University of Minnesota

The Humphrey School of Public Affairs at the University of Minnesota ranks among the country’s top 10 public policy and planning schools. Long noted for equipping students to play key roles in public life at the local, state, national, and global levels, the Humphrey School is respected for its role in shaping public policy, its focus on social justice and human rights, and its expertise in planning, leadership, and management.

As part of one of the world's leading research institutions, the Humphrey School has eight policy research centers that make significant contributions to solutions on issues ranging from politics and governance to urban and regional planning, from early childhood policy to technology and environmental sustainability. Its Institute for Urban and Regional Infrastructure Finance, founded in 2017, aims to advance research and engagement on strategic issues of infrastructure investment across urban and rural areas.