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

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

Fairfax, VA
location
Public
type
Suburban
setting
26%
74%
student ratio
224
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
March 15
fall application deadline
51%
acceptance rate
3 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Economics Graduate Certificate
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Arts (MA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 46
    • Doctoral Degrees 8
    • 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

51% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 289
    • Accepted 150
    • Acceptance Rate 51
    • Enrolled 70
  • 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

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • 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 Students224
    • Female Percentage26%
    • Male Percentage74%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students224
    • Part-time Percentage36%
    • Full-time Percentage64%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino7%
    • Black / African American1%
    • White / Caucasian66%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian3%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races3%
    • Unknown20%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty44
    • Full-time Percentage73%
    • Part-time Percentage27%
    • Female Percentage9%
    • Male Percentage91%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchNeuroeconomics, experimental economics (computer-based)
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$1,931,530

Location & Contact

Department of Economics

College of Humanities and Social Sciences
George Mason University

4400 University Drive, 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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