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Indiana University O'Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs

Indiana University O'Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs

Indiana University O'Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs


The O’Neill School of Public and Environmental Affairs is home to globally and nationally recognized degrees featuring a skills-based, interdisciplinary design that can be tailored to meet the needs of students from any professional background. As a member of the O’Neill School student community, you’ll learn from our world-renowned faculty, who will equip you with the knowledge you need to lead and make a difference across any sector. Upon graduation, you’ll join a supportive, global alumni base of over 37,000 serving their communities in all different capacities and organizations.

Leadership skills with an interdisciplinary foundation

Our professional, interdisciplinary programs connect areas of study, tapping into the strengths of expert faculty in each discipline and offering varied perspectives representative of our interconnected world.

Whether you pursue a degree in public affairs, arts administration, environmental science—or a combination through our dual degrees—you’ll graduate ready for a leadership position that spans the public, private, and nonprofit sectors. And, you'll gain career experience while in school.

Learn from leading faculty

Learn from and alongside our expert faculty—top scholars in their fields, engaged in ongoing research, practice, and, most importantly, your education. More than 85 percent of our courses are taught by full-time faculty. They will become your mentors and advisors, bringing their experience into the classroom and laboratory to prepare you to lead for the greater good.

Top-tier program at a top value

You’ll attend one of the most highly regarded programs in the nation at a cost that is significantly lower than that of many other top-tier programs—we offer one of the most affordable programs in a city that is cosmopolitan, but not costly.

Part of the student—and Bloomington—community

At the O’Neill School, you’ll get a small school experience where we actively strive to cultivate diversity, equity, and inclusion, all with the benefits of a Big Ten Research I university. You’ll find student organizations for every interest—and for advancing your network or career—in addition to the welcoming Bloomington community, ranked one of the most beautiful and best places to live and study.


With just under 3,000 students in the entire school, you’ll get a small school experience with the benefits of a Big Ten university. And, at the O’Neill School, we actively strive to cultivate diversity, equity, and inclusion.

    Campus Features

    Indiana University is thrilled to announce the opening of our brand new 40,000 square foot space celebrating international education and its tremendous impact on our campus, the Stephen L. and Connie J. Ferguson International Center!

    This space serves as a collaborative and engaging space for all students on campus and celebrates Indiana University's commitment to global engagement and international excellence. This center houses the offices and resources that are utilized by our international students and those looking to study abroad as part of their academic background.

    From the Office of International Services to the Office of Overseas Study and Office of International Development, you will find an endless array of support and activity available within the Ferguson International Center. We also hope to host foreign delegations and other exciting international programming opportunities for you to take part in.


      • Bloomington

        East 10th Street,1315, 47405, Bloomington