Best Universities for International Relations and Diplomacy in the World

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Below is a list of best universities in the World ranked based on their research performance in International Relations and Diplomacy. A graph of 1.8B citations received by 83.2M academic papers made by 763 universities in the World was used to calculate publications' ratings, which then were adjusted for release dates and added to final scores.

We don't distinguish between undergraduate and graduate programs nor do we adjust for current majors offered. You can find information about granted degrees on a university page but always double-check with the university website.

1. London School of Economics and Political Science

For International Relations and Diplomacy

#1 in Europe
Acceptance Rate
9%
Founded
1895

2. Ohio State University

For International Relations and Diplomacy

Acceptance Rate
57%
Average SAT
1345
Average ACT
29
Receiving Aid
83%

3. University of Warwick

For International Relations and Diplomacy

#2 in Europe
Acceptance Rate
14%
Enrollment
27,278
Founded
1965

4. University of Oxford

For International Relations and Diplomacy

#3 in Europe
Acceptance Rate
18%
Founded
1096

5. Columbia University

For International Relations and Diplomacy

Acceptance Rate
4%
Average SAT
1520
Average ACT
35
Net Price
$12,411

6. University of Southern California

For International Relations and Diplomacy

Acceptance Rate
13%
Average SAT
1475
Average ACT
34
Net Price
$26,021

7. Australian National University

For International Relations and Diplomacy

#1 in Oceania
#1 in Australia
Acceptance Rate
35%
Founded
1946

8. George Washington University

For International Relations and Diplomacy

Acceptance Rate
50%
Average SAT
1400
Average ACT
32
Net Price
$31,240

9. King's College London

For International Relations and Diplomacy

#4 in Europe
Acceptance Rate
13%
Founded
1829

10. University of Chicago

For International Relations and Diplomacy

Acceptance Rate
6%
Average SAT
1545
Average ACT
34
Net Price
$33,727

11. Georgetown University

For International Relations and Diplomacy

Acceptance Rate
12%
Average SAT
1480
Average ACT
34
Net Price
$23,049

12. American University in Washington

For International Relations and Diplomacy

Acceptance Rate
64%
Average SAT
1360
Average ACT
31
Net Price
$28,622

13. Princeton University

For International Relations and Diplomacy

Acceptance Rate
4%
Average SAT
1515
Average ACT
34
Net Price
$20,908

14. University of Copenhagen

For International Relations and Diplomacy

#5 in Europe
#1 in Denmark
Acceptance Rate
37%
Founded
1479

15. University of British Columbia

For International Relations and Diplomacy

#1 in Canada
Acceptance Rate
53%
Enrollment
59,659
Founded
1908

16. University of California - Berkeley

For International Relations and Diplomacy

Acceptance Rate
14%
Receiving Aid
61%
Average Aid
$21,406
Enrollment
45,036

17. University of Sydney

For International Relations and Diplomacy

#2 in Oceania
#2 in Australia
Acceptance Rate
30%
Enrollment
63,602
Founded
1850

18. University of Sussex

For International Relations and Diplomacy

#6 in Europe
Enrollment
17,319
Male:Female
44:56
Founded
1961

19. University of Cambridge

For International Relations and Diplomacy

#7 in Europe
Acceptance Rate
21%
Founded
1209

20. University of Toronto

For International Relations and Diplomacy

#2 in Canada
Acceptance Rate
43%
Enrollment
95,055
Founded
1827

21. York University

For International Relations and Diplomacy

#3 in Canada
Acceptance Rate
27%
Enrollment
53,000
Founded
1959

22. University of Birmingham

For International Relations and Diplomacy

#8 in Europe
Founded
1900

23. University of New South Wales

For International Relations and Diplomacy

#3 in Oceania
#3 in Australia
Acceptance Rate
60%
Founded
1949

24. Yale University

For International Relations and Diplomacy

Acceptance Rate
5%
Average SAT
1530
Average ACT
34
Net Price
$20,605

25. Hebrew University of Jerusalem

For International Relations and Diplomacy

#1 in Asia
#1 in Israel
Acceptance Rate
34%
Enrollment
23,500
Founded
1918

26. Pennsylvania State University

For International Relations and Diplomacy

Acceptance Rate
55%
Receiving Aid
73%
Average Aid
$8,719
Enrollment
40,363

27. University of Kent

For International Relations and Diplomacy

#9 in Europe
Founded
1965

28. Johns Hopkins University

For International Relations and Diplomacy

Acceptance Rate
8%
Net Price
$20,680
Receiving Aid
71%
Average Aid
$45,373

29. University of Leeds

For International Relations and Diplomacy

#10 in Europe
Founded
1904

30. McGill University

