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

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

Fairfax, VA
location
Public
type
Suburban
setting
69%
31%
student ratio
215
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
Not Reported
fall application deadline
14%
acceptance rate
6 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Applied Developmental Psychology Certificate
    • Industrial/Organizational Psychology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Arts (MA)
    • Cognitive And Behavioral Neuroscience Master of Arts (MA)
    • School Psychology Master of Arts (MA)
    • Human Factors/Applied Cognition Master of Arts (MA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 49
    • Doctoral Degrees 17
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees 10
    • * 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 833
    • Accepted 118
    • Acceptance Rate 14
    • 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 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 , 2 official transcripts; goals statement; 15 undergraduate credits in concentration for which the applicant is applying
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE, 3 letters of recommendation; resume; 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

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, 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 Students215
    • Female Percentage69%
    • Male Percentage31%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students215
    • Part-time Percentage22%
    • Full-time Percentage78%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino10%
    • Black / African American3%
    • White / Caucasian74%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian4%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races2%
    • Unknown7%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty56
    • Full-time Percentage77%
    • Part-time Percentage23%
    • Female Percentage54%
    • Male Percentage46%

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$5,223,246

Location & Contact

Department of Psychology

College of Humanities and Social Sciences
George Mason University

4400 University Drive, MSN 3F5
Fairfax, VA 22030
United States

Reeshad Dalal

Department Chair

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

Adam Winsler

Associate Chair of Graduate Studies

Phone: 703-993-1881
Fax: 703-993-1359
Email: awinsler@gmu.edu


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