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Department of Social Work College of Health and Human Services George Mason University

  • Fairfax, VA
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Suburban
    setting
  • 88%12%
    student ratio
  • 176
    total students
  • $9,350 | $25,754
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • January 15
    fall application deadline
  • 52%
    acceptance rate
  • 1 Degree
    degrees/awards offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Social Work Master of Social Work (MSW)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 79
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Not reported
    • Evening/weekend programs available? Not reported
    • Distance learning programs available? Not reported
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

52% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 292
    • Accepted 153
    • Acceptance Rate 52
    • Enrolled 75
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $65
    • Application Fee - International $80
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Not Reported
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline January 15th Not Reported Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's Degrees2 official transcripts; expanded goals statement; resume; bachelor's degree with minimum GPA of 3.0; 30 undergraduate credits in liberal arts with English composition; history or government, social sciences and statistics; 3 letters of recommendation
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 570 paper based, TOEFL iBT, IELTS required, IELTS paper based, Pearson Test of English

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *$9,350
    • Out-of-state tuition *$25,754
    • International student tuition$25,754
    • *Typical tuition for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year fees$2,688.00
    • Per-term feesNot Reported
    • One-time feeNot Reported
    • *Typical fees for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMarch 1
    • Types of financial support availableResearch Assitantships, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships, health care benefits (for full-time research or teaching assistantship recipients)

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students176
    • Female Percentage88%
    • Male Percentage12%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students176
    • Part-time Percentage21%
    • Full-time Percentage79%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino10%
    • Black / African American13%
    • White / Caucasian59%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian6%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander1%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown11%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty46
    • Full-time Percentage33%
    • Part-time Percentage67%
    • Female Percentage80%
    • Male Percentage20%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchSocial work methods, child welfare, social work ethics, field education, supervision
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$15,361

Location & Contact

Department of Social Work

College of Health and Human Services
George Mason University

MSN 1FB MSN 1FB
Fairfax, VA 22030
United States

Mike Wolf-Branigin

Interim Department Chair

Phone: 703-993-4229
Fax: 703-993-2193
Email: mwolfbra@gmu.edu

Raleigh Contreras

Administrative Support Specialist

Phone: 703-993-4247
Fax: 703-993-2193
Email: rcontre2@gmu.edu



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