ISI Requirements

The ISI Program is highly competitive and offers admission for 40 individuals to study at the Mount. The Program is designed for rising juniors and seniors seeking a degree in security and intelligence, computer science, foreign policy and/or criminal justice, but is open to students in all majors, to graduate students and to non-degree seeking professionals.

  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 3.2
  • International students must have an F1 Visa to receive credits for the courses
  • Fluency in the English language*

Given that all the classes are taught in English, a high level of fluency in English is a prerequisite for the ISI Program.

Apply for ISI – 2016 Program Closed

The application window for the 2016 ISI Program has closed.

The application process requires:

    • Application form
    • Passport details
    • Official Academic Transcripts*
    • Letter of Academic Reference from home institution*

Student transcripts and reference letter must be received by the program by the end of the application window in order to be properly evaluated. Any materials not received will render the application incomplete.

Next steps

If admitted on the program, you will receive an offer email which will contain further instructions about how to complete payment, housing, travel and paperwork.

It is very important that you keep in mind that full and final acceptance on to the program is subject to the availability of space and the full payment of the program fee. To make sure you are definitely on the program you will need to:

  1. Confirm your acceptance of the offer and pay the accommodation fee.
  2. Complete the final paperwork and submit online.

Please note that lecture topics and speakers are subject to change until one week before the course begins.