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Life in Bloomington

Bloomington is a cultural gem; a unique Mecca in the heart of the Midwest. It is home to great thinkers, political activists, nature lovers, artists, musicians and open-minded people. Students from over 160 foreign countries call Bloomington home. And university, community and social events make it easy to connect with others who share your interests.


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The faculty of the School of Public and Environmental Affairs are leading researchers, practitioners, and teachers. Through their scholarship and professional experience, they are helping tackle the pressing issues of our time, and they are training the next generation of problem-solvers.

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  • What are the beginning and end dates of the academic year at IU?
  • How will I know which forms I need to complete at what time during my time in the PhD program at SPEA?
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"The NRC assessment confirms that SPEA offers doctoral programs that are among the very best in the nation in public affairs and public policy."

John D. Graham, Ph.D.