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Albany Rockefeller
American SPA
ANU Crawford
ANZSOG
Arizona State SPA
Beijing Normal
Berkeley Goldman
Bocconi Milan
Brunei IPS
Calgary SPP
Cambridge POLIS
Canberra SGP
Carleton SPPA
Carnegie Heinz
Chicago Harris
Colorado SPA
Columbia SIPA
Concordia DPS
Cornell CIPA
Dalhousie SPA
Duke Sanford
Edinburgh AoG
ÉNAP Québec
Exeter Politics
FGV Brazil
Florida Askew
GW Trachtenberg
Georgetown
Georgia SPIA
Glasgow SSPS
Griffith GBS
GRIPS Tokyo
Harvard Kennedy
Hertie Berlin
Hong Kong DPPA
Illinois Chicago
Indiana SPEA
Jindal Delhi
Kansas SPAA
King's SSPP
Laval
LSE Inst Pub Aff
LSE Government
Macquarie PIR
Man-Winnipeg
Maryland SPP
MBRSG Dubai
McMaster-Guelph
Melbourne MSG
Michigan Ford
Michigan State PS
Minnesota
Moncton DAP
NC State SPIA
New Mexico SPA
New South Wales
NYU Wagner
North Carolina
Northwestern SPS
Ohio Glenn
Oregon PPPM
Ottawa GSPIA
Ottawa SPS
Oxford BSG
Pennsylvania Fels
Pittsburgh GSPIA
Princeton Wilson
Queen Mary SPIR
Queen's SPS
RANEPA Moscow
Rutgers SPAA
Ryerson DPPA
Sac State PPA
Sask-Regina JSGS
SciencesPo Paris
SF State DPA
Simon Fraser SPP
Singapore LKY
Stanford GPPP
Sydney GIR
Sydney GSG
Syracuse Maxwell
Tenn State CPSUA
Texas Johnson
Tokyo GraSPP
Toronto SPPG
UBC MPPGA
UCLA Luskin
UC London SPP
USC Price
Victoria SPA
Wisconsin
Vic Wellington
Virginia Batten
Warwick PAIS
Waterloo MPS
Washington Evans
Western LGP
York Glendon
York SPPA
INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS PROGRAMS
Carleton Paterson
Columbia SIPA
Toronto Munk
NYU Wagner MPA with Int Spec'n
Rutgers (Bloustein)

 

Program Rankings by Curricular Attributes
Comparing courses needed to graduate and the subject-matter emphasis of the courses taken by typical student

There are substantial differences in course offerings for programs leading to a similarly named credential (an MPA, MPP or similarly named degree). This page displays the rankings of 119 programs analyzed to 14 September 2015. The variables are described at MPP/MPA Curricular Types. The numbers are derived from the Curriculum Comparison Tables, which come from the individual MPP/MPA Program pages (accessed through the left navigation bar). The percentage numbers are the proportion of instruction that a typical student would receive in all the courses in the subjects associated with the characteristic, estimated using the methodology described in the PEACO Algorithm to account for elective and required courses. 


Ranked by the
Number of Courses
Required to Graduate


Ranked by the Proportion of Courses
in Math-Econ Intensive Subjects
taken by the Typical Student


Ranked by Proportion of Courses
in Policy-Oriented Subjects
taken by the Typical Student


Ranked by Proportion of Courses
in Management-Oriented Subjects
taken by the Typical Student

