A special message from Dean Michael S. Barr

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Congratulations, you're in! 

You've been admitted to the Ford School's Master of Public Affairs program for fall 2022. At the Ford School, you’ll find a community dedicated to the public good—based within one of the world’s great public universities, located in one of America’s best college towns.

We hope you’ll join us this fall!

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Next steps

1. Look for more admissions details coming to you by email later today.

2. Visit our #FutureFordies portal for more on upcoming funding deadlines, free Ford School swag, and exclusive activities for admitted students.
Visit the Future Fordies portal

Our mission and values

The Ford School at the University of Michigan is a community dedicated to the public good. We inspire and prepare diverse leaders grounded in service, conduct transformational research, and collaborate on evidence-based policymaking to take on our communities' and our world's most pressing challenges.

We value community, integrity, respect, service, inclusion, diversity, and equity. We aspire for our work to be excellent, relevant, rigorous, collaborative, engaged, and impactful.