Best Universities for Public Policy / Administration in the World

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EduRank

Below is a list of best universities in the World ranked based on their research performance in Public Policy / Administration. A graph of 1.8B citations received by 83.2M academic papers made by 1,517 universities in the World was used to calculate publications' ratings, which then were adjusted for release dates and added to final scores.

We don't distinguish between undergraduate and graduate programs nor do we adjust for current majors offered. You can find information about granted degrees on a university page but always double-check with the university website.

1. University of California - Berkeley

For Public Policy / Administration

Acceptance Rate
14%
Receiving Aid
61%
Average Aid
$21,406
Enrollment
45,036

3. University of Oxford

For Public Policy / Administration

#2 in Europe
Acceptance Rate
18%
Founded
1096

4. Stanford University

For Public Policy / Administration

Acceptance Rate
4%
Average SAT
1520
Average ACT
35
Net Price
$14,402

5. University of Michigan - Ann Arbor

For Public Policy / Administration

Acceptance Rate
20%
Receiving Aid
70%
Average Aid
$16,326
Enrollment
50,278

6. Yale University

For Public Policy / Administration

Acceptance Rate
5%
Average SAT
1530
Average ACT
34
Net Price
$20,605

7. University of Toronto

For Public Policy / Administration

#1 in Canada
Acceptance Rate
43%
Enrollment
95,055
Founded
1827

9. Columbia University

For Public Policy / Administration

Acceptance Rate
4%
Average SAT
1520
Average ACT
35
Net Price
$12,411

11. Harvard University

For Public Policy / Administration

Acceptance Rate
4%
Average SAT
1530
Average ACT
35
Net Price
$13,910

12. Australian National University

For Public Policy / Administration

#1 in Oceania
#1 in Australia
Acceptance Rate
35%
Founded
1946

13. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

For Public Policy / Administration

Acceptance Rate
20%
Average SAT
1260
Average ACT
25
Receiving Aid
60%

14. University of Washington - Seattle

For Public Policy / Administration

Acceptance Rate
53%
Receiving Aid
54%
Average Aid
$15,895
Enrollment
52,434

15. University of Chicago

For Public Policy / Administration

Acceptance Rate
6%
Average SAT
1545
Average ACT
34
Net Price
$33,727

16. University of London

For Public Policy / Administration

#5 in Europe
Enrollment
50,000
Founded
1836

17. University of South Carolina - Columbia

For Public Policy / Administration

Acceptance Rate
62%
Average SAT
1255
Average ACT
29
Receiving Aid
95%

18. Ohio State University

For Public Policy / Administration

Acceptance Rate
57%
Average SAT
1345
Average ACT
29
Receiving Aid
83%

19. University of Pennsylvania

For Public Policy / Administration

Acceptance Rate
6%
Average SAT
1525
Average ACT
34
Net Price
$14,578

20. University of Wisconsin - Madison

For Public Policy / Administration

Acceptance Rate
60%
Average SAT
1410
Average ACT
29
Receiving Aid
64%

21. George Washington University

For Public Policy / Administration

Acceptance Rate
50%
Average SAT
1400
Average ACT
32
Net Price
$31,240

22. University of Southern California

For Public Policy / Administration

Acceptance Rate
13%
Average SAT
1475
Average ACT
34
Net Price
$26,021

23. University of California - Los Angeles

For Public Policy / Administration

Acceptance Rate
11%
Receiving Aid
56%
Average Aid
$17,592
Enrollment
46,116

24. University of Edinburgh

For Public Policy / Administration

#6 in Europe
Acceptance Rate
51%
Founded
1583

25. Arizona State University - Tempe

For Public Policy / Administration

Acceptance Rate
88%
Receiving Aid
92%
Average Aid
$12,201
Enrollment
77,881

26. King's College London

For Public Policy / Administration

#7 in Europe
Acceptance Rate
13%
Founded
1829

27. Indiana University - Bloomington

For Public Policy / Administration

Acceptance Rate
85%
Average SAT
1270
Average ACT
29
Receiving Aid
79%

28. Rutgers University - New Brunswick

For Public Policy / Administration

Acceptance Rate
68%
Average SAT
1355
Average ACT
30
Receiving Aid
69%

29. Pennsylvania State University

For Public Policy / Administration

Acceptance Rate
55%
Receiving Aid
73%
Average Aid
$8,719
Enrollment
40,363

30. Michigan State University

For Public Policy / Administration

Acceptance Rate
83%
Average SAT
1210
Average ACT
26
Receiving Aid
72%

31. University of Melbourne

For Public Policy / Administration

