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

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Cecilia Muñoz has spent more than 30 years championing immigrant and civil rights and was instrumental in establishing the DACA program as a senior advisor to former President Obama.

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Dr. Bill Gormley was instrumental in establishing Georgetown’s on-campus child care center. His latest research is on the cusp of the Biden Administration’s push to pass universal pre-kindergarten.

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

4th Ranked in International Policy and Administration
11th Ranked in Public Policy Analysis
12th Ranked in Best Public Affairs Schools

Events at McCourt

May. 19

Healy Lawn

5:00 pm

May. 28

Healy Lawn

3:00 pm

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.