Prospective Students

Many people shy away from formidable challenges, but others have the drive and passion to address them through analysis and action.

If you are someone who wants to make a difference, we can help launch your career in public affairs, international affairs or international development. As a comprehensive school, we also offer options for students who aspire to careers in local government or nonprofit organizations. 

We have been preparing leaders for more than 50 years and our 8,000 alumni are working in more than 100 countries around the globe—providing excellent networking opportunities for our students.

Apply Now or learn more about our impressive academic programs and our location in “America’s Most Livable City.

Prospective Students

Students and faculty share their thoughts about attending graduate school at the University of Pittsburgh.

Graduate School of Public and International Affairs
3601 Wesley W. Posvar Hall, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15260