Hubert H. Humphrey School of Public Affairs

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A Community Committed to Changing the World

At the Humphrey School, we educate the next generation of public leaders. Speak to our admissions team today and turn your drive to make a difference into a reality.

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Humphrey School of Public Affairs

The Humphrey School of Public Affairs at the University of Minnesota ranks among the country’s top 10 professional public policy and planning schools, widely recognized for its success in advancing the common good through a comprehensive, world-class program. The School offers six distinctive master’s degrees, a doctoral degree, and six certificate programs that match students’ passion with the knowledge, skills, and experience needed to solve real-world challenges.

Note to undergraduates: While the Humphrey School does not offer a bachelor's degree, there are multiple ways for undergraduates to join our community and begin their journey to change the world. 

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The health of our Humphrey School community is incredibly important. From guidance on masks to details about spring 2021 instruction and how the Humphrey School is handling events in our building, we've created a page where you can stay up to date on all information related to COVID-19.

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Humphrey School Spotlight

2019 Policy Fellows Cohort
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