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Best Public Affairs Schools

Academic Overview Key Fact

Institutional Characteristics

Next table compares basic academic information between best Public Affairs schools. By school type, There are 5 public and 6 private schools in best Public Affairs schools. By school level, all 11 best Public Affairs schools are 4 years or high institutes.

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Academic Comparison - Public Affairs
NameLocationType/LevelHighest DegreeOffered Degree
University of California-Berkeley Berkeley, CA Public, 4 or more years Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
University of Southern California Los Angeles, CA Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
University of Georgia Athens, GA Public, 4 or more years Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
Indiana University-Bloomington Bloomington, IN Public, 4 or more years Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice Certificate, Associate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
University of Kansas Lawrence, KS Public, 4 or more years Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice Certificate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
Harvard University Cambridge, MA Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice Associate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
Princeton University Princeton, NJ Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years Doctor's degree - research/scholarship Bachelor, Master, Doctorate
New York University New York, NY Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice Certificate, Associate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
Syracuse University Syracuse, NY Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice Certificate, Associate, Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
Carnegie Mellon University Pittsburgh, PA Private (not-for-profit), 4 or more years Doctor's degree - research/scholarship Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate
University of Washington-Seattle Campus Seattle, WA Public, 4 or more years Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice Bachelor, Master, Doctorate, Post-Graduate

Key Facts Comparison

The average tuition & fees of best Public Affairs schools is $31,626 for in-state students and $41,460 for out-of-state students. The average acceptance ratio is 39.00% and graduation rate is 85.36%. Next table compares key facts for each schools including acceptance rate, graduation rate, tuition, student to faculty ratio, and student population.

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Key Facts Comparison - Public Affairs
NameTuition & FeesAcceptance RateGraduation RateStudent Faculty RatioStudent Population
University of California-Berkeley$13,509 / $40,19117%92%17%40,154
University of Southern California$52,28318%92%9%43,871
University of Georgia$11,634 / $29,84453%85%18%36,574
Indiana University-Bloomington$10,388 / $34,24678%77%17%49,695
University of Kansas$10,549 / $25,93293%61%16%27,565
Harvard University$47,0746%98%7%29,908
Princeton University$45,3007%97%5%8,181
New York University$49,06232%84%10%50,550
Syracuse University$45,02248%81%16%21,970
Carnegie Mellon University$52,31024%88%10%13,258
University of Washington-Seattle Campus$10,753 / $34,79153%84%20%45,591
Average$2,875 / $3,7693.55%7.76%1.20%3,036
***All data used in our site is from IPEDS (The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System), U.S. Department of Education. Tuition and costs are based on 2016-2017 data and other data is from 2015-2016 data.