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Department of Public and International Affairs College of Humanities and Social Sciences George Mason University

  • Fairfax, VA
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Suburban
    setting
  • 55%45%
    student ratio
  • 455
    total students
  • $9,350 | $25,754
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • Not Reported
    fall application deadline
  • 67%
    acceptance rate
  • 11 Degrees
    degrees/awards offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Administration Of Justice Certificate
    • Critical Analysis And Strategic Response To Terrorism Certificate
    • Nonprofit Management Certificate
    • Association Management Certificate
    • Emergency Management And Homeland Security Certificate
    • Public Management Certificate
    • Biodefense Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Political Science Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Arts (MA)
    • Public Administration Master of Public Administration (MPA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 136
    • Doctoral Degrees 3
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees 8
    • * 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 Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

67% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 415
    • Accepted 281
    • Acceptance Rate 67
    • Enrolled 144
  • 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, GMAT or LSAT (for MPA); