An advanced, professional study of the law affecting relations between nations, the behavior of international organizations, and the international activities of private citizens and organizations.
For all the 242 degrees granted in International Law and Legal Studies annually, the majority of them are Masters degree. Out of the 217 students graduating with degrees at the Masters degree level in the US, 61% percent identify as women and 39% percent identify as men. Though students at schools all over the US study International Law and Legal Studies, District of Columbia has the most graduates. The average starting salary for a graduate with a bachelor's degree in International Law and Legal Studies is $40,200.
If you’re thinking about majoring in International Law and Legal Studies, then you should look at these top colleges, including the University of Miami, American University and Willamette University. The University of Miami is our best ranked institution for a degree in International Law and Legal Studies with 42 students graduating with this major annually at the Masters degree level. Learn more about college options in the table below.