Office of Admissions

  • WHY HARRIS PUBLIC POLICY?
    From day one, Harris encourages you to turn your passion into measurable results.
  • CHALLENGE THE STATUS QUO
    "Harris gave me confidence in my skills, a quantitative foundation, and the ability to look at my role through a Chicago lens, which is really a disruptive lens.” Hilarie Koplow-McAdams, AM’87, President, New Relic
  • THINK RIGOROUSLY
    "If you’re implementing a policy and it’s not helping—or, more dramatically, if it’s making it worse for the people you’re trying to help—then you have to change your policy...you have to collect the right data and you need to ask the relevant questions.” Jaime Bellolio, MPP’10, Congressman, Chile
  • MAKE AN IMPACT
    "Harris gave me the skills, the rigorous training, and the theoretical background to go back to the world and do a better job, to be a better manager, a better administrator, to be a better person.” Sandeep Ahuja, MPP’06, founder and CEO,Operation ASHA in India
  • DISCOVER THE MPP EXPERIENCE
    Fearless thinkers like you—from all sectors, ideologies, and backgrounds—come to Harris Public Policy to ask the hard questions on issues they care about.

At the University of Chicago Harris School of Public Policy, we know that doing good takes more than good intentions. 

It takes fearless questioning of conventional wisdom. It takes facing the facts—gathering data on how things are—to make things better. At Harris Public Policy, we teach you how to create proven social impact by developing solutions for society that work.