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The Humphrey School of Public Affairs is the University of
Minnesota's school of policy and planning.

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The passion to make a difference is a powerful thing. Bolster your passion with the knowledge, skills, and experiences you need to transform your ideas into action.
Why study public affairs?

Why Public Affairs?

What's my reason?

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Why Study Public Affairs?

Choose a path of leadership, service, and change. Find out more about the field of public affairs.

Why Choose the Humphrey School?

We are a top-ranked public affairs school at a major research university. Learn more about our academic programs and learning community.

Diversity at the School

Our community welcomes students from a variety of backgrounds, with many points of view and perspectives. Explore the diversity of the campus and local community.

Learning + Living in the Twin Cities

Minneapolis and St. Paul offer an ideal learning laboratory for policy and planning. Plus, the Twin Cities are a great place to live!

Our Global Impact

Find out about international opportunities at the Humphrey School, at the University, in the Twin Cities community, and around the world.

Alumni in Action

Learn about the career paths some of our alumni have taken and see how the Humphrey School is helping them to make a difference in the world.

Ways to Learn More

Think a degree from the Humphrey School might be right for you? Let us tell you more.

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Humphrey School of Public Affairs
University of Minnesota
280 Humphrey School
301 19th Ave. S.
Minneapolis, MN 55455