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 is ranked in the top 5% of 270 public affairs schools. * * U.S. News and World Report
NATIONAL RANKINGS
  • #7 in Nonprofit Management
  • #13 in Social Policy
  • #15 in Urban Policy
  • #21 in Public Management and Leadership

Students

Current Students

383
Master's
45% receive financial aid
61
Certificate
 
28
Ph.D.
100% receive financial aid

Scholarship Support

Allocated to students
$2.2
million

Incoming Master's Students 2022

33 Domestic students of color 19.0% 29 International students 16.7%
 

Current Masters and Ph.D. Students

84 Domestic students of color 21.9% 82 International students 21.4%
 

Recent Graduate Employment By Sector

Nonprofit  34% Private Sector  38% Government  25% Academic  4%

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
Sri Lanka
Syrian Arab Republic
Trinidad and Tobago
Turkey
Uganda
United Kingdom
United States
Uruguay
Venezuela

Teaching and Engagement

165
Graduate courses offered
55%
Courses taught by full-time graduate faculty
291
Undergraduate students who took courses at the Humphrey School
86
People who participated in fellowship training or career development
34
Policy Fellows
22
Junior Summer Institute
12
International Fellows and Scholars
18
Roy Wilkins Fellows
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 5 Certificates Early Childhood Policy Election Administration Nonprofit Management Policy Issues on Work and Pay Public Affairs Leadership

Research

Faculty

Faculty Demographics

40 27 Tenured/tenure-track faculty 13 Non-tenured graduate faculty

Alumni

Employment by region

Map of the world showing where Humphrey Alumni live and work

Total alumni

6,126

Community Engagement

130
Alumni or community partners serving as mentors to Humphrey School students
65
Public events hosted by the Humphrey School
14
Total number of commentaries placed by faculty
234
Total number of faculty, staff and student media mentions
15
% of faculty serve on local, national or global public or nonprofit boards **
21
% of faculty provided congressional/legislative testimony or community guidance **
65
% of faculty provided expert analysis to local and national news media **
Student-led projects serving government and community organizations
30 24 with local or state impact 5 with global impact 1 with national impact

Finances

FY 2022 Operating Budget
$24.8
Million

Revenue

Tuition and student fees $7.9 million Gifts and endowment earnings $4.6 million Other $1.6 million State funding $6.3 million Externally funded research grants and contracts $4.2 million

Expenditures

Curriculum, instruction and student support $13.3 million Outreach and engagement $1.9 million Research $6.7 million
Total Endowment
$104.5
Million
* U.S. News and World Report
** Calendar year 2021
Data presented are for fiscal year 2022, unless otherwise noted.