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.
The Humphrey School ranks 10 out of 272 policy schools*
NATIONAL RANKINGS
  • 6th in Nonprofit Management
  • 9th in Social Policy
  • 14th in Urban Policy
  • 16th in Local Government Management
  • 19th in Public Management and Leadership

Students

Current Students

369
Master's
46% receive financial aid
35
Ph.D.
100% receive financial aid

Incoming Master's Students 2020

88 Domestic students of color 23.8% 30 International students 8%

Scholarship Support

Allocated to master’s students
$2.1million

Countries Represented by Current Students

Bangladesh
Bolivia
Brazil
China
Colombia
Congo
Egypt
Ghana
India
Kenya
Lebanon
Malawi
Malaysia
Mexico
Mongolia
Nepal
Nigeria
Pakistan
Sierra Leone
Turkey
Uganda
United Kingdom
United States
Venezuela

Teaching and Engagement

157
Graduate courses offered
53%
Courses taught by full-time graduate faculty
405
Undergraduate students who took courses at the Humphrey School
112
People who participated in fellowship training or career development
33
Policy Fellows
21
Junior Summer Institute
12
International Fellows and Scholars
46
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

40 32 Tenured/tenure-track faculty 8 Non-tenured graduate faculty
28 White 70% 12 Persons of color 30%
21 Women 53% 19 Men 47%

Employee Demographics

115 87 White 76% 28 Persons of color 24%
77 Women 67% 38 Men 33%
39
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

Employment by sector

Nonprofit  25% Government  40% Private Sector  27% Academic  8%

Total alumni

5,297

Community Engagement

105
Alumni or community partners serving as mentors to Humphrey School students
34
Public events hosted by the Humphrey School
33
Total number of commentaries placed by faculty
390
Total number of faculty, staff and student media mentions
61
% of faculty serve on local, national or global public or nonprofit boards **
73
% 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
35 27 with local or state impact 7 with global impact 1 with national impact

Finances

FY 2020 Operating Budget
$27.7
Million

Revenue

Tuition and student fees $8.1 million Gifts and endowment earnings $4.1 million Other $2.1 million State funding $6.1 million Externally funded research grants and contracts $7.3 million

Expenditures

Curriculum, instruction and student support $14.2 million Outreach and engagement $2.2 million Research $11.3 million
Total Endowment
$74.7
Million
* U.S. News and World Report
** Calendar year 2019
Data presented are for fiscal year 2020, unless otherwise noted.