International Affairs Program
Global affairs are in constant motion, buffeted by politics, economics, religion, cults of personality, and crises both natural and manmade. Major in international affairs at the University of Mary Washington to understand this interplay of forces through an interdisciplinary lens. Hone your focus through internships, study abroad or rigorous independent research as you prepare yourself to help shape a complex world.
Please consult the UMW Undergraduate Catalog for specific and up-to-date major requirements.
Undergraduate outcome data is collected by the UMW Career Center each year. The data is then broken down by major in order to determine how many graduates in each major are employed, attending graduate school, or pursuing a different path within 6 months of graduation.
“Knowledge Rate” describes the percent of graduates for which the institution has reasonable and verifiable information concerning the graduates’ post-graduation career activities.
“Career Outcomes Rate” describes the number of graduates who have landed in any of the employment categories (full-time, part-time, internship) in addition to service, military, and continuing education divided by the total number of students for whom an outcome is known.
International Affairs Alumni (2018-2022)
Total Graduates: 122
Knowledge Rate: 82%
Career Outcome Rate: 89%
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Where do our alumni land?
- Defense Intelligence Agency
- Cincinnati Children’s Hospital
- Booz Allen Hamilton
- United States Hispanic Chamber of Commerce
- Spectrum Autism Services
- SOS International, LLC
- International Monetary Fund (IMF)
- Global Peace Foundation
- French Ministry of Education
- College of William & Mary
- University of Edinburgh
- Regent University School of Law
- Leiden University
- Johns Hopkins University
- George Mason University
Alumni Success Stories
UMW alumni are excited to help current students and other alumni succeed in their fields. Below are stories from alumni about their experiences at UMW and after.
Alumni Videos: Visit the International Affairs Alumni playlist on our Youtube page to learn more about our successful alums.