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The School of Public Policy prepares students to become leaders in the fields of public policy, public management, nonprofit management, and survey research. Our students work closely with professors who are dedicated to teaching excellence and groundbreaking research. They're also placed in paid internships in top state agencies, city governments, and nonprofit organizations that impact the state and the nation.

Join us on March 30 and 31, 2022 for UConn Gives by donating to the Children with Incarcerated Parents Scholarship.

Your gift will support UConn students who have experienced the incarceration of a loved one.

UConn Gives. 36 hours: All Paws In! March 23-24, 2021

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National ranking of public finance and budget programs, U.S. News & World Report

National ranking of public affairs programs, U.S. News & World Report

Alumni employed within six months of graduation

Full-time graduate students placed in paid internships

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  • MPP Student Works to Make Higher Education Accessible
    This summer we caught up with UConn School of Public Policy (SPP) student Yara Medawar as she served as a Program Coordinator for UConn Pre-College Summer (PCS). This fall she started as a graduate assistant (GA) with PCS, and will continue this role into the spring as she wraps up her Master of Public Policy […]
    Posted on December 8, 2022
  • SPP Operations Coordinator Joins the Governors Education and STEAM Subcommittee
    School of Public Policy (SPP) Operations Coordinator Maura Maloney was recently invited by SPP alum Janice Floyd (MPA ’22) to join the Governor’s Council on Women and Girls Education and STEAM subcommittee. Janice serves as Subcommittee Lead which is co-chaired by Commissioner Sibongile Magubane from the Department of Motor Vehicles and Executive Director Tim Larson from the Office of […]
    Posted on December 5, 2022
  • December Events 2022
    Join the School of Public Policy (SPP) this month for a variety of events!  
    Posted on December 1, 2022

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  1. Dec 9 PSELC: Equity Based Decision Making9:00am
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