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American University

School of International Service

Washington, DC

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Overview

American University / School of International Service is located in Washington, DC, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Juris Doctor/Master of Arts (JD/MA)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) International relations
Master of Arts (MA) Ethics, peace, and global affairs
(Certificate) Global information technology
(Certificate) International politics
(Certificate) Comparative and regional studies
Master of Arts (MA) International affairs Comparative and regional studies
Master of Arts (MA) International affairs Global governance, politics, and security
Master of Arts (MA) International affairs International economic relations
Master of Arts (MA) International affairs U.S. foreign policy and national security
Master of Arts (MA) International affairs Natural resources and sustainable development
(Certificate) Peacebuilding
Master of Arts (MA) International development
Master of Arts (MA) International economics
Master of Arts (MA) Social enterprise
Master of Science (MS) Development management
(Certificate) International economic policy
(Certificate) International peace and conflict resolution
(Certificate) European studies
Master of Arts (MA) International peace and conflict resolution
Master of International Service (MIS) International service
Master of Arts (MA) Global environmental policy
(Certificate) International arts management
(Certificate) International economic relations
Master of Arts (MA) International communication
(Certificate) Global environmental policy
(Certificate) United States foreign policy
Master of Arts (MA) International relations
(Certificate) The Americas
(Certificate) International communication
Master of Arts (MA) Global media
(Certificate) Cross-cultural communication

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 400
Doctoral Degrees 3
Other Advanced Degrees 8

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam Please visit the website for details: https://www.american.edu/sis/admissions/
1 Foreign Language
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Alternate accepted
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,280
Applied
1,052
Accepted
356
Enrolled
82%

Applying

55
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam Please visit the website for details: https://www.american.edu/sis/admissions/
Master's Degree Requirements Transcripts, resume, 2 letters of recommendation, statement of purpose
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Transcripts, resume, 3 letters of recommendation, statement of purpose

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

973
Total Graduate Students
9%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 24.87%
Black or African American 8.53%
White or Caucasian 43%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.21%
Asian 5.24%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 3.29%
Unknown 4.21%

Gender

Male (42%)
Female (57%)

Faculty

165
Total faculty
Full-time - 115
Part-time - 50
Male (95)
Female (70)

Location & Contact

Address SIS Building, Room 100
4400 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington  20016-8071
United States
Contact Christine BN Chin
Email: sisgrad@american.edu
Phone: 202-885-1600

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