#2 in Oceania
#2 in Australia
Acceptance Rate
70%
Enrollment
49,000
Founded
1853

32. Cornell University

For Public Policy / Administration

Acceptance Rate
9%
Average SAT
1505
Average ACT
34
Net Price
$24,262

33. New York University

For Public Policy / Administration

Acceptance Rate
13%
Average SAT
1510
Average ACT
34
Net Price
$50,991

34. Cardiff University

For Public Policy / Administration

#8 in Europe
Acceptance Rate
20%
Founded
1997

35. University of Sydney

For Public Policy / Administration

#3 in Oceania
#3 in Australia
Acceptance Rate
30%
Enrollment
63,602
Founded
1850

36. University of British Columbia

For Public Policy / Administration

#2 in Canada
Acceptance Rate
53%
Enrollment
59,659
Founded
1908

37. University of Cambridge

For Public Policy / Administration

#9 in Europe
Acceptance Rate
21%
Founded
1209

38. University College London

For Public Policy / Administration

#10 in Europe
Enrollment
42,000
Founded
1826

39. University of Warwick

For Public Policy / Administration

#11 in Europe
Acceptance Rate
14%
Enrollment
27,278
Founded
1965

40. Duke University

For Public Policy / Administration

Acceptance Rate
6%
Average SAT
1513
Average ACT
34
Net Price
$27,297

41. University of Queensland

For Public Policy / Administration

#4 in Oceania
#4 in Australia
Enrollment
48,771
Founded
1909

43. Education University of Hong Kong

For Public Policy / Administration

#1 in Asia
#1 in China
Acceptance Rate
10%
Founded
1994

44. University of Pittsburgh

For Public Policy / Administration

Acceptance Rate
67%
Average SAT
1360
Average ACT
31
Receiving Aid
78%

45. University of Sheffield

For Public Policy / Administration

#13 in Europe
Acceptance Rate
14%
Founded
1905

46. George Mason University

For Public Policy / Administration

Acceptance Rate
91%
Average SAT
1245
Average ACT
28
Receiving Aid
79%

47. Johns Hopkins University

For Public Policy / Administration

Acceptance Rate
8%
Net Price
$20,680
Receiving Aid
71%
Average Aid
$45,373

48. Dublin Institute of Technology

For Public Policy / Administration

#14 in Europe
#1 in Ireland
Acceptance Rate
46%
Enrollment
20,000
Founded
1992

49. Boston University

For Public Policy / Administration

Acceptance Rate
19%
Average SAT
1440
Average ACT
33
Net Price
$25,852

50. Syracuse University

For Public Policy / Administration

Acceptance Rate
59%
Average SAT
1310
Average ACT
30
Net Price
$43,545

51. University of Oslo

For Public Policy / Administration

#15 in Europe
#1 in Norway
Enrollment
26,650
Founded
1811

52. Erasmus University Rotterdam

For Public Policy / Administration

#16 in Europe
Acceptance Rate
53%
Founded
1913

53. University of Maryland - College Park

For Public Policy / Administration

Acceptance Rate
52%
Average SAT
1420
Average ACT
32
Receiving Aid
68%

54. Washington University in St Louis

For Public Policy / Administration

Acceptance Rate
13%
Average SAT
1530
Average ACT
34
Net Price
$28,298

55. University of Texas at Austin

For Public Policy / Administration

Acceptance Rate
29%
Average SAT
1365
Average ACT
30
Receiving Aid
71%

56. University of Virginia

For Public Policy / Administration

Acceptance Rate
21%
Average SAT
1440
Average ACT
34
Receiving Aid
63%

57. Monash University

For Public Policy / Administration

#5 in Oceania
#5 in Australia
Acceptance Rate
40%
Enrollment
78,000
Founded
1958

58. University of California - Davis

For Public Policy / Administration

Acceptance Rate
49%
Receiving Aid
65%
Average Aid
$17,628
Enrollment
40,050

59. University of Ottawa

For Public Policy / Administration

#3 in Canada
Enrollment
42,027
Founded
1848

60. University of New South Wales

For Public Policy / Administration

#6 in Oceania
#6 in Australia
Acceptance Rate
60%
Founded
1949

62. University of Minnesota - Twin Cities

For Public Policy / Administration

Acceptance Rate
73%
Average SAT
1400
Average ACT
30
Receiving Aid
82%

63. North Carolina State University at Raleigh

For Public Policy / Administration

Acceptance Rate
47%
Average SAT
1355
Average ACT
30
Receiving Aid
74%

64. University of Arizona

For Public Policy / Administration

Acceptance Rate
87%
Average SAT
1245
Average ACT
25
Receiving Aid
95%

65. University of Sussex

For Public Policy / Administration

#18 in Europe
Enrollment
17,319
Male:Female
44:56
Founded
1961

66. University of Bristol

For Public Policy / Administration

#19 in Europe
Acceptance Rate
68%
Enrollment
27,513
Founded
1909

67. University of Strathclyde

