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2022 Most Popular Online International Relations & Security Schools

466 Colleges
$38,051 Avg Salary
$28,099 Avg Student Debt

International Relations & National Security is the #77 most popular major in the country with 14,762 degrees and certificates awarded in 2019-2020.

Today's students have lots of options to pick from when considering higher education opportunities. Along with traditional schools that require in-person attendence, you can attend one of many reputable online schools. Some programs even offer a hybrid experience. Alternatively, you may choose a trade school that prepares you to enter the workforce with knowledge in a specific field.

To assist you in seeing some of the education options that are available to you, Course Advisor has created its Most Popular Online International Relations & Security Schools ranking. Our analysis looked at 466 schools in the United States to see which online programs were the most popular for students. To create this ranking we looked at how many students graduated from schools with online programs.

The following schools top our list of the Most Popular Online International Relations & National Security Colleges.

#1

Harvard University

Cambridge, MA

Our analysis found Harvard University to be the most popular school for international relations and national security students who want to pursue an online degree in the United States. Harvard is a very large private not-for-profit school located in the city of Cambridge.

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You’ll be in good company if you decide to attend Texas A&M University - College Station. It ranked #2 on our 2022 Most Popular Online International Relations & Security Schools list. Located in the medium-sized city of College Station, Texas A&M College Station is a public school with a fairly large student population.

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#3

Angelo State University

San Angelo, TX

Out of the 17 schools in the United States that were part of this year’s ranking, Angelo State University landed the # 3 spot on the list. Angelo State is a fairly large public school located in the city of San Angelo.

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#4

Excelsior College

Albany, NY

You’ll join some of the best and brightest minds around you if you attend Excelsior College. The school came in at #4 on this year’s Most Popular Online International Relations & Security Schools list. Excelsior College is a very large private not-for-profit school located in the small city of Albany.

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Out of the 17 schools in the United States that were part of this year’s ranking, Southern New Hampshire University landed the # 5 spot on the list. Located in the medium-sized suburb of Manchester, SNHU is a private not-for-profit school with a fairly large student population.

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#6

Virginia Tech

Blacksburg, VA

Virginia Tech came in at #6 in this year’s edition of the Most Popular Online International Relations & Security Schools ranking. Located in the city of Blacksburg, Virginia Tech is a public college with a fairly large student population.

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The University of Texas at El Paso did quite well in this year’s ranking of the best schools for international relations and national security students. It came in at #7 on the list. UTEP is a very large public school located in the large city of El Paso.

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#7

Lindenwood University

Saint Charles, MO

Lindenwood University did quite well in this year’s ranking of the best schools for international relations and national security students. It came in at #7 on the list. Lindenwood University is a medium-sized private not-for-profit school located in the small city of Saint Charles.

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#9

Bellevue University

Bellevue, NE

Bellevue University came in at #9 in this year’s edition of the Most Popular Online International Relations & Security Schools ranking. Located in the large suburb of Bellevue, Bellevue University is a private not-for-profit college with a large student population.

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#10

Mary Baldwin University

Staunton, VA

Mary Baldwin University did quite well in this year’s ranking of the best schools for international relations and national security students. It came in at #10 on the list. Located in the city of Staunton, Mary Baldwin is a private not-for-profit school with a small student population.

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Far Western US
Southwest
Great Lakes

One of 12 majors within the area of study, international relations and national security has other similar majors worth exploring.

Related Major Annual Graduates
Economics 48,831
Political Science & Government 48,597
Sociology 37,807
General Social Sciences 19,742
Anthropology 12,008

Notes and References

*These averages are for the top 17 schools only.

  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of the rest of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
  • Credit for the banner image above goes to RepubFan12.

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