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Facts & Figures

2006 - SPAA Founded


The School of Public Affairs and Administration (SPAA) was established at Rutgers University–Newark (RU-N) in 2006, following decades of accomplishments via the Graduate Department of Public Administration on campus.

 

Rutgers SPAA

  • Established as a school in 2006
  • 12th in Public Management and Leadership by U.S. News & World Report
  • 7th globally in public administration in Global Ranking of Academic Subjects 
  • 19 degree and certificate programs
  • 5 research centers and institutes
  • 20+ full-time faculty
  • 5 National Academy of Public Administration (NAPA) Fellows
  • 1500+ alumni
  • 300+ graduate students
  • 200+ undergraduate students

Rutgers University–Newark

  • Established as Rutgers University–Newark in 1946
  • Highly ranked by U.S. News & World Report for diversity
  • 40+ undergraduate majors
  • 50+ graduate programs
  • 8000+ undergraduate students
  • 4000+ graduate students