The Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy at the University of MichiganThe Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy at the University of Michigan


Catalyzing real and lasting change
We're engaged near and far with critical policy challenges
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A rigorous, applied policy education
Preparing students to act, serve, and lead
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Named for Michigan's favorite son
"The aura of President Ford is in these halls"
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Run the Numbers by Elizabeth Wason Excerpted from "The Next Big Thing," in the fall 2014 edition of LSA Magazine In some communities, even if you're [...]
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Why the Ford School?
Why should you choose the Ford School?
Making a real and lasting difference in the world through game-changing discoveries; actionable policy solutions; rigorous, applied courses; and our powerful and growing network of alumni.More
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Global Impact
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