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University of Denver

Josef Korbel School of International Studies

Denver, CO

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Overview

University of Denver / Josef Korbel School of International Studies is located in Denver, CO, in an urban setting.

Departments & Programs

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) International human rights
(Certificate) Humanitarian assistance
Master of Public Policy (MPP) Public policy studies
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) International studies
Master of Arts (MA) International development
Master of Arts (MA) International security
(Certificate) Homeland security
(Certificate) Global business and corporate social responsibility
(Certificate) Religion and international affairs
Master of Arts (MA) Conflict resolution
Master of Arts (MA) International administration
Master of Arts (MA) Global finance, trade and economic integration
Master of Arts (MA) International studies
(Certificate) Global health affairs

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 218
Doctoral Degrees 6
Other Advanced Degrees 25

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
1 Foreign Language
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Two extended research papers

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

627
Applied
462
Accepted
106
Enrolled
74%

Applying

65
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th January 15th Yes
Winter deadline November 1st November 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree, transcripts, two letters of recommendation, statement of purpose, resume or curriculum vitae
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Master's degree, transcripts, three letters of recommendation, statement of purpose, resume or curriculum vitae, writing sample
Additional Entrance Requirements Bachelor's degree, transcripts, two letters of recommendation, statement of purpose, resume or curriculum vitae

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 587
TOEFL IBT score: 95

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards February 15
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Institutionally-sponsored Loans
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

285
Total Graduate Students
14%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
85%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 9.47%
Black or African American 2.81%
White or Caucasian 70%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.7%
Asian 3.86%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 3.51%
Unknown 1.4%

Gender

Male (46%)
Female (53%)

Faculty

74
Total faculty
Full-time - 46
Part-time - 28
Male (50)
Female (24)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Human rights and international security, international politics and economics, economic-social and political development, international technology analysis and management
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 2201 South Gaylord Street
Denver, CO  80208
United States
Contact Dr. Pardis Mahdavi
Dean
Email: pardis.mahdavi@du.edu
Phone: 303-871-6338