U.S. News & World Report Continues to Rank SPAA Highly Among Best Public Affairs Schools in Nation
Rutgers SPAA moved up in several categories on U.S. News & World Report’s just-released “2023-2024 Best Graduate Schools” list.LEARN MORE
Rutgers SPAA Celebrates the Class of 2023!
More than 180 School of Public Affairs and Administration (SPAA) graduates were honored and recognized as part of this year's celebrations.READ MORE
Rutgers SPAA Offering 100% Online Bachelor's Degree in Public and Nonprofit Administration
Starting this fall, students at Rutgers SPAA can earn their Bachelor of Arts in Public and Nonprofit Administration completely online.LEARN MORE
New MPA Curriculum Allows Students to Choose a Foundation in Public or Nonprofit Management and Offers More Electives
SPAA's new Master of Public Administration (MPA) curriculum allows students to choose a foundation in either public or nonprofit management and to take more electives in order to shape the degree to their specialized interests and career goals.LEARN MORE
Rutgers SPAA: Where Service Meets Leadership
Students from across the region and around the globe come to Rutgers School of Public Affairs and Administration (SPAA) to experience a world-class education from renowned faculty, to learn cutting-edge knowledge and skills, to advance their careers, and to help create a better world.WHY RUTGERS SPAA
Rutgers SPAA: Conveniently Located in Newark's Revitalized Downtown
We’re located at 111 Washington Street, a short walk to Newark Penn Station (for NJ Transit, PATH, and Amtrak service). Our location is also easily reached by NJ Transit Light Rail, the Go Bus, NJ Transit bus lines, and the Rutgers campus shuttle. Nearby parking is also available.MAPS & DIRECTIONS
Students Can Now Apply SPAA Courses Toward a Certificate in Social Entrepreneurship
Students can now apply SPAA courses toward the three-course Social Entrepreneurship Certificate program which is designed to give students a fundamental background to address some of the world’s most intractable social and ecological problems.LEARN MORE
Explore Rutgers SPAA
SPAA offers a variety of innovative, world-class degree programs – Public and Nonprofit Administration (BA), Master of Public Administration (MPA), Executive MPA, and PhD – as well as a complement of professional and graduate certificate programs. Explore our Academics.
"The BA/MPA program has prepared me to tackle complex issues in order to improve the material and social conditions of any community, elevating my commitment to make this world a better place to live.”
"As an MPA student, I learned about a wide range of public issues and attained a broader knowledge of public policies to better serve and understand our community."
“My life has been forever changed because of my experience at SPAA.”