University of Denver Reviews of Master's in Public Policy

  • 7 Reviews
  • Denver (CO)
  • Annual Tuition: $49,695
0% of 7 students said this degree improved their career prospects
86% of 7 students said they would recommend this program to others
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  • Reviewed: 5/29/2018
  • Degree: Public Policy
"Overall, poor program with low quality faculty and resources. Courses not taught by respectable PhDs. Not a good learning environment, inexperienced faculty in policy, and costly with low return. Poorly run and managed program. Better schools to choose."
Amber Moffett
  • Reviewed: 4/7/2015
  • Degree: Public Policy
"Fantastic school with a ton of support and resources for every student. They WANT you to succeed here."
Nicholas Lightfoot
  • Reviewed: 12/3/2014
  • Degree: Public Policy
"I am an international student, so my experience does not reflect that of a US citizen. The Josef Korbel school is a fantastic school. Its professors, instructors, and admin staff are all of an incredibly high quality. The best piece of advice I can give is that I would chose this school again given the choice. The main cons of the school for me have been: its location vis-a-vis networking (Denver is great but it cannot compete with schools on the East coast for proximity to organizations); career advice for international students is less useful than for domestic students (that is likely always the case); and, although a thesis option is offered, it seems neither well thought out nor well supported. This said, my experience working with professors/instructors has been overwhelming positive."
Jennifer Hankel
  • Reviewed: 12/3/2014
  • Degree: Public Policy
"The pros of my program are really the professors and various campus groups. Through my involvement with student groups, I learned some of my most valuable lessons and made lasting relaitonships. The biggest weakness in my program is that it was not as academically challenging as I would have liked. I came from a very rigorous undergraduate and expected to be challenged here to the same extent that I was there. In some ways I was challenged to improve my quality of work (better sources, more condensed writing, etc.). But, overall, I will leave feeling like there is still so much more I wanted to learn and did not."
Audrey Brittingham
  • Reviewed: 11/11/2014
  • Degree: Public Policy
"Great program in Denver, though lacking in campus safety and very expensive area."
Krista Vendetti
  • Reviewed: 6/22/2014
  • Degree: Public Policy
"The program is very useful and provides interesting courses that are relevant to my career goals."
Brittany Pimentel
  • Reviewed: 2/28/2014
  • Degree: Public Policy
"I love this school. It's a great atmosphere and pushes you to be better."