For International Relations and Diplomacy

#4 in Canada
Acceptance Rate
47%
Enrollment
40,036
Founded
1821

31. University of Queensland

For International Relations and Diplomacy

#4 in Oceania
#4 in Australia
Enrollment
48,771
Founded
1909

32. University of Michigan - Ann Arbor

For International Relations and Diplomacy

Acceptance Rate
20%
Receiving Aid
70%
Average Aid
$16,326
Enrollment
50,278

33. University of California - Los Angeles

For International Relations and Diplomacy

Acceptance Rate
11%
Receiving Aid
56%
Average Aid
$17,592
Enrollment
46,116

34. Cornell University

For International Relations and Diplomacy

Acceptance Rate
9%
Average SAT
1505
Average ACT
34
Net Price
$24,262

35. University of Oslo

For International Relations and Diplomacy

#11 in Europe
#1 in Norway
Enrollment
26,650
Founded
1811

36. Arizona State University - Tempe

For International Relations and Diplomacy

Acceptance Rate
88%
Receiving Aid
92%
Average Aid
$12,201
Enrollment
77,881

37. University of Wales

For International Relations and Diplomacy

#12 in Europe
Founded
1893

38. Stanford University

For International Relations and Diplomacy

Acceptance Rate
4%
Average SAT
1520
Average ACT
35
Net Price
$14,402

39. Harvard University

For International Relations and Diplomacy

Acceptance Rate
4%
Average SAT
1530
Average ACT
35
Net Price
$13,910

40. Duke University

For International Relations and Diplomacy

Acceptance Rate
6%
Average SAT
1513
Average ACT
34
Net Price
$27,297

41. Indiana University - Bloomington

For International Relations and Diplomacy

Acceptance Rate
85%
Average SAT
1270
Average ACT
29
Receiving Aid
79%

42. University of Minnesota - Twin Cities

For International Relations and Diplomacy

Acceptance Rate
73%
Average SAT
1400
Average ACT
30
Receiving Aid
82%

43. University of Manchester

For International Relations and Diplomacy

#13 in Europe
Founded
1824

44. University of Ottawa

For International Relations and Diplomacy

#5 in Canada
Enrollment
42,027
Founded
1848

45. University of Maryland - College Park

For International Relations and Diplomacy

Acceptance Rate
52%
Average SAT
1420
Average ACT
32
Receiving Aid
68%

46. Syracuse University

For International Relations and Diplomacy

Acceptance Rate
59%
Average SAT
1310
Average ACT
30
Net Price
$43,545

47. University of London

For International Relations and Diplomacy

#14 in Europe
Enrollment
50,000
Founded
1836

48. Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies

For International Relations and Diplomacy

#15 in Europe
Acceptance Rate
20%
Enrollment
692

49. University of Bristol

For International Relations and Diplomacy

#16 in Europe
Acceptance Rate
68%
Enrollment
27,513
Founded
1909

50. Education University of Hong Kong

For International Relations and Diplomacy

#2 in Asia
#1 in China
Acceptance Rate
10%
Founded
1994

51. New York University

For International Relations and Diplomacy

Acceptance Rate
13%
Average SAT
1510
Average ACT
34
Net Price
$50,991

52. Carleton University

For International Relations and Diplomacy

#6 in Canada
Acceptance Rate
22%
Enrollment
27,823
Founded
1942

53. Lancaster University

For International Relations and Diplomacy

#17 in Europe
Acceptance Rate
19%
Founded
1964

54. University of Exeter

For International Relations and Diplomacy

#18 in Europe
Acceptance Rate
73%
Founded
1955

55. Moscow State Institute of International Relations

For International Relations and Diplomacy

#19 in Europe
#1 in Russia
Acceptance Rate
22%
Founded
1944

56. University of Melbourne

For International Relations and Diplomacy

#5 in Oceania
#5 in Australia
Acceptance Rate
70%
Enrollment
49,000
Founded
1853

57. University of Nottingham

For International Relations and Diplomacy

#20 in Europe
Acceptance Rate
11%
Founded
1948

58. Monash University

For International Relations and Diplomacy

#6 in Oceania
#6 in Australia
Acceptance Rate
40%
Enrollment
78,000
Founded
1958

59. University of Pittsburgh

For International Relations and Diplomacy

Acceptance Rate
67%
Average SAT
1360
Average ACT
31
Receiving Aid
78%

60. University of Sheffield

For International Relations and Diplomacy

#21 in Europe
Acceptance Rate
14%
Founded
1905

61. Michigan State University

For International Relations and Diplomacy

Acceptance Rate
83%
Average SAT
1210
Average ACT
26
Receiving Aid
72%

62. Paris Institute of Political Studies

For International Relations and Diplomacy

#22 in Europe
#1 in France
Acceptance Rate
10%
Enrollment
14,000
Founded
1872

63. Uppsala University

For International Relations and Diplomacy

#23 in Europe
#1 in Sweden
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
35,556
Founded
1477

