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College of Humanities and Social Sciences George Mason University

  • Fairfax, VA
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Suburban
    setting
  • 58%42%
    student ratio
  • 1,972
    total students
  • $9,080 | $25,010
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition

Departments & Programs


Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Master of Science (MS)
      Certificate
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Graduate Certificate
      Master of Fine Arts (MFA)
      Master of Public Administration (MPA)
      Doctor of Arts in Education (DA Ed)
      Master of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies (MAIS)
      Master of Arts (MA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 518
    • Doctoral Degrees 57
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees 32
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
    • Distance learning programs available? Not reported
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees Required
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

42% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 2,636
    • Accepted 1,111
    • Acceptance Rate 42
    • Enrolled 527
  • 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 Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesNot Reported
    • 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 *$9,080
    • Out-of-state tuition *$25,010
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year fees$2,610.00
    • Per-term feesNot Reported
    • One-time feeNot Reported
    • *Typical fees for this insitution 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 availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships, health care benefits (for full-time research or teaching assistantship recipients)

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students1972
    • Female Percentage58%
    • Male Percentage42%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students1972
    • Part-time Percentage58%
    • Full-time Percentage42%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino6%
    • Black / African American6%
    • White / Caucasian66%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian4%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races2%
    • Unknown16%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty680
    • Full-time Percentage61%
    • Part-time Percentage39%
    • Female Percentage47%
    • Male Percentage53%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchTheoretical and applied knowledge on local, national, and global levels
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$18,696,080

Location & Contact

College of Humanities and Social Sciences

George Mason University

MSN 3A3
Fairfax, VA 22030
United States

Jack Censer

Dean

Phone: 703-993-8715
Fax: 703-993-8714
Email: jcenser@gmu.edu

Laura Layland

Graduate Admissions Assistant

Phone: 703-993-2409
Email: llayland@gmu.edu



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