School of International Service

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What sets SIS apart?

  • 50 percent of incoming School of International Service graduate students receive merit-based aid
  • Number 8 ranked international relations master's program in the world
  • 89 percent of our master's degree graduates are working within six months

There's no better time to apply

Jumpstart your career in international affairs by studying at a top-10 ranked school in Washington, DC — the nexus of foreign and domestic policy-making. Half of our incoming graduate students receive merit-based funding, but you must apply by January 15 to be considered.


  • Choices. More than a dozen master's programs, from Ethics, Peace & Human Rights to US Foreign Policy & National Security
  • Expertise. More than 120 full-time faculty, renowned in their fields
  • Practical experience. More than 24 practica offered each year, with clients including the US Department of State, Alliance for Peacebuilding, and more