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SIT Graduate Institute


At a Glance

School type

Private, not-for-profit, 4-year or above


9 Faculty Members | 61:01:00 student faculty ratio

Religious affliation

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Mission Statement

Over the last 75 years, our programs have changed the lives of more than 100,000 people, including Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer, and Nobel Peace Prize winners Jody Williams and Wangari Maathai. Today, through study abroad, graduate education and community projects, World Learning helps 3,000 Americans a year become more effective global citizens and supports countless others to improve their lives and become leaders of change in their communities.

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Most Popular Graduate programs

  • Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor
  • International and Comparative Education
  • Sustainability Studies
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution
Full List of Programs

Graduate ProgramsX

    • International and Comparative Education
      • A program that focuses on the educational phenomena, practices, and institutions within different societies and states in a comparative perspective, and the study of international educational issues. Includes instruction in comparative research methods, country- or area-specific studies, cross-national studies of learning and teaching styles, international educational policy and development, and analyses of educational migration patterns and experiences. See other colleges that offer this major
    • Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor
      • A program that focuses on the principles and practice of teaching English to students who are not proficient in English or who do not speak, read or write English, and that may prepare individuals to function as teachers and administrators in such programs. See other colleges that offer this major
    • International Public Health/International Health
      • A program that focuses on the application of public health specializations, the social and behavioral sciences, and policy and communications methods to the study of health problems in low- and middle-income countries and regions, and prepares individuals to function as professional international health specialists. Includes instruction in health education and promotion, research design and evaluation, infectious disease epidemiology, international health policy and management, public nutrition and food security, information systems, program evaluation, medical anthropology, international communication, behavioral sciences, maternal and child health, demography and population policy, and health care finance and economics. See other colleges that offer this major
    • Crisis/Emergency/Disaster Management
      • A program focusing on the application of the incident command system model to formulating and implementing effective response to natural and man-made disasters. Includes instruction in contingency planning, hazard and risk assessment, joint operations, law and ethics, emergency response and recovery, event mitigation, emergency rescue and medical operations, incident command, terrorism and national security issues, law enforcement, relief administration, volunteer and citizen coordination, public relations and applications to specific types of incidents. See other colleges that offer this major
    • Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution
      • A program that focuses on the origins, resolution and prevention of international and inter-group conflicts. Includes instruction in peace research methods and related social scientific and psychological knowledge bases. See other colleges that offer this major
    • Sustainability Studies
      • A program that focuses on the concept of sustainability from an interdisciplinary perspective. Includes instruction in sustainable development, environmental policies, ethics, ecology, landscape architecture, city and regional planning, economics, natural resources, sociology, and anthropology. See other colleges that offer this major
    • Environmental Studies
      • A program that focuses on environment-related issues using scientific, social scientific, or humanistic approaches or a combination. Includes instruction in the basic principles of ecology and environmental science and related subjects such as policy, politics, law, economics, social aspects, planning, pollution control, natural resources, and the interactions of human beings and nature. See other colleges that offer this major
    • International Relations and Affairs
      • A program that focuses on the systematic study of international politics and institutions, and the conduct of diplomacy and foreign policy. Includes instruction in international relations theory, foreign policy analysis, international law and organization, the comparative study of specific countries and regions, and the theory and practice of diplomacy. See other colleges that offer this major
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Student Life

Student Demographics

Female Students
Male Students

Student Ethnicities
  1. Caucasian53.07%
  2. Not Specified19.03%
  3. Two Or More Ethnicities8.24%
  4. Hispanic/Latino7.82%
  5. Black7.61%
  6. Asian4.02%
  7. Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander0.21%

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Student services

  • Meal plan
  • Counseling services
  • Remedial services
  • Work-study
  • Placement services
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening classes
  • On-campus day care for student's children
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