March 12, 2019

U.S. News & World Report Ranks Evans School No. 2 in Public Affairs Among Public Universities

The Evans School of Public Policy & Governance now ranks second in graduate public affairs programs among public universities nationwide, according to U.S. News & World Report 2020 Best Graduate Schools.

On March 12, the U.S. News rankings named the Evans School fifth in public affairs overall, tied with University of Georgia. And, in an increase from 2019, six of our areas of concentration are now ranked in the top ten: Environmental Policy Management (#2), Nonprofit Management (#6), Public Management (#6), Public Finance and Budgeting (#7), Social Policy (#9), and Policy Analysis (#10).

“We are proud that our top-five ranking reflects the strength of our graduate programs, the effectiveness of our alumni, and the research productivity of our extraordinary faculty,” noted Professor and Dean Sandra Archibald. “Our school’s reputation continues to be strong. Having held a top-ten ranking concurrently for more than a decade, we are reminded that the impact we make is real.”

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