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Diplomacy and International Relations, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
South Orange, NJ, United States
From health to economics to politics, our most pressing global challenges transcend national boundaries. They require collaboration. No one nation — or people — can thrive alone. The Diplomacy and International Relations program is offered by Seton Hall University.
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By studying international relations and diplomacy program offered by Seton Hall University, you'll learn how to understand and influence the complicated, interconnected world we share. You'll be prepared for an internationally focused career in fields such as:

  • government service
  • journalism and media
  • international economics and development
  • law
  • intelligence and security
  • UN and international organizations
  • research, public interest groups and think tanks

At the School of Diplomacy and International Relations, we offer courses in Washington, D.C., at the United Nations, and on our suburban New Jersey campus — just 14 miles from New York City. 

The programme

  • You'll have the opportunity to not just study — but actually practice -diplomacy and international relations.
  • Before graduation, you'll master a foreign language — with advanced proficiency — and complete at least one professional internship. In a given semester, you might study public international law, learn about sustainable development or conduct research for an international study seminar in Ethiopia.
  • In all your courses, your classroom discussions will be enriched — by our diverse student body, by interactions with visiting international leaders and by real-world, practical perspectives from our distinguished faculty. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    120 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses Included:

  • International Relations
  • College English
  • Journey of Transformation
  • University Life
  • Statistical Models for the Social Sciences
  • World Religions

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120.

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks.

General Requirements

  • An application form including personal essay 
  • $55 USD application fee
  • SAT, ACT, TOEFL or IELTS scores
  • Official high school transcript (must be in English) with a credential evaluation
  • Official college transcript(s) (if applicable) with a credential evaluation
  • Counselor report and teacher recommendation
  • Application for Form I-20 (if you require a student visa)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    42920 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21460 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    42920 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21460 USD per semester and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for South Orange

  • 1702 - 4190 USD/month
    Living Costs

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