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Department of Economics College of Humanities and Social Sciences George Mason University

  • Fairfax, VA
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Suburban
    setting
  • 28%72%
    student ratio
  • 225
    total students
  • $9,350 | $25,754
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • March 15
    fall application deadline
  • 46%
    acceptance rate
  • 3 Degrees
    degrees/awards offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Economic Systems Design Graduate Certificate
    • Economics Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Arts (MA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 47
    • Doctoral Degrees 22
    • 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
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

46% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 346
    • Accepted 161
    • Acceptance Rate 46
    • Enrolled 74
  • 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 March 15th Not Reported Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE General Test , expanded goals statement; 2 letters of recommendation; undergraduate degree; intermediate microeconomics and macroeconomics; 1 semester of calculus
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, 2 letters of recommendation; expanded goals statement; undergraduate degree; intermediate microeconomics and macroeconomics; 1 year of calculus and statistics; 1 semester of matrix algebra and econometrics
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesGRE General Test, expanded goals statement; 2 letters of recommendation; undergraduate degree; intermediate microeconomics and macroeconomics; at least 1 semester of calculus
    • 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 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 Students225
    • Female Percentage28%
    • Male Percentage72%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students225
    • Part-time Percentage40%
    • Full-time Percentage60%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino5%
    • Black / African American1%
    • White / Caucasian64%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian4%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races2%
    • Unknown24%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty42
    • Full-time Percentage74%
    • Part-time Percentage26%
    • Female Percentage7%
    • Male Percentage93%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchNeuroeconomics, experimental economics (computer-based)
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$1,711,126

Location & Contact

Department of Economics

College of Humanities and Social Sciences
George Mason University

MSN 3G4 MSN 3G4
Fairfax, VA 22030
United States

Daniel Houser

Director/Professor/Chair

Phone: 703-993-4856
Fax: 703-993-4851
Email: dhouser@gmu.edu

Mary Jackson

Graduate Coordinator

Phone: 703-993-1135
Fax: 703-993-1133
Email: mjacksoq@gmu.edu



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