The University of Delaware School of Public Policy and Administration (SPPA) is ranked 37th among 269 national public affairs school and 12th in City Management, 25th in Nonprofit Management, and 26th in Public Administration and Management by U.S. News and World Report.
Our Master in Public Administration (MPA) program meets the highest standards set by the National Association of School of Public Affairs and Administration (NASPAA). We are the only MPA program in the state of Delaware that is NASPAA-accredited.
SPPA received the 2007 Academic Excellence Award from the American Public Human Services Association for its contributions to outstanding education and training in the field of Human Services. SPPA has also earned top honors in Planetizen's Guide to Graduate Urban Planning Programs, an important resource for students who are considering graduate programs in urban planning.
More than 300 public, private, and nonprofit institutions (local to global) use the research expertise and services of the school each year.