64. Bar-Ilan University

For International Relations and Diplomacy

#3 in Asia
#2 in Israel
Enrollment
16,787
Male:Female
41:59
Founded
1955

65. National University of Singapore

For International Relations and Diplomacy

#4 in Asia
#1 in Singapore
Enrollment
30,098
Founded
1905

66. University College London

For International Relations and Diplomacy

#24 in Europe
Enrollment
42,000
Founded
1826

67. Leiden University

For International Relations and Diplomacy

#25 in Europe
Acceptance Rate
63%
Enrollment
27,713
Founded
1575

68. Lund University

For International Relations and Diplomacy

#26 in Europe
#2 in Sweden
Acceptance Rate
34%
Enrollment
40,000
Founded
1666

69. University of St Andrews

For International Relations and Diplomacy

#27 in Europe
Enrollment
10,425
Founded
1413

70. University of Texas at Austin

For International Relations and Diplomacy

Acceptance Rate
29%
Average SAT
1365
Average ACT
30
Receiving Aid
71%

71. University of Pennsylvania

For International Relations and Diplomacy

Acceptance Rate
6%
Average SAT
1525
Average ACT
34
Net Price
$14,578

72. Dartmouth College

For International Relations and Diplomacy

Acceptance Rate
6%
Average SAT
1500
Average ACT
34
Net Price
$24,078

73. Nanyang Technological University

For International Relations and Diplomacy

#5 in Asia
#2 in Singapore
Enrollment
33,000
Founded
1955

74. Emory University

For International Relations and Diplomacy

Acceptance Rate
13%
Average SAT
1480
Average ACT
33
Net Price
$28,367

75. Keele University

For International Relations and Diplomacy

#28 in Europe
Founded
1962

76. Bilkent University

For International Relations and Diplomacy

#6 in Asia
#1 in Turkey
Enrollment
11,701
Founded
1984

77. National Research University Higher School of Economics

For International Relations and Diplomacy

#29 in Europe
#2 in Russia
Acceptance Rate
19%
Founded
1992

78. University of North Texas

For International Relations and Diplomacy

Acceptance Rate
81%
Average SAT
1125
Average ACT
23
Receiving Aid
63%

79. University of California - Davis

For International Relations and Diplomacy

Acceptance Rate
49%
Receiving Aid
65%
Average Aid
$17,628
Enrollment
40,050

80. University of Edinburgh

For International Relations and Diplomacy

#30 in Europe
Acceptance Rate
51%
Founded
1583

81. Aberystwyth University

For International Relations and Diplomacy

#31 in Europe
Acceptance Rate
94%
Founded
1872

82. Free University of Berlin

For International Relations and Diplomacy

#32 in Europe
#1 in Germany
Acceptance Rate
15%
Enrollment
37,608
Founded
1948

83. University of California - Santa Barbara

For International Relations and Diplomacy

Acceptance Rate
29%
Receiving Aid
58%
Average Aid
$18,107
Enrollment
26,124

84. Florida State University

For International Relations and Diplomacy

Acceptance Rate
37%
Average SAT
1260
Average ACT
28
Receiving Aid
96%

85. University of Glasgow

For International Relations and Diplomacy

#33 in Europe
Founded
1451

86. George Mason University

For International Relations and Diplomacy

Acceptance Rate
91%
Average SAT
1245
Average ACT
28
Receiving Aid
79%

87. Tufts University

For International Relations and Diplomacy

Acceptance Rate
11%
Average SAT
1495
Average ACT
34
Net Price
$31,630

88. University of Leicester

For International Relations and Diplomacy

#34 in Europe
Acceptance Rate
72%
Enrollment
24,409
Male:Female
46:54
Founded
1957

89. Purdue University

For International Relations and Diplomacy

Acceptance Rate
69%
Average SAT
1310
Average ACT
30
Receiving Aid
73%

90. University of Helsinki

For International Relations and Diplomacy

#35 in Europe
#1 in Finland
Acceptance Rate
17%
Enrollment
31,312
Founded
1640

91. Texas A&M University - College Station

For International Relations and Diplomacy

Acceptance Rate
64%
Average SAT
1260
Average ACT
28
Receiving Aid
78%

92. University of Illinois at Urbana - Champaign

For International Relations and Diplomacy

Acceptance Rate
60%
Average SAT
1415
Average ACT
32
Receiving Aid
85%

93. Griffith University

For International Relations and Diplomacy

#7 in Oceania
#7 in Australia
Acceptance Rate
50%
Founded
1971

94. Deakin University

For International Relations and Diplomacy

#8 in Oceania
#8 in Australia
Acceptance Rate
75%
Enrollment
34,616
Founded
1974

95. Rutgers University - New Brunswick

For International Relations and Diplomacy

Acceptance Rate
68%
Average SAT
1355
Average ACT
30
Receiving Aid
69%

96. Nicolaus Copernicus University

For International Relations and Diplomacy

#36 in Europe
#1 in Poland
Enrollment
28,900
Founded
1945

97. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

For International Relations and Diplomacy

Acceptance Rate
20%
Average SAT
1260
Average ACT
25
Receiving Aid
60%

98. University of Auckland

For International Relations and Diplomacy

#9 in Oceania
Founded
1883

99. Durham University

For International Relations and Diplomacy

#37 in Europe
Acceptance Rate
41%
Enrollment
19,520
Founded
1832

100. University of Waterloo

For International Relations and Diplomacy

#7 in Canada
Acceptance Rate
53%
Enrollment
35,900
Founded
1957