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School of Public Policy

School ofPublic Policy



Penn State’s School of Public Policy is designed to provide professional training for those seeking careers in the design, adoption, implementation, and evaluation of public policies. We are committed to teaching professional development and leadership skills and their application in the public policy sphere. Students graduate job-ready with hands-on policy expertise. We seek applicants from a variety of undergraduate majors who can bring a diverse set of backgrounds and experience to the classroom.

Application Process and Deadlines

Please click on the links below to access program-specific information about the relevant application process and deadlines. 

Undergraduate Admissions 

Graduate Admissions

Tuition and Funding

Further information about tuition and funding can be found on our tuition and funding page. 

Meet the Admissions Team

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