MPA Rankings & Reputation
U.S. News & World Report ranked UNC-Chapel Hill’s Master of Public Administration program 23rd overall and 6th in City Management and Urban Policy among the top programs in the United States in 2012.
The School of Government at UNC-Chapel Hill, the home of the MPA program, is the largest university-based local government training, advisory and research organization in the United States. More than 100 faculty and staff members at the School work with public officials at all levels, as well as employees of nonprofit organizations, to address concerns of the public good.
MPA@UNC is part of the MPA program, which is accredited by the National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration (NASPAA), the accreditor of public affairs and administration master’s degree programs in the United States since 1970.