Additional Information

President Obama speaking in front of Old North steps on June 25, 2013
1 of 1

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

A McCourt Professor reading a book in the library
1 of 1

Research and Impact

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

Featured Stories

LabGov Georgetown researches innovative ways to help people who live in cities enjoy and utilize shared living spaces and resources. Learn how the Harlem E-Project is working with community members…

Sergeant Howard Singer (MPM’17), the communications advisor to the First Deputy Police Commissioner of the New York City Police Department, is leading a new initiative to establish and expand educational…

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

Image of the Washington Monument taken during the cherry blossom festival
1 of 1

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

3rd
Ranked
in International Global Policy and Administration
14th
Ranked
in Public Policy Analysis
25th
Ranked
in Best Public Affairs Schools

Events at McCourt

Photo: Hillary Clinton at Gaston Hall, 2019
Alt Text Goes Here
Jan 7
Georgetown University
Jan 31
Georgetown University

A Testimonial

Headshot of Breah Dean

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

Experience McCourt

Image of the main stairs at Old North taken from Dahlgren Quad

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.