From education policy to affordable housing, criminal justice reform to energy independence, these issues affect our neighborhoods, our cities and our society as a whole. To move forward and find solutions, the country needs leaders and collaborators with in-depth knowledge and a long-term vision.
As Colorado’s top school for public affairs, public administration and criminal justice, CU Denver School of Public Affairs is a great place to start.
#1 Best Public Affairs Program in Colorado (#25 in the nation)
#1 in Environmental Policy and Management in Colorado (#10 in the nation)
#1 in Public Finance and Budgeting in Colorado (#11 in the nation)
#1 in Nonprofit Management in Colorado (#13 in the nation)
#1 in Public Management and Leadership in Colorado (#22 in the nation)
#1 in Public Policy Analysis in Colorado (#25 in the nation)
#3 Best Online Graduate Criminal Justice Programs in Colorado (#23 in the nation)
Start your application! Undergraduate applications for summer 2020 due May 31. Master's applications for summer 2020 due May 1.
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We host more than 100 events each year featuring distinguished practitioners, community leaders and politicians. NOTE: In response to an official announcement from CU Denver regarding changes to the campus events policy as a preventative measure against the spread of the Coronavirus, the School of Public Affairs is postponing and canceling all events until we are permitted to resume our programming.