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#2 Master of Public Affairs
U.S. News & World Report ranks us #2 out of 284 graduate schools for 2022
Top-ranked MPA Concentrations
U.S. News & World Report ranks our concentrations:
#1 Environmental Policy and Management
#1 Nonprofit Management
#1 Public Finance and Budgeting
#2 Public Management and Leadership
#3 Public Policy Analysis
More highly-ranked MPA specialties
#7 Local Government Management
#7 Health Policy and Management
#10 Social Policy
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#2 in the world for Public Administration
ShanghaiRanking: Global Ranking of Academic Subjects, 2020
#5 global ranking based on research
By the Center for World University Rankings
Largest in the Nation
Leverage a powerful alumni network of more than 36,000 as part of the largest school of public administration and public policy in the United States.
#1 for Public Administration
College Factual ranks us "overall best" for our majors and concentrations related to public administration.
#1 for Work-Life Balance
Forbes magazine says there’s no place better.
#7 College Town
Bloomington ranks as one of the nation’s best places to live, study, and visit.