Prospective Applicants

Our Students

We welcome both full-time students as well as people who work full-time and want to obtain the Ph.D. as part-time students.

Our students come to the program with a diverse set of perspectives and backgrounds. If a student is interested in our program, but does not have a graduate degree, the student should first obtain a master's degree. Such students will be welcome to consider one of the masters programs offered at the University of Arkansas. Information on these programs may be obtained from the graduate school or from the Public Policy Program.

Why Choose to Study Public Policy at the University of Arkansas?

  • Most diverse doctoral program at the University of Arkansas
  • Excellent placement record for program graduates
  • Student-faculty research collaborations
  • Sponsor of Public Studies journal

Interested applicants, please review our Program Courses/Policies and Application Information