Key Facts

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Top school in the U.S. for conflict resolution and mediation
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First university in North America to offer an MS in Conflict Analysis and Resolution
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With nearly 500 students each year, the largest cohort of undergraduate and graduate students studying peace and conflict studies in the world
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Our student body represents more than 130 nations
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History of educational excellence that spans over 40 years and more than 2,000 alumni
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We are 7th in the nation in placing graduates in the US State Department’s Foreign Service with over 500 alumni working in foreign service posts around the world
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100% of students participating in experiential learning
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Over $70,000 in scholarships awarded annually
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4 endowed chairs and world-renowned faculty
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Nearly half of the Carter School research is funded by philanthropy
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Study abroad opportunities with faculty, including such locations as Malta, Colombia, Hungary, Israel and Palestine, Liberia, Indonesia, and South Korea
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Close proximity to Washington, D.C., a hub for peacebuilding practice and policy
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All incoming students – undergraduates, graduates, and Ph.D. – are welcomed to the Carter School with an assigned “buddy” who can share experiences, resources, and advice