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

  • Sangeetha Shreedaran, MPA

    La Follette School alumni have been extremely helpful as mentors and prospective employers during my time here.

Alumni Profiles

  • Matt van Buren (MPA '15)

    The faculty is impressive, the school’s reputation is sterling, and its small size allows for a lot of community-building and one-on-one contact with professors and teaching assistants.


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Upcoming Events

Tuesday, Jul 17
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
DC Bobs & Bobterns Happy Hour
Thursday, Aug 30
Tuesday, Sep 04
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Hill Fest Welcome Picnic
Saturday, Sep 15
La Follette School Class of 2008 Reunion
Thursday, Nov 15
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
PHS 820 Graduate Student Seminar
Thursday, Feb 07
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Madison Alumni & Friends Reception

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