Guidance and Resources on COVID-19

Georgetown University and the McCourt School of Public Policy continue to monitor the COVID-19 situation and respond in support of the University community.

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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.

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Research and Impact

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

Featured Stories

This election cycle, the topic of misinformation and its impact is top of mind for many voters. Play Youtube Video At a virtual event, hosted by McCourt’s…

McCourt School professors’ research on reducing administrative burdens helps inspire a better way to connect domestic violence survivors with critical support services. McCourt professors Pamela Herd 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.”

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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

3rd Ranked in International Global Policy and Administration
11th Ranked in Public Policy Analysis
25th Ranked in Best Public Affairs Schools

Events at McCourt

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.”

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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.