The CU Denver School of Public Affairs is creating the next generation of visionary leaders. Our downtown Denver location provides unprecedented access to a diverse urban environment where policy becomes practice. Our online courses give students flexibility and choices that fit their lifestyles. Our faculty’s expertise makes us a go-to resource for state and national policy makers and for students who have a vision for a better future.
U.S. News & World Report ranks the ranks the CU Denver School of Public Affairs as the top public affairs school in Colorado and among the best in the nation:
- Master of Public Administration program ranked 29th in the country
- Online Master of Criminal Justice program ranked 9th nationally (5th among public institutions) and 9th nationally for online programs for veterans
Our Master of Public Administration concentrations are ranked:
- 10th for environmental policy and management
- 14th for nonprofit management
- 24th for public management administration
A number of other organizations rank the CU Denver School of Public Affairs among the best schools in the nation, including 13th among ”most innovative public service schools” by Best Value Schools. Our online Master of Public Administration program was recently ranked 15th nationally by Top Management Degrees.
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