skills I use to succeed every day at my job: critically analyzing both qualitative and quantitative information, using those analyses to draw verifiable conclusions, and succinctly communicating my ideas and conclusions via both verbal and written communication.


Upcoming Events

Wednesday, Mar 21
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
An Introduction to Social Determinants: Housing
Wednesday, Mar 21
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
La Follette Seminar: The Weeds - A Q&A with Matt Yglesias about Covering Public Policy
Thursday, Mar 22
12:15 PM - 1:30 PM
Institute for Research on Poverty Seminar - David Brady
Thursday, Mar 22
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
CREECA Spring Lecture Series
Tuesday, Mar 27
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Wednesday, Mar 28
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Institute for Research on Poverty Webinar - Jennifer Doleac and Benjamin Hansen
Tuesday, Apr 03
12:15 PM - 1:30 PM
DemSem: Sarah Hayford (Ohio State University)
Tuesday, Apr 03
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM
The Psychology of Performance Numbers in the Public Sector
Tuesday, Apr 03
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Crossroads of Ideas

Full Calendar