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A Top-Ranked Public Policy School

Training the ethically-grounded leaders of tomorrow with cutting-edge skills to have a positive impact in the world.

Research & Impact

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Research and Impact

We are a diverse community of problem solvers, committed to moving bold ideas to action.

Featured Stories

Miriam's Kitchen

Alumni from McCourt Center’s Certificate Program Expand Advocacy Efforts at DC Nonprofit   As a licensed social worker, Adam Rocap knew he wanted to work in a space that created…

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The city’s housing inspection process will be improved, thanks to a group of McCourt School of Public Policy students who designed new algorithms for the city’s Department of Consumer and…

Meet Our Students

“McCourt is a school that is committed to providing students the necessary tools and skills to become impactful leaders in the public policy field.”

“As an international student, I knew I wanted to attend an institution with a global mindset and McCourt has not disappointed.”

“The opportunities for internships and network building … are limitless. I am so happy with my decision to study here.”

Explore DC

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DC: The Center of the Policy World

McCourt’s location in our nation’s capital provides students with unprecedented access to the policy research, experts, conversations, and opportunities they crave to accelerate and deepen their professional impact.

U.S. News & World Report Rankings

in International Global Policy and Administration
in Public Policy Analysis
in Best Public Affairs Schools

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A Testimonial

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“I chose McCourt for the diverse and collaborative cohort, for the unbeatable networking opportunities in DC, and for its prestige.”

Experience McCourt

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Experience McCourt

McCourt students are impatient changemakers who don’t want to wait until they graduate to have a positive impact. Many put their classroom learning to work through co-curricular and extracurricular programming– global residencies, spring break immersions, and policy labs– which provide valuable hands-on experience.