SIT 50 years, 1964-2014

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Save the date! SIT 50th reunion — August 8, 9, and 10. Learn more.

SIT Graduate Institute equips students with theoretical knowledge, field experience, and professional skills. Programs are based on an experiential learning model and a commitment to social justice and intercultural communication.

Our Mission
SIT Graduate Institute prepares students to be interculturally effective leaders, professionals, and citizens. In so doing, SIT fosters a worldwide network of individuals and organizations committed to responsible global citizenship.

Our History
Founded as the School for International Training in 1964, SIT was established to prepare future generations of leaders in education, training, and service. SIT was initially a training center for early Peace Corps volunteers.

SIT is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc. (NEASC) through its Commission on Institutions of Higher Education.  Inquiries regarding the accreditation status by the New England Association should be directed to the administrative staff of the institution.  Individuals may also contact: Commission on Institutions of Higher Education, New England Association of Schools and Colleges, 209 Burlington Road, Bedford, MA 01730-1433, 781.271.0022,

SIT Graduate Institute is a member of the Windham Higher Education Cooperative, a consortium of six higher education institutions with a presence in Windham County, Vermont. In addition to SIT, the cooperative includes Marlboro College, Landmark College, Vermont Technical College, Union Institute, and the Community College of Vermont. Learn more.

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"When I went on my job interview a few years ago, the interviewer told me that she put my resume on top of a large pile because she saw SIT on it. That’s the kind of reputation SIT has - and one that it deserves."

--Heather Satrom,
SIT Graduate Institute
Master's in Teaching alumna


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