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

  • Fairfax, VA
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Suburban
    setting
  • 67%33%
    student ratio
  • 197
    total students
  • $9,350 | $25,754
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • Not Reported
    fall application deadline
  • 14%
    acceptance rate
  • 5 Degrees
    degrees/awards offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Usability Certificate
    • School Psychology Certificate
    • Cognitive Neuroscience Certificate
    • Psychology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Arts (MA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 54
    • Doctoral Degrees 24
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees 6
    • * 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

14% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 823
    • Accepted 122
    • Acceptance Rate 14
    • Enrolled 57
  • 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 DegreesGRE (minimum score of 1000), 2 official transcripts; expanded goals statement; single goals statement; 15 undergraduate credits in concentration for which the applicant is applying
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE (minimum score of 1100), 3 letters of recommendation; resume; expanded goals statement; single goals statement; minimum GPA of 3.0 overall for last 60 undergraduate credits, 3.25 in psychology courses; 15 undergraduate credits in concentration for which the applicant is applying; 2 official transcripts
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesGRE, 2 official transcripts; expanded goals statement; 3 letters of recommendation
    • 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, Tuition Waivers, 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 Students197
    • Female Percentage67%
    • Male Percentage33%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students197
    • Part-time Percentage24%
    • Full-time Percentage76%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino10%
    • Black / African American3%
    • White / Caucasian72%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian4%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander1%
    • Two or more races2%
    • Unknown8%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty62
    • Full-time Percentage76%
    • Part-time Percentage24%
    • Female Percentage53%
    • Male Percentage47%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchApplied developmental psychology, biopsychology, clinical psychology, human factors/applied cognition psychology, industrial/organizational psychology, school psychology
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$4,988,527

Location & Contact

Department of Psychology

College of Humanities and Social Sciences
George Mason University

MSN 2D2 MSN 2D2
Fairfax, VA 22030
United States

Reeshad Dalal

Department Chair

Phone: 703-993-9487
Fax: 703-993-1359
Email: rdalal@gmu.edu

Cindy Koo

Graduate Program Coordinator

Phone: 703-993-1548
Fax: 703-993-1359
Email: ckoo2@gmu.edu



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