Why Maxwell?

As a top-ranked school of public affairs, Maxwell offers a unique combination of assets, producing exceptional global leaders and practitioners.

At Maxwell, we instill and celebrate the values of public service. Our students, faculty, and alumni are dedicated to effecting lasting change, in an ever-evolving global society.

Maxwell offers a wide array of advantages unmatched among the world's public administration, policy and international relations programs.

Maxwell is also part of a world-renowned research university, in a culturally diverse and welcoming mid-sized city, close to New York City, Boston, Washington, and Toronto.

The Maxwell School staff and faculty are warm, engaged, and dedicated to serving students. Classmates are not the competition, but the foundation of your professional network and colleagues for life. In other words, Maxwell is simply a great place to be — and the ideal place to undertake one of the most important adventures of your life.