Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs

Admissions

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

Alumni Profiles

  • Susan Hedman

    EPA administrator, alum Hedman to speak Friday at La Follette School

    The Clean Power Plan and other proposed climate change regulations will be discussed Friday, October 3, by 1979 alum Susan Hedman, administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Region 5 office in Chicago. She will speak at 1:30 in 8417 Sewell Social Sciences.

News

  • Students examine transitional national governments

    How temporary governments formed through negotiated settlements between opponents with the intent to end or forestall conflict end up dissolving is the topic of a new study from the La Follette School of Public Affairs.
  • Cities increase reliance on fees as other revenues fall, analysis shows

    Cities continuing to struggle with finances have been increasingly relying on user charges and fees, according to an analysis of freshly updated data from the Lincoln Institute of Land Policy's database on local government finance, Fiscally Standardized Cities, developed in part by La Follette School professor Andrew Reschovsky.