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International Institute for Restorative Practices: Rankings, Courses, Admissions, Tuition Fee, Cost of Attendance & Scholarships

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International Institute of Restorative Practices or IIRP is a private institute of the USA offering higher education in the field of restorative practices. It is the first graduate institute in the world dedicated to restorative practices. The Middle States Commission on Higher Education, Philadelphia, accredits the IIRP to offering graduate and certificate courses to students from all around the world.


Type of InstitutePrivate
LocationBethlehem, Pennsylvania
Establishment Year2000
Total Enrollment (2017-18)222
Programs OfferedMasters, Certificate
Mode of ProgramOnline and On-Campus

Campus and Residence

IIRP Campus is located in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. The historic town is closely situated near New York City, Philadelphia, Amish Country and Bucks County.

  • IIRP campus offers graduate degree courses and certificate courses.
  • Most classrooms are located on the main campus.
  • IIRP Library and administrative office are located at a different address, very near to the main campus.

Although the on-campus residential facility is not available, the institute provides a list of accommodation options located close to the campus. Some of these lodgings provide discounts to IIRP students. Affordable food is available at restaurants near the institute.


IIRP offers a Master of Science in Restorative Practices and a few graduate certificate courses. It also offers continuing education programs.

  • Classes are conducted both online and offline (face to face).
  • Students completing a graduate certificate course at the International Institute of Restorative Practices are eligible to apply for the Master of Science Program.
  • Master of Science Degree requires a maximum of five years to complete.

Application Process

How to Apply: IIRP accepts applications all year round. However, students have to register for courses after admission. Registration for courses is available in fall (June 1), spring (October 1) and summer (March 1). Students have to apply through the student portal.

Application Fee: There is no application fee.

Admission Requirements:

  • A Bachelor's Degree.
  • Official academic transcripts with a minimum GPA of 3.0 out of 4.0 from accredited universities or equivalent undergraduate qualification for students who obtained their degrees from foreign nations. The NCAES evaluates the academic transcripts and credentials for international students. Institutions should send academic transcripts directly to IIRP via email or mail.
  • A letter or essay of 1-2 pages, describing the reason for seeking the course
  • Three letters of recommendation/reference
  • Resume
  • GRE test scores (optional)
  • Proof of English proficiency by submitting IELTS or TOEFL test scores

Cost of Attendance

IIRP offers an 8.35% discount on the full tuition fee to all admitted students. The tuition fee per course charged from enrolled students is 1,761 USD. Fee for graduate certificate courses is 7,044 USD and 17,610 USD for a Master of Science degree.

Following are the additional fees that students may have to pay:

  • Late Registration Fee: 25 USD
  • Course Withdrawal Fee: 50 USD
  • Interest-Free Payment Plan Start-Up Charge: 75 USD
  • Books/Supplies: 900 USD/year
  • Personal Expenses: 1,635 USD/year

Scholarships Offered

IIRP offers scholarships to students who are registered for the Master of Science course and who need financial support for living and studying in the USA.

Following are two of the scholarships available:

  • Impact Scholarship
    • Amount: Full tuition fee
    • Application: Students have to apply for the scholarship through the Student Portal. The deadline to apply is February 29, 2020. The scholarship will be awarded in April 2020.
  • Shawn Suzch Scholarship (Yearly scholarship)
    • Amount: 1000 USD
    • Application: Students have to apply through the Student Portal. The deadline for applying is April 30, 2020, and the scholarship will be awarded in June 2020.

Alumni Association Benefits

International Institute of Restorative Practises has an alumni association which offers the following benefits to its members:

  • Free training for trainers worth 1900 USD.
  • 15% discount for IIRP World Conferences.
  • Free transcripts
  • Invitations to alumni programs and gatherings
  • Professional support through job postings and networking
  • Subscription to the alumni magazine

Few notable alumni of IIRP are mentioned below:

  • Keisha Martinez - Music Therapist in Prisons, Juvenile Detentions Centers & Orphanages, Trinidad & Tobago
  • Kameelah Rashad - University of Pennsylvania Interfaith Fellow for Spirituality, Wellness and Social Justice, Nonprofit Founder & President, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Tom Albright – Pastor and Community Leader, Allentown, Pennsylvania
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International Institute for Restorative Practices Overview

Institution TypePrivate (Not for Profit)
Student Population98
Accreditation MSCHE
Average Cost of Attendance$17,610 / Year
Student : Faculty Ratio1 : 1

Admission & Dates

Early action Deadlines

November 01

Application Deadline

April 01

Application Results

Regular decision Deadlines

January 15

Application Deadline

April 01

Application Results

Attendance Cost


Attendance Cost

The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees

Tuition Fees
Post Graduate Program$17,610 / Year

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