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University of Michigan

Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy

Ann Arbor , MI

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Overview

University of Michigan / Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy is located in Ann Arbor, MI, in an urban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Public Policy/Master of Science (MPP/MS)
Master of Public Policy (MPP)
Master of Public Administration (MPA)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Business Administration/Master of Public Policy (MBA/MPP)
Juris Doctor/Master of Public Policy (JD/MPP)
Master of Public Health/Master of Public Policy (MPH/MPP)
Master of Health Services Administration/Master of Public Policy (MHSA/MPP)
Master of Public Policy/Master of Arts (MPP/AM)
Master of Social Work/Master of Public Policy (MSW/MPP)
Master of Public Policy/Master of Arts (MPP/MA)
Master of Public Policy/Master of Information Science (MPP/MIS)
Master of Public Policy/Master of Urban Planning (MPP/MUP)
Doctor of Medicine/Master of Public Policy (MD/MPP)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 116
Doctoral Degrees 3

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? No
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

663
Applied
430
Accepted
114
Enrolled
65%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
90
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th January 15th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 560
TOEFL IBT score: 84

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards January 15
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Teaching Assistantships
Health Care Benefits
Traineership
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

282
Total Graduate Students
13%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 10.64%
Black or African American 8.16%
White or Caucasian 52%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.35%
Asian 9.22%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3.9%
Unknown 1.77%

Gender

Male (47%)
Female (52%)

Faculty

79
Total faculty
Full-time - 43
Part-time - 36
Male (48)
Female (31)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Quantitative policy analysis; U.S. social policy; international economic policy; environmental policy; health policy
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
3,617,285

Location & Contact

Address 735 South State Street
Ann Arbor, MI  48109
United States
Contact Michael S. Barr
Dean of Public Policy
Email: ford.school.dean@umich.edu
Phone: 734-764-2258

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