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2022 Best Colleges for Public Policy in America

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  1. #17 Best Colleges for Public Policy in America.

    University of Michigan - Ann Arbor

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    4 Year,

    ANN ARBOR, MI,

    4411 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says The University of Michigan - Ann Arbor offers many amazing things for college students. First, the campus is naturally beautiful with many events and organizations taking place the first few weeks....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 26%,

    Net Price: $17,832,

    SAT Range: 1340-1520,

  2. #20 Best Colleges for Public Policy in America.

    University of Virginia

    4 Year,

    CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA,

    2286 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says I really enjoyed my experience at UVA. Not only did I make more lifelong friends, I branched out and took the first few steps towards becoming an adult. I got a job, and for the first time in the....

    Read 2286 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 23%,

    Net Price: $19,043,

    SAT Range: 1320-1510,

  3. #21 Best Colleges for Public Policy in America.

    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

    4 Year,

    CHAPEL HILL, NC,

    2495 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says UNC Chapel-Hill is definitely challenging academically, but overall an excellent institution! Despite lots of challenges with the COVID-19 year (part of my sophomore spring and entire junior year), I....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 25%,

    Net Price: $10,038,

    SAT Range: 1280-1490,

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  5. #23 Best Colleges for Public Policy in America.

    University of California - Berkeley

    4 Year,

    BERKELEY, CA,

    4194 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says UC Berkeley has a variety of student experiences academic opportunities. In terms of common/popular majors, seeing from my first year, many students study Computer Science/EECS, Data Science,...However, one of the biggest disadvantages of the Berkeley/Bay Area area is the high cost of living. In addition, UC Berkeley only guarantees dorm housing for first-years, so figuring out arrangements...Overall, the key to success at UC Berkeley is awareness. Be grounded in your goals and taking the initiative to reach them!.

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 17%,

    Net Price: $19,329,

    SAT Range: 1310-1530,

  6. #30 Best Colleges for Public Policy in America.

    William & Mary

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    4 Year,

    WILLIAMSBURG, VA,

    1541 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says William & Mary is an amazing school, and I feel so lucky to be surrounded by so many wonderful peers, professors, and others who have made my experience so great. For people that don't want to go to....

    Read 1541 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 42%,

    Net Price: $18,588,

    SAT Range: 1300-1490,

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  8. #33 Best Colleges for Public Policy in America.

    University of Florida

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    GAINESVILLE, FL,

    7691 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says There's a reason the University of Florida is the top public university in the state. The academics are unbeatable, athletics are well-rounded, the campus is beautiful, and community and experience....

    Read 7691 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 31%,

    Net Price: $10,075,

    SAT Range: 1290-1460,

  9. #48 Best Colleges for Public Policy in America.

    University of Wisconsin

    4 Year,

    MADISON, WI,

    3265 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says UW-Madison is a great college! I personally enjoyed the social scene and the beautiful campus. Not only are there multiple course options, but most of the courses offered are extremely interesting.....

    Read 3265 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 57%,

    Net Price: $14,030,

    SAT Range: 1260-1460,

  10. #51 Best Colleges for Public Policy in America.

    University of California - Irvine

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    4 Year,

    IRVINE, CA,

    4021 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says I'm a student graduated in 2019. After graduating 2 years, I realized how great our university is. To be honest, I miss UC Irvine badly. Our campus is extremely beautiful, safe and clean, and there....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 30%,

    Net Price: $13,106,

    SAT Range: 1230-1430,

  11. #53 Best Colleges for Public Policy in America.

    North Carolina State University

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    4 Year,

    RALEIGH, NC,

    3255 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Sophomore says When I decided to go to NC State after finishing my last two years of high school during covid, I was hesitant to say the least. As an out-of-state resident going in without being sure of what major....

    Read 3255 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 46%,

    Net Price: $14,600,

    SAT Range: 1230-1410,

  12. #63 Best Colleges for Public Policy in America.

    Michigan State University

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    4 Year,

    EAST LANSING, MI,

    5809 Niche users give it an average review of 3.9 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says Campus life, academics, athletics, and activities are all pretty great at MSU! The more you put yourself out there, the more you get back in return. This might sound scary, but the plus side is that....

    Read 5809 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Acceptance Rate: 76%,

    Net Price: $16,655,

    SAT Range: 1100-1300,

  13. #67 Best Colleges for Public Policy in America.

    The University of Baltimore

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    4 Year,

    BALTIMORE, MD,

    529 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Senior says The University of Baltimore is a great school for any student. Classes are filled with students of all ages. UB really creates knowledge that works. Classes are not traditional college courses in the...I came to UB for their legal programs including the Early Entry option (students complete their undergrad in their first year of law school) or the automatic entry program (earn a 150 on the LSAT...To again reiterate the legal focus I have taken, the school offers a Court Navigator Program where students act as interns, helping tenants in rent court disputes in the Baltimore City District Court..

