Do you know the latest news concerning the United States and North and South Korea? If developing and maintaining relationships among countries and applications of foreign policies interest you, consider a degree in international relations and affairs. Studying international relations and affairs will give students an invaluable insight into the world in which we live. Students will learn how to work for solutions to global problems such as the economy, politics, human rights, and legal issues. Political science, economics, diplomacy, foreign policy analysis, public policy, geography, world history, and international law are just a few courses students will take. Students should also expect to sign-up for foreign language courses.
Those interested in this degree should consider taking a trip abroad if they haven?t already done so. There?s no better way to study international affairs than to visit another country and put what you?ve learned in school to use.
International relations and affairs opens the door to careers as translators and interpreters, civil servants, global strategists, campaign managers, diplomats, and financial analysts. Individuals can find jobs with international businesses, the United States Foreign Services, the United Nations, and the Peace Corps. But there are also job opportunities in art, archeology, health care, education, agriculture, management, and finance.
|School||Average Tuition||Student Teacher Ratio||Enrolled Students|
|University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, PA||18 : 1||26,675|
|Carnegie Mellon University Pittsburgh, PA||11 : 1||14,180|
|Pennsylvania State University-Main Campus University Park, PA||19 : 1||91,427|
|Lehigh University Bethlehem, PA||13 : 1||6,953|
|Temple University Philadelphia, PA||24 : 1||38,794|
|Swarthmore College Swarthmore, PA||7 : 1||1,594|
|Villanova University Villanova, PA||15 : 1||10,848|
|Lafayette College Easton, PA||10 : 1||2,662|
|Dickinson College Carlisle, PA||9 : 1||2,133|
|University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus Pittsburgh, PA||18 : 1||32,686|
|Bucknell University Lewisburg, PA||9 : 1||3,697|
|Saint Joseph's University Philadelphia, PA||25 : 1||7,362|
|Gettysburg College Gettysburg, PA||10 : 1||2,370|
|Ursinus College Collegeville, PA||12 : 1||1,472|
|Indiana University of Pennsylvania-Main Campus Indiana, PA||21 : 1||10,559|
|Muhlenberg College Allentown, PA||12 : 1||2,251|
|Allegheny College Meadville, PA||12 : 1||1,775|
|Arcadia University Glenside, PA||20 : 1||3,463|
|Albright College Reading, PA||16 : 1||1,758|
|Duquesne University Pittsburgh, PA||19 : 1||9,197|