What Makes Maxwell Different?
Maxwell is where diverse and collaborative problem solvers develop innovative solutions to move people, policies and communities forward.
Step into the Maxwell Community
The best way to get to know Maxwell is to visit. Can’t make it to campus? Take a virtual tour, attend an event online, or engage with an Alumni Ambassador.
How Will You Change the World?
No matter where you are in your academic journey, there’s a Maxwell program designed to help you develop knowledge, skills and contacts to improve your community.
research centers generating policy-relevant insight into pressing issues
ranked for public affairs (U.S. News & World Report)
departments teaching excellence in social science and public/international affairs
Influence with Integrity
It’s not just an education. It’s a mindset. Maxwell students celebrate diverse people and ideas. They value informed and ethical leadership. They are engaged—and engaging—citizens primed to shape the future.
Our acclaimed education programs combine the study of human society and relationships with opportunities to address relevant social challenges.
Four-term elected U.S. Representative John Katko (R-NY) joined Syracuse University's Vice Chancellor, Provost, Chief Academic Officer and political science scholar Gretchen Ritter for a discussion reflecting on his legislative record, the polarized political climate and his experience during his eight years in Congress.
Pandemic research by Maxwell faculty and students is shaping policy and perception on everything from aging to opioid addiction. Read our coverage from the winter issue of Maxwell Perspective.
Maxwell in Action
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More Than Halfway There!
With incredible support, our start is strong. But to meet our campaign goals, we will need to raise the remaining $45 million to support Campaign Priorities from the School’s long-range strategic plan.
I am Maxwell.
The executive master’s in public administration at Maxwell has supported my professional and personal growth in the public sector. On top of growing and expanding my professional network, I have been promoted at my job, offered a seat on a nonprofit board, and accepted into three prestigious professional development opportunities.”
Jonathan Leon ’19 E.M.P.A. ONLINE
Senior Director, Georgia Regional Impact, Leadership for Educational Equity