    Read 529 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: B+,

    Acceptance Rate: 80%,

    Net Price: $17,386,

    SAT Range: 930-1120,

  14. #69 Best Colleges for Public Policy in America.

    University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

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    4 Year,

    URBANA, IL,

    4739 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says The University of Illinois is a great school that has so much to offer its students, especially those looking to go into Engineering or any STEM field. The campus is lively and the Champaign-Urbana....

    Read 4739 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A+,

    Acceptance Rate: 63%,

    Net Price: $13,517,

    SAT Range: 1200-1460,

  15. #70 Best Colleges for Public Policy in America.

    University of California - Davis

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    4 Year,

    DAVIS, CA,

    4775 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says Davis is an amazing school, one of the most prestigious in the world! These are some little-known aspects, but it's hip, liberal, fun, artsy, and stunning! It's #1 in sustainability in the world.....

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    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Acceptance Rate: 46%,

    Net Price: $17,026,

    SAT Range: 1160-1400,

  16. #75 Best Colleges for Public Policy in America.

    Rutgers University - New Brunswick

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    4 Year,

    NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ,

    5821 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Freshman says Overall, Rutgers gets a bad reputation from people who live in state. Once you come to Rutgers, you realize it’s a top notch university and college town just like other big out of state schools. We....

    Read 5821 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Acceptance Rate: 67%,

    Net Price: $17,835,

    SAT Range: 1180-1410,

  17. #76 Best Colleges for Public Policy in America.

    University of Washington

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    4 Year,

    SEATTLE, WA,

    4436 Niche users give it an average review of 3.8 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says Love the campus! The coursework is rigorous no matter your major, but there's tons of classes that are so niche and interesting to explore! This school will give you a challenge for sure! Having to...Because of the large student body, everyone is clawing for everything-- registration for classes is a nightmare, long lines at dining halls and events, etc. (you can expect to sometimes wait more....

    Read 4436 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A,

    Acceptance Rate: 56%,

    Net Price: $9,661,

    SAT Range: 1200-1470,

  18. #77 Best Colleges for Public Policy in America.

    Rutgers University - Newark

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    4 Year,

    NEWARK, NJ,

    1131 Niche users give it an average review of 3.6 stars.

    Featured Review: Junior says I've been at Rutgers Universit-Newar for three years now and my experience there has been pretty okay. I love the diversity of the school and how we are in a city; however, parking is terrible! even....

    Read 1131 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 74%,

    Net Price: $13,832,

    SAT Range: 1020-1200,

  19. #78 Best Colleges for Public Policy in America.

    San Diego State University

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    4 Year,

    SAN DIEGO, CA,

    5113 Niche users give it an average review of 3.7 stars.

    Featured Review: Alum says I truly enjoyed attending SDSU and would recommend it as a nice university to attend. There are tons of clubs and organizations on campus that are great for meeting people and sharing interests, but...I was a Biology major with the Honors Minor and I believe the quality of the my education was excellent. As a Black woman in STEM, however, I'd love to see more BIPOC faculty and more targeted...Overall, state helped me grow as an individual and equipped me for my career, so I am very glad I spent my undergrad here!.

    Read 5113 reviews.

    Overall Niche Grade: A minus,

    Acceptance Rate: 37%,

    Net Price: $13,192,

    SAT Range: 1090-1300,

Quick References

RankSchool NameLocation
1University of Michigan - Ann ArborAnn Arbor, MI
2University of VirginiaCharlottesville, VA
3University of North Carolina at Chapel HillChapel Hill, NC
4University of California - BerkeleyBerkeley, CA
5University of Texas - AustinAustin, TX
6William & MaryWilliamsburg, VA
7University of FloridaGainesville, FL
8CUNY Lehman CollegeBronx, NY
9University of GeorgiaAthens, GA
10University of WisconsinMadison, WI
11University of California - IrvineIrvine, CA
12North Carolina State UniversityRaleigh, NC
13Georgia Institute of TechnologyAtlanta, GA
14The Ohio State UniversityColumbus, OH
15Michigan State UniversityEast Lansing, MI
16University of Maryland - College ParkCollege Park, MD
17The University of BaltimoreBaltimore, MD
18Florida State UniversityTallahassee, FL
19University of Illinois Urbana-ChampaignUrbana, IL
20University of California - DavisDavis, CA
21Rutgers University - New BrunswickNew Brunswick, NJ
22University of WashingtonSeattle, WA
23Rutgers University - NewarkNewark, NJ
24San Diego State UniversitySan Diego, CA
25Florida A&M UniversityTallahassee, FL