For Public Policy / Administration

#20 in Europe
Acceptance Rate
42%
Founded
1964

68. Utrecht University

For Public Policy / Administration

#21 in Europe
Acceptance Rate
14%
Founded
1636

69. Georgetown University

For Public Policy / Administration

Acceptance Rate
12%
Average SAT
1480
Average ACT
34
Net Price
$23,049

70. Catholic University of Leuven

For Public Policy / Administration

#22 in Europe
#1 in Belgium
Enrollment
62,693
Founded
1425

71. University of California-San Diego

For Public Policy / Administration

Acceptance Rate
34%
Receiving Aid
54%
Average Aid
$18,083
Enrollment
41,885

72. Georgia State University

For Public Policy / Administration

Acceptance Rate
100%
Average SAT
1170
Average ACT
23
Receiving Aid
97%

73. University of Illinois at Urbana - Champaign

For Public Policy / Administration

Acceptance Rate
60%
Average SAT
1415
Average ACT
32
Receiving Aid
85%

74. Texas A&M University - College Station

For Public Policy / Administration

Acceptance Rate
64%
Average SAT
1260
Average ACT
28
Receiving Aid
78%

75. American University in Washington

For Public Policy / Administration

Acceptance Rate
64%
Average SAT
1360
Average ACT
31
Net Price
$28,622

76. Princeton University

For Public Policy / Administration

Acceptance Rate
4%
Average SAT
1515
Average ACT
34
Net Price
$20,908

77. Massachusetts Institute of Technology

For Public Policy / Administration

Acceptance Rate
4%
Net Price
$30,958
Receiving Aid
100%
Average Aid
$32,562

78. University of York

For Public Policy / Administration

#23 in Europe
Acceptance Rate
20%
Founded
1963

79. University of Florida

For Public Policy / Administration

Acceptance Rate
30%
Average SAT
1385
Average ACT
31
Receiving Aid
94%

80. Vanderbilt University

For Public Policy / Administration

Acceptance Rate
7%
Average SAT
1525
Average ACT
35
Net Price
$27,553

81. National University of Singapore

For Public Policy / Administration

#2 in Asia
#1 in Singapore
Enrollment
30,098
Founded
1905

82. University of Amsterdam

For Public Policy / Administration

#24 in Europe
Acceptance Rate
14%
Enrollment
31,123
Founded
1632

83. Leiden University

For Public Policy / Administration

#25 in Europe
Acceptance Rate
63%
Enrollment
27,713
Founded
1575

84. University of Nottingham

For Public Policy / Administration

#26 in Europe
Acceptance Rate
11%
Founded
1948

85. Griffith University

For Public Policy / Administration

#7 in Oceania
#7 in Australia
Acceptance Rate
50%
Founded
1971

86. Florida State University

For Public Policy / Administration

Acceptance Rate
37%
Average SAT
1260
Average ACT
28
Receiving Aid
96%

87. Medical University of South Carolina

For Public Policy / Administration

Acceptance Rate
56%
Enrollment
3,240
Male:Female
30:70
Founded
1824

88. Simon Fraser University

For Public Policy / Administration

#4 in Canada
Acceptance Rate
59%
Founded
1965

89. Aarhus University

For Public Policy / Administration

#27 in Europe
#1 in Denmark
Acceptance Rate
42%
Enrollment
33,020
Founded
1928

90. McGill University

For Public Policy / Administration

#5 in Canada
Acceptance Rate
47%
Enrollment
40,036
Founded
1821

91. Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

For Public Policy / Administration

Acceptance Rate
56%
Average SAT
1310
Average ACT
29
Receiving Aid
72%

92. University of Gothenburg

For Public Policy / Administration

#28 in Europe
#1 in Sweden
Enrollment
36,003
Founded
1891

93. York University

For Public Policy / Administration

#6 in Canada
Acceptance Rate
27%
Enrollment
53,000
Founded
1959

94. University of Bologna

For Public Policy / Administration

#29 in Europe
#1 in Italy
Acceptance Rate
73%
Enrollment
79,999
Founded
1088

95. Lund University

For Public Policy / Administration

#30 in Europe
#2 in Sweden
Acceptance Rate
34%
Enrollment
40,000
Founded
1666

96. University of Kansas

For Public Policy / Administration

Acceptance Rate
92%
Average SAT
1210
Average ACT
25
Receiving Aid
86%

97. University of Illinois at Chicago

For Public Policy / Administration

Acceptance Rate
79%
Average SAT
1195
Average ACT
27
Receiving Aid
81%

98. Newcastle University

For Public Policy / Administration

#31 in Europe
Acceptance Rate
87%
Founded
1963

99. University of Copenhagen

For Public Policy / Administration

#32 in Europe
#2 in Denmark
Acceptance Rate
37%
Founded
1479

100. University of South Florida

For Public Policy / Administration

Acceptance Rate
49%
Average SAT
1235
Average ACT
27
Receiving Aid
99%