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).
Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2015-16, National Center for Education Statistics, https://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/
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