1

Hertie MPP

20.0

1

Tokyo MPP/IP

50.1%

1

Tokyo MPP/IP

87.3%

1

Hong Kong MPA

72.2%

2

Jindal MPP

20.0

2

Michigan MPA

50.0%

2

Princeton MPP

84.7%

2

ENAP MPA

69.3%

3

Moncton MPA

20.0

3

Cornell MPA

48.6%

3

Princeton MPA

84.0%

3

York MPPAL

68.8%

4

UCLA MPP

19.8

4

Berkeley MPP

39.5%

4

Michigan MPA

82.8%

4

Melbourne MPA

65.8%

5

Duke MPP

19.0

5

Sim. Fraser MPP

38.6%

5

Beijing MCDC

82.6%

5

UVic MPA

63.2%

6

Berkeley MPP

18.0

6

Georgetown MPP

38.6%

6

Mich State MPP

82.1%

6

Western MPA

62.5%

7

Carnegie MSMPP

18.0

7

Michigan MPP

37.1%

7

Glasgow MScPUP

81.3%

7

Canberra MPA

60.6%

8

Chicago MPP

18.0

8

American MPP

36.7%

8

Ottawa MAPIA

81.0%

8

Melbourne MPPM

60.2%

9

Columbia MIA

18.0

9

NYU MPA

34.5%

9

York MPIA

79.9%

9

N. Carolina MPA

58.5%

10

Columbia MPA

18.0

10

Mich State MPP

34.5%

10

Texas MPAff

79.1%

10

Rutgers MPA

57.1%

11

Dalhousie MPA

18.0

11

Princeton MPA

33.9%

11

Columbia MPA

78.9%

11

Moncton MPA

56.7%

12

Georgetown MIDP

18.0

12

Stanford MPP

33.6%

12

Warwick MPP

78.3%

12

Victoria MPM

55.0%

13

Harvard MPP

18.0

13

Cambridge MPP

33.3%

13

GW MPP

78.3%

13

NC State MPA

54.7%

14

Michigan MPP

18.0

14

LSE IPA MPA

33.0%

14

Columbia MIA

77.3%

14

Ottawa MAPA

54.2%

15

Pittsburgh MPA (PRA)

18.0

15

GRIPS MAPP

30.8%

15

Jindal MPP

76.5%

15

Tenn State MPA

54.0%

16

Princeton MPA

18.0

16

Minnesota MPP

30.5%

16

Carleton MAPA

76.4%

16

UI Chicago MPA

53.7%

17

RANEPA MGPP

18.0

17

Waterloo MPS

30.0%

17

USC MPP

76.0%

17

Kansas MPA-I

52.8%

18

SciencesPo MPA

18.0

18

Ottawa MAPIA

29.6%

18

Minnesota MPP

75.9%

18

Man-Win MPA

52.1%

19

Tokyo MPP/IP

18.0

19

GRIPS Tokyo MPP

29.3%

19

RANEPA MGPP

75.8%

19

Colorado MPA

51.9%

20

Toronto MPP

18.0

20

Pittsburgh MPA (PRA)

29.2%

20

GRIPS MAPP

75.3%

20

SF State MPA

50.7%

21

Virginia MPP

18.0

21

Kings MAPP

29.2%

21

Chicago MPP

75.2%

21

Ohio MPA

50.1%

22

Washington MPA

18.0

22

Maryland MPP

28.3%

22

Georgetown MIDP

75.1%

22

ANZSOG EMPA

50.0%

23

Oregon MPA

17.6

23

UI Chicago MPA

27.9%

23

ANU MPP

74.3%

23

Calgary MPP

49.2%

24

Ohio MPA

17.3

24

Harvard MPP

27.7%

24

Stanford MPP

74.0%

24

Sydney GSG MPA

48.8%

25

ANU MPA

17.0

25

Chicago MPP

27.2%

25

Edinburgh MPP

73.8%

25

Georgia MPA

48.2%

26

ANU MPP

17.0

26

Washington MPA

27.1%

26

Edinburgh MPP

73.8%

26

Penn. MPA

48.0%

27

Minnesota MPP

17.0

27

Calgary MPP

27.1%

27

GRIPS Tokyo MPP

73.5%

27

MBRSG MPA

47.9%

28

UVic MPA

16.5

28

Sask-Reg MPA

26.8%

28

Michigan MPP

73.0%

28

Exeter MAP

47.1%

29

Brunei MPPM

16.0

29

Georgia MPA

26.7%

29

Maryland MPM

72.7%

29

LSE Gov MSc

47.0%

30

Cornell MPA

16.0

30

UC London MSc

26.3%

30

Sydney GIR MPP

72.5%

30

Cambridge MPP

46.7%

31

Georgetown MPP

16.0

31

GW MPP

26.0%

31

Cornell MPA

72.4%

31

Bocconi MPA

46.2%

32

Harvard MPA

16.0

32

Columbia MPA

26.0%

32

Georgetown MPP

72.0%

32

GW MPA

45.5%

33

Indiana MPA

16.0

33

Albany MPA

25.1%

33

Brunei MPPM

71.8%

33

Waterloo MPS

45.0%

34

LSE IPA MPA

16.0

34

Syracuse MPA

24.5%

34

SciencesPo MPA

71.6%

34

Laval MAPP

44.6%

35

Man-Win MPA

16.0

35

GW MPA

24.4%

35

UCLA MPP

71.2%

35

Florida St. MPA

44.4%

36

Maryland MPM

16.0

36

Northwestern MPA

24.4%

36

Pittsburgh MPA (PRA)

