Founded in 1972 as SPEA, the O’Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs is a world leader in public and environmental affairs and the largest school of public administration and public policy in the United States, boasting an alumni network of more than 34,000.
Undergraduate total enrollment in fall 2018
Masters total enrollment in fall 2018
Doctoral total enrollment in fall 2018
- Undergraduate enrollment by degree
Degree and major (as of fall 2018) Number enrolled
Bachelor of Science in Arts Management 147 Bachelor of Science in Environmental Science 43 Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Management & Policy 252 Bachelor of Science in Public Affairs 1,776 Bachelor of Arts in Environmental and Sustainability Studies 104
- Undergraduate average test scores
- SAT: 1348
- GPA: 4.0
For the fall 2018 incoming Direct Admit class
- Masters enrollment by program
As of fall 2018
Program Number enrolled** MPA (residential) 232 MPA (online through SPEA Connect) 95 MES 6 MSES 32 MPA-MSES 117 MAAA 55 MAAA-MPA 19 Graduate Certificates (online through SPEA Connect) 17
**may include dual degrees
- MPA graduation rate
As of fall 2018
Program Initially enrolled Graduated 100% of Degree Program Length Graduated 150% of Degree Program Length Graduated 200% of Degree Program Length Residential MPA Number of MPA students* 166 127 147 152 O'Neill Online MPA Number of MPA students ** 19 0 7 10
*This data is based on the residential MPA cohort that began in fall 2013 and includes MPA students pursuing a dual degree. The MPA program is designed to be four semesters in length.
** Many students complete the online MPA program part-time.