Facts and Figures

The Humphrey School of Public Affairs
The Humphrey School of Public Affairs is a leader in advancing solutions to global challenges and equipping future changemakers to advance the common good. Through our rigorous curriculum, groundbreaking research, and connections to government and civic life, we demonstrate extraordinary dedication to the well-being of people and places across Minnesota, the nation, and the world.
out of 275
The Humphrey School ranks 9th out of 275 policy schools*
NATIONAL RANKINGS
  • #11 in Nonprofit Management
  • #15 in Social Policy
  • #19 in Urban Policy

Students

Current Students

376
Master's
45% receive financial aid
54
Certificate
 
27
Ph.D.
100% receive financial aid

Scholarship Support

Allocated to students
$1.6
million

Incoming Master's Students 2021

43 Domestic students of color 20.9% 41 International students 20.3%
 

Current Masters and Ph.D. Students

80 Domestic students of color 21% 80 International students 21%
 

Recent Graduate Employment By Sector

Nonprofit  29% Government  40% Private Sector  23% Academic  8%

Countries Represented by Current Students

Afghanistan
Australia
Belgium
Brazil
Chile
China
Colombia
Congo, The Democratic Republic
Costa Rica
Egypt
El Salvador
Ethiopia
Ghana
Hong Kong
Hungary
India
Iran (Islamic Republic Of)
Italy
Kenya
Korea, Republic of
Lebanon
Malaysia
Mexico
Nepal
Nigeria
Philippines
Russian Federation
Saudi Arabia
Singapore
Somalia
South Africa
Spain
Syrian Arab Republic
Trinidad and Tobago
Turkey
Uganda
United Kingdom
United States
Uruguay
Venezuela

Teaching and Engagement

164
Graduate courses offered
52%
Courses taught by full-time graduate faculty
322
Undergraduate students who took courses at the Humphrey School
91
People who participated in fellowship training or career development
32
Policy Fellows
22
Junior Summer Institute
10
International Fellows and Scholars
27
Equity Works Leadership Institute
7 Degrees Master of Human Rights Master of Development Practice Master of Urban and Regional Planning Master of Science in Science Technology and Environmental Policy Master of Public Affairs Master of Public Policy PhD in Public Affairs 6 Certificates Early Childhood Policy Election Administration Nonprofit Management Human Services Leadership Policy Issues on Work and Pay Public Affairs Leadership

Research

Faculty and Staff

Faculty Demographics

41 31 Tenured/tenure-track faculty 10 Non-tenured graduate faculty
28 White 68% 11 Persons of color 27% 2 Not specified 5%
23 Women 56% 18 Men 44%

Staff Demographics

73 49 White 67% 21 Persons of color 29% 3 Not specified 4%
53 Women 73% 20 Men 27%
40
Number of community-based professionals who teach in our programs

Alumni

Employment by region

Map of the world showing where Humphrey Alumni live and work

Total alumni

5,475

Community Engagement

115
Alumni or community partners serving as mentors to Humphrey School students
101
Public events hosted by the Humphrey School
34
Total number of commentaries placed by faculty
328
Total number of faculty, staff and student media mentions
35
% of faculty serve on local, national or global public or nonprofit boards **
58
% of faculty provided congressional/legislative testimony or community guidance **
80
% of faculty provided expert analysis to local and national news media **
Student-led projects serving government and community organizations
33 25 with local or state impact 7 with global impact 1 with national impact

Finances

FY 2021 Operating Budget
$24.8
Million

Revenue

Tuition and student fees $7.5 million Gifts and endowment earnings $4.3 million Other $1.4 million State funding $6.4 million Externally funded research grants and contracts $5.3 million

Expenditures

Curriculum, instruction and student support $14.6 million Outreach and engagement $1.2 million Research $7.7 million
Total Endowment
$106.1
Million
* U.S. News and World Report
** Calendar year 2020
Data presented are for fiscal year 2021, unless otherwise noted.