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Rutgers SPAA Ranked 12th in the Nation for Public Management and Leadership

U.S. News & World Report 2020 Best Graduate Schools Rankings

In the U.S. News & World Report 2020 rankings for Best Graduate Schools in Public Affairs, Rutgers SPAA is ranked 12th in Public Management and Leadership among 285 schools nationwide. SPAA was also ranked 17th in Urban Policy; 18th in Nonprofit Management; 23rd in Public Finance and Budgeting; and 33rd nationally in Best Public Affairs Programs.

U.S. News & World Report rankings of public affairs schools are based solely on peer surveys, with this year’s ranking conducted in fall 2018. More information can be found at