School For International Training

School For International Training

SIT Graduate Institute, formerly known as the School for International Training, originated as the Experiment for International Living (EIL). The 259 acre campus on the north end of Brattleboro, Vermont overlooks the Connecticut River. The institute began nearly forty years ago as a training center for early Peace Corps volunteers.

SIT Graduate Institute provides graduate programs in crucial contemporary global issues. It offers master's degrees, certificates and professional development programs. The institute is renowned for its Master's in Teaching Languages. Other innovative programs include peace and conflict transformation, social justice, socially responsible management, sustainable development, international education, and language and culture.

SIT Graduate Institute has produced notable alumni like Jody Williams (recipient of the 1997 Nobel Peace Prize) and Wangari Maathai (board member and Noble laureate for sustainable development and democracy in Kenya).

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School for International Training
Kipling Rd
Brattleboro , VT 05302
General Phone: (802) 257-7751

School for International Training Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts192international relations
Education and Teaching82ESL instruction

Number of programs and degrees for School for International Training in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Master's degree2552
Postbaccalaureate certificate191

School for International Training Student Body

In 2007-2008, School for International Training had a total enrollment of 616 students (498 full-time equivalent).

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Graduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 47%
Black 3%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 2%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 19%
(Foreign Students) 27%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
22-24 10%
25-29 42%
30-34 27%
35-39 8%
40-49 10%
50-64 3%
65+ 0%

School for International Training Room and Board (2007)

School for International Training offers campus housing for 110 of its 498 (full-time) students.

(Please refer to our profile of Brattleboro, Vermont for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Vermont Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

School for International Training Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
Room charge $ 3,360
Board (meal plan) charge $ 3,885

Financial Aid:
School for International Training participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 886000)

School for International Training Faculty

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured and not on tenure track1613

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year9$67,9194$59,742
Associate professorcalendar year4$54,0895$56,121
Assistant professorcalendar year3$51,4943$47,083
Lecturercalendar year0*1*
All faculty totalcalendar year16$61,38213$55,838

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

School for International Training Degree Programs (2007)

Education And Teaching
Teaching English as Second/Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor

Liberal Arts
International Relations and Affairs

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