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Degree in Public Administration : Top Colleges, Admission processes, Costs

Maxwell at Syracuse University
Harvard Kennedy School
Indiana University (Bloomington)
Princeton's Woodrow Wilson School of International Affairs
University of Georgia (Department of Public Administration and Policy)
University of California at Berkeley
Kansas University
University of Michigan Ford School
University of Southern California (USC School of Policy, Planning, and Development)
Carnegie Mellon University (Heinz)
UNC-Chapel Hill
New York University (NYU)
American University (School of Public Affairs)
Georgetown University
University of Texas
Arizona State University
University of North Carolina

UNC-Chapel Hill : Admission Requirements

Requirements for Admission Because of the large number of applicants each year and the MPA program's small size, admission is selective. The requirements for admission are as follows: 1.Bachelor's degree
2.At least a B average in the undergraduate major and a generally strong academic record
3.Minimum of three semester hours credit in American government and politics
4.Excellent verbal and quantitative scores on the Graduate Record Examination (GRE should be taken by October to ensure that your scores will be available)
5.Successful interview with an admissions committee composed of faculty, student, and alumni representatives.
Arizona State University :
Regular admission may be granted to applicants who have achieved a grade point average of 3.0 (4.0 scale) or better in the last two years of work leading to a bachelor's degree as well as acceptable GRE verbal, quantitative, and analytical scores.
  • International students must submit a TOEFL score. The minimum TOEFL score for regular admission is 550.
  • Students requesting scholarships or assistantships should have their application files completed by February 1.

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