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International Relations & Security in Connecticut

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International Relations & Security Schools in Connecticut

In 2018-2019, 157 students earned their International Relations degrees in CT.

In terms of popularity, International Relations & Security is the 83rd most popular major in the state out of a total 247 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of International Relations & Security Majors in Connecticut

International Relations majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 104
Master’s Degree 53

Gender Distribution

In Connecticut, a international relations major is more popular with women than with men.

International Relations & Security Majors in CT Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of international relations majors in Connecticut is as follows:

  • Asian: 7.0%
  • Black or African American: 12.1%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 12.7%
  • White: 42.0%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 22.3%
  • Other Races: 3.8%
International Relations & Security Majors in CT Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for International Relations & Security Grads in Connecticut

There are 6,850 people in the state and 484,390 people in the nation working in international relations jobs.

International Relations & Security Jobs Nationwide vs. CT

Wages for International Relations & Security Jobs in Connecticut

International Relations grads earn an average of $79,650 in the state and $115,300 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 6 colleges in Connecticut that offer international relations degrees. Learn about the most popular 6 below:


Yale University

New Haven
74 Degrees in Major Awarded
97% Graduation Rate
13,433 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 74%. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 6 to 1. Graduates earn an average $56,600 after graduation.

39 Degrees in Major Awarded
33% Graduation Rate
5,485 Total Students

This private school has an average net price of $22,961. Of all the students who attend this school, 99% get financial aid. The full-time teacher rate is 28%.


Connecticut College

New London
26 Degrees in Major Awarded
83% Graduation Rate
1,844 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.04 years. The student to faculty ratio is 9 to 1. The 1.50% student loan default rate is lower than average.


Fairfield University

12 Degrees in Major Awarded
82% Graduation Rate
5,273 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 12 to 1. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 1.90%. 91% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.


University of Hartford

West Hartford
6 Degrees in Major Awarded
60% Graduation Rate
6,770 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 6.40% which is lower than average. This private school has an average net price of $29,592. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 41% are considered full time.

0 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
6,867 Total Students

16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $32,975. In their early career, University of New Haven grads earn an average salary of $38,600.

International Relations & Security Careers in CT

Some of the careers international relations majors go into include:

Job Title CT Job Growth CT Median Salary
Managers 8% $118,140
Political Science Professors 6% $77,570

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to international relations.

Major Annual Graduates in CT
Economics 1,105
Political Science & Government 820
Sociology 378
Criminology 182
Anthropology 111
Geography & Cartography 54
Urban Studies 49
General Social Sciences 36

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