70.8%

36

Ryerson MAPPA

44.3%

37

Melbourne MPPM

16.0

37

Virginia MPP

24.3%

37

Wisconsin MPA

70.6%

37

Griffith MPA

44.0%

38

Sim. Fraser MPP

16.0

38

RANEPA MGPP

24.2%

38

LSE IPA MPA

70.4%

38

Albany MPA

43.0%

39

Singapore MPP

16.0

39

Columbia MIA

24.1%

39

Toronto MPP

70.3%

39

Victoria MPP

41.5%

40

Stanford MPP

16.0

40

Arizona State MPP

23.8%

40

Singapore MPA

70.1%

40

Dalhousie MPA

41.5%

41

Sydney GIR MPP

16.0

41

Georgetown MIDP

23.6%

41

Arizona State MPP

69.6%

41

Queen Mary MPP

41.1%

42

Texas MPAff

16.0

42

UCLA MPP

23.4%

42

Sask-Reg MPP

68.8%

42

UC London MSc

41.1%

43

USC MPP

16.0

43

Carleton MAPA

23.4%

43

Sim. Fraser MPP

68.8%

43

Sask-Reg MPA

40.7%

44

GRIPS MAPP

15.7

44

Wisconsin MPA

23.4%

44

Queen's MPA

68.6%

44

New Mexico MPA

40.4%

45

Carleton MAPA

15.0

45

Ohio MPA

23.3%

45

American MPA

68.5%

45

Sac State MPPA

40.4%

46

Concordia MAPPPA

15.0

46

Brunei MPPM

23.2%

46

NYU MPA

68.5%

46

Northwestern MPA

40.4%

47

ENAP MPA

15.0

47

UBC MPPGA

23.1%

47

Oregon MPA

68.3%

47

Virginia MPP

40.0%

48

Laval MAPP

15.0

48

Sac State MPPA

23.1%

48

UNSW MPPG

68.2%

48

Duke MPP

40.0%

49

N. Carolina MPA

15.0

49

Maryland MPM

22.8%

49

Maryland MPP

68.1%

49

Georgetown MPM

40.0%

50

NYU MPA

15.0

50

Rutgers MPA

22.8%

50

American MPP

67.6%

50

Syracuse MPA

39.2%

51

Ottawa MAPIA

15.0

51

Texas MPAff

22.7%

51

Indiana MPA

67.0%

51

Harvard MPA

39.1%

52

UBC MPPGA

15.0

52

Queen's MPA

22.7%

52

McMaster-G MA

66.4%

52

Ariz. State MPA

38.4%

53

Western MPA

15.0

53

USC MPP

22.4%

53

Concordia MAPPPA

65.7%

53

Oxford MPP

37.8%

54

York MPIA

15.0

54

Carnegie MSMPP

22.3%

54

ANU MPA

65.3%

54

Hertie MPP

37.5%

55

NC State MPA

14.3

55

Jindal MPP

22.2%

55

Berkeley MPP

64.6%

55

Kings MAPP

37.3%

56

Kansas MPA-I

14.3

56

LSE Gov MSc

22.0%

56

UBC MPPGA

64.4%

56

USC MPA

37.0%

57

Albany MPA

14.3

57

SF State MPA

21.5%

57

Washington MPA

64.2%

57

Macquarie MPP

36.9%

58

American MPA

14.0

58

Toronto MPP

21.4%

58

Carnegie MSMPP

63.9%

58

Singapore MPP

36.5%

59

Ariz. State MPA

14.0

59

Georgetown MPM

21.3%

59

Harvard MPP

63.7%

59

FGV Brazil MPA

36.4%

60

Arizona State MPP

14.0

60

