U.S. News and World Report ranked GSPIA's graduate degree programs among some of the best in the nation. GSPIA was ranked #7 in International/Global Policy and Administration, #1 among public universities (tied with one other school). In Local Government Management, GSPIA was ranked #19. GSPIA's ranking in Public Affairs remained constant at #34.
GSPIA is one of only 4 schools, and the only public university, in the top 20 in both International/Global Policy and Administration and Local Government Management.