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  • Evans School Alumni Network

    With more than 4,000 individuals working across the globe, our Evans School alumni community is a diverse and impressive network of innovators, leaders, practitioners, and change-agents. 

    We’ll help you stay connected.


  • Faculty Excellence

    Our faculty drive change, shape public policy, educate public service professionals and influencers, and exemplify the excellence and innovation that defines the Evans School. 

    With more than 40 faculty with expertise in 14 disciplines, our faculty is truly second to none.


  • Public as a Philosophy

    At the Evans School, public service is more than our philosophy; it's our calling. 

    We believe in finding evidence-based, values-driven solutions to Washington's and the world's most complex problems.


  • Student Experience

    At the Evans School, clever and passionate students develop the analytical aptitude and practical skills to be visionary leaders in public service. We're proud of our students and of the fact that our rigorous curriculum serves as a national model.


  • The Impact We Make Is Real

    Welcome to the Evans School, where finding real solutions for real problems means thinking differently, collaborating across disciplines, working at the intersection of theory and practice, and using the world as our laboratory.


  • Nation's Elite

    When USNWR released its recent rankings of public affairs programs, the Evans School was once again recognized as one of the best overall and in six specializations. 

    Our rise from #24 in 1995 to #4 this year is unprecedented. And the best is yet to come.


The Minimum Wage Study

What happens when you raise the minimum wage? It's a question on the minds of many nationwide. And it's the question being addressed by our faculty, with a goal of facilitating informed decision-making in public policy.

P3s & Government

What’s a public-private partnership, and how should governments use them? In volume 3 of the “Guide to Financial Literacy,” Professor Justin Marlowe explains the pros and the cons of this increasingly popular financial tool.

Seattle: Live, Learn, Thrive

When it comes to the best places to find a job and enjoy life, Seattle is consistently ranked at the top. The region is home to industry innovators, a thriving nonprofit community, progressive government, and unparalleled natural beauty.

Daniel J. Evans School of Public Policy & Governance

40 Current faculty; 502 students enrolled

Evans School Ranks 4th in US News Rankings
3.6 Average GPA for incoming MPA students; 92% MPA graduates employed in public/nonprofit/social sectors