48 months
52000 USD/year
52000 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Department of International Studies at Rhodes College offers courses in the areas of international relations, comparative politics, foreign policy, security studies, ecopolitics, and political economy. 


The International Studies department from Rhodes College provides unique opportunities for students, including undergraduate research opportunities, student simulations such as Model United Nations, a student-published journal, study-abroad opportunities, as well as a variety of local, national, and international internships. 

The faculty, staff, and students of the Department of International Studies invite you to learn more about our courses, programs, activities, and – most importantly – our people. Follow the links on this website to discover how our current and former students embody our Department’s motto: “Expand your mind; change the world!”

Buckman International Internship Program

The Mertie W. Buckman International Internship Program provides the opportunity for  IS majors to broaden global understanding through living and working abroad during the summer months.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • International Relations
  • Comparative Politics
  • Model United Nations
  • International Politics since 1945
  • Global Ecopolitics
  • Population and National Security
  • Global Health Politics
  • Great Decisions in U.S. Foreign Policy
  • Government and Politics of the Middle East
  • Issues in Middle East Politics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 SCH


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The Common Application 
    • TOEFL, IELTS, or Duolingo English Test scores if English is not your native language. 
    • Certification of Finances
    • CSS PROFILE or International Student Financial Aid Application, if applying for financial aid
    • Official Secondary School (High School) Transcript 
    • Secondary School Report and Counselor Recommendation 
    • Letter of Recommendation from a High School Teacher 
    • SAT or ACT Score (Optional)
    • Mid-Year Report
    • Record your Elevator Pitch (Optional)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    52000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 52000 USD per year during 48 months.
  • National

    52000 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 52000 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Memphis

955 - 1582 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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