Hertie MPP

21.0%

60

FGV Brazil MPA

63.6%

60

Harvard MPP

36.3%

61

Beijing MCDC

14.0

61

Duke MPP

20.5%

61

Singapore MPP

63.5%

61

Carnegie MSMPP

36.1%

62

Florida St. MPA

14.0

62

Indiana MPA

20.2%

62

Macquarie MPP

63.1%

62

Washington MPA

35.8%

63

Mich State MPP

14.0

63

Florida St. MPA

20.1%

63

USC MPA

63.0%

63

UBC MPPGA

35.6%

64

New Mexico MPA

14.0

64

SciencesPo MPA

19.8%

64

Kings MAPP

62.7%

64

Berkeley MPP

35.4%

65

Rutgers MPA

14.0

65

UVic MPA

19.4%

65

Hertie MPP

62.5%

65

ANU MPA

34.7%

66

SF State MPA

14.0

66

Penn. MPA

19.4%

66

Oxford MPP

62.2%

66

Concordia MAPPPA

34.3%

67

Tenn State MPA

14.0

67

Sask-Reg MPP

19.3%

67

Ariz. State MPA

61.6%

67

McMaster-G MA

33.6%

68

Waterloo MPS

14.0

68

Colorado MPA

19.2%

68

Harvard MPA

60.9%

68

Indiana MPA

33.0%

69

Wisconsin MPA

14.0

69

Princeton MPP

18.5%

69

Syracuse MPA

60.8%

69

American MPP

32.4%

70

Georgia MPA

13.7

70

Griffith MPA

18.5%

70

Georgetown MPM

60.0%

70

Maryland MPP

31.9%

71

GW MPA

13.3

71

ANZSOG EMPA

18.2%

71

Duke MPP

60.0%

71

UNSW MPPG

31.8%

72

GW MPP

13.3

72

Edinburgh MPP

18.1%

72

Virginia MPP

60.0%

72

Oregon MPA

31.7%

73

USC MPA

13.3

73

Edinburgh MPP

18.1%

73

Northwestern MPA

59.6%

73

NYU MPA

31.5%

74

American MPP

13.0

74

Ariz. State MPA

17.2%

74

Sac State MPPA

59.6%

74

American MPA

31.5%

75

Bocconi MPA

13.0

75

McMaster-G MA

17.1%

75

New Mexico MPA

59.6%

75

Queen's MPA

31.4%

76

Colorado MPA

13.0

76

Tenn State MPA

17.1%

76

Sask-Reg MPA

59.3%

76

Sask-Reg MPP

31.3%

77

Oxford MPP

13.0

77

Oregon MPA

16.8%

77

UC London MSc

58.9%

77

Sim. Fraser MPP

31.3%

78

Sac State MPPA

13.0

78

MBRSG MPA

16.7%

78

Queen Mary MPP

58.9%

78

Arizona State MPP

30.4%

79

Syracuse MPA

13.0

79

Singapore MPA

16.5%

79

Dalhousie MPA

58.5%

79

Singapore MPA

29.9%

80

UI Chicago MPA

13.0

80

Kansas MPA-I

16.3%

80

Victoria MPP

58.5%

80

Toronto MPP

29.7%

81

Cambridge MPP

12.0

81

Laval MAPP

16.2%

81

Albany MPA

57.0%

81

LSE IPA MPA

29.6%

82

Canberra MPA

12.0

82

Bocconi MPA

15.4%

82

Griffith MPA

56.0%

82

Wisconsin MPA

29.4%

83

Edinburgh MPP

12.0

83

ANU MPA

15.3%

83

Ryerson MAPPA

55.7%

83

Pittsburgh MPA (PRA)

