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IWP Welcomes UNC Wilmington Students and Alumni

Unlock Your Global Potential

The Institute of World Politics is a graduate school of national security, intelligence, and international affairs.

Unleash Your Potential in Intelligence, Diplomacy, and National Security

Are you ready to take your education to the next level and launch a career with a global impact? Discover the unparalleled opportunities waiting for you at The Institute of World Politics (IWP) – where we’re committed to shaping future leaders in national security, intelligence, and diplomacy.

Fall 2024 Application Deadline: June 15

Exclusive Benefits for UNC Wilmington Students and Alumni

UNC Wilmington students and alumni, IWP is the perfect place for you to build on your academic foundation and propel your career forward. Our programs are tailored to equip you with the knowledge and skills needed to navigate complex international challenges and make a real difference on the world stage.

We are excited to offer UNC Wilmington students and alumni exceptional benefits, including:

– $2,200 guaranteed scholarship per semester for IWP’s in-person academic programs, if accepted within IWP admissions guidelines

– Additional merit-based scholarships also available

Tuition reduction from $650 to $500 per credit hour if enrolled in IWP’s distance programs

Alumni eligible for these benefits

One-of-a-Kind Curriculum: Master the Art of Statecraft

IWP’s unique curriculum combines theoretical knowledge with practical skills, ensuring that you graduate as a well-rounded professional with a deep understanding of statecraft. Our courses cover a wide range of subjects, including intelligence, national security, diplomacy, and more – all designed to give you a competitive edge in today’s dynamic global environment.

Strategic Location: Heart of the Action

Our campus is located in the heart of Washington, D.C., offering you unparalleled access to the epicenter of U.S. policymaking and international relations. As an IWP student, you’ll be able to attend high-profile events, network with influential professionals, and experience the vibrant culture of our nation’s capital.

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Your Gateway to a Global Career

IWP graduates have gone on to secure influential positions in national security, intelligence, and diplomacy, both in the United States and around the world. By studying at IWP, you’ll join a network of accomplished alumni who are making a tangible impact on global affairs.

Launch Your Global Career

Our graduates are already serving at the highest levels of the State Department, Defense Department and other executive branch intelligence agencies. We provide a useful education to help you excel in your career and get the desk you deserve.


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We meet with every student to map out a desired career path and strategy so you are the most competitive candidate.

Where IWP Graduates Work

Office of Naval Intelligence

Department of Homeland Security

Central Intelligence Agency

US Department of Defense

Department of State

What Our Graduates Do

Intelligence Analyst
Foreign Policy Analyst
National Security Analyst
Diplomatic Officer
Counterterrorism Specialist

Political Risk Consultant
Security Policy Advisor
International Relations Specialist
Defense Policy Analyst
Cybersecurity Analyst

Military Strategist
Strategic Communications Specialist
Humanitarian Aid Worker
Policy Researcher
Government Affairs Specialist


The Institute’s unique courses offer specialized professional education not available anywhere. All courses enhance students’ capacity to understand and address major current issues. Students frequently learn from their classmates, some of whom are officials in agencies of the U.S. and foreign governments. They often receive career advice from, and establish valuable contacts with, fellow students, their professors, and guest lecturers.

Ready to take your seat?

UNC Wilmington students and alumni, the world is waiting for you. Take the first step toward a rewarding and impactful career by joining The Institute of World Politics. Reach out now and embark on an educational journey that will unlock your global potential!


Fall 2024 Application Deadline: June 15