29.2%

84

Edinburgh MPP

12.0

84

Dalhousie MPA

15.3%

84

Florida St. MPA

55.6%

84

UCLA MPP

28.8%

85

Exeter MAP

12.0

85

ANU MPP

14.8%

85

Laval MAPP

55.4%

85

SciencesPo MPA

28.4%

86

FGV Brazil MPA

12.0

86

Harvard MPA

14.3%

86

Waterloo MPS

55.0%

86

Brunei MPPM

28.2%

87

Georgetown MPM

12.0

87

American MPA

13.3%

87

GW MPA

54.5%

87

Georgetown MPP

28.0%

88

Glasgow MScPUP

12.0

88

Singapore MPP

13.1%

88

Bocconi MPA

53.8%

88

Cornell MPA

27.6%

89

Griffith MPA

12.0

89

Glasgow MScPUP

12.5%

89

Cambridge MPP

53.3%

89

Sydney GIR MPP

27.5%

90

Hong Kong MPA

12.0

90

USC MPA

12.4%

90

LSE Gov MSc

53.0%

90

Maryland MPM

27.3%

91

Kings MAPP

12.0

91

Moncton MPA

11.0%

91

Exeter MAP

52.9%

91

Michigan MPP

27.0%

92

Macquarie MPP

12.0

92

Victoria MPP

11.0%

92

MBRSG MPA

52.1%

92

GRIPS Tokyo MPP

26.5%

93

Maryland MPP

12.0

93

NC State MPA

10.8%

93

Penn. MPA

52.0%

93

Edinburgh MPP

26.2%

95

MBRSG MPA

12.0

95

Oxford MPP

10.3%

95

Georgia MPA

51.8%

95

Edinburgh MPP

26.2%

96

Melbourne MPA

12.0

96

N. Carolina MPA

8.7%

96

Sydney GSG MPA

51.2%

96

Stanford MPP

26.0%

97

Penn. MPA

12.0

97

Western MPA

8.3%

97

Calgary MPP

50.8%

97

ANU MPP

25.7%

98

Queen Mary MPP

12.0

98

York MPIA

8.3%

98

ANZSOG EMPA

50.0%

98

Georgetown MIDP

24.9%

99

Queen's MPA

12.0

99

Macquarie MPP

8.3%

99

Ohio MPA

49.9%

99

Chicago MPP

24.8%

100

Sask-Reg MPA

12.0

100

New Mexico MPA

7.1%

100

SF State MPA

49.3%

100

GRIPS MAPP

24.7%

101

UC London MSc

12.0

101

Man-Win MPA

5.1%

101

Colorado MPA

48.1%

101

RANEPA MGPP

24.2%

102

UNSW MPPG

12.0

102

Canberra MPA

3.8%

102

Man-Win MPA

47.9%

102

Minnesota MPP

24.1%

103

Victoria MPM

12.0

103

Sydney GSG MPA

3.8%

103

Kansas MPA-I

47.2%

103

USC MPP

24.0%

104

Victoria MPP

12.0

104

ENAP MPA

3.8%

104

UI Chicago MPA

46.3%

104

Carleton MAPA

23.6%

105

Warwick MPP

12.0

105

Ryerson MAPPA

3.6%

105

Tenn State MPA

46.0%

105

Jindal MPP

23.5%

106

GRIPS Tokyo MPP

11.7

106

Queen Mary MPP

3.6%

106

Ottawa MAPA

45.8%

106

Columbia MIA

22.7%

107

Northwestern MPA

11.6

107

Beijing MCDC

3.5%

107

NC State MPA

45.3%

107

GW MPP

21.7%

108

ANZSOG EMPA

11.0

108

Warwick MPP

3.3%

108

Victoria MPM

45.0%

108

Warwick MPP

21.7%

109

Calgary MPP

11.0

109

UNSW MPPG

3.0%

109

Moncton MPA

43.3%

109

Columbia MPA

21.1%

110

Michigan MPA

10.0

110

Melbourne MPPM

2.3%

110

Rutgers MPA

42.9%

110

Texas MPAff

20.9%

111

Princeton MPP

10.0

111

Victoria MPM

2.0%

111

N. Carolina MPA

41.5%

111

York MPIA

20.1%

112

Ryerson MAPPA

10.0

112

Exeter MAP

0.6%

112

Melbourne MPPM

39.8%

112

Ottawa MAPIA

19.0%

113

Sask-Reg MPP

10.0

113

Concordia MAPPPA

0.0%

113

Canberra MPA

39.4%

113

Glasgow MScPUP

18.8%

114

Singapore MPA

10.0

114

FGV Brazil MPA

0.0%

114

Western MPA

37.5%

114

Mich State MPP

17.9%

115

McMaster-G MA

9.0

115

Hong Kong MPA

0.0%

115

UVic MPA

36.8%

115

Beijing MCDC

17.4%

116

York MPPAL

9.0

116

Melbourne MPA

0.0%

116

Melbourne MPA

34.2%

116

Michigan MPA

17.2%

117

LSE Gov MSc

8.0

117

Ottawa MAPA

0.0%

117

York MPPAL

31.3%

117

Princeton MPA

16.0%

118

Ottawa MAPA

8.0

118

Sydney GIR MPP

0.0%

118

ENAP MPA

30.7%

118

Princeton MPP

15.3%

119

Sydney GSG MPA

8.0

119

York MPPAL

0.0%

119

Hong Kong MPA

27.8%

119

Tokyo MPP/IP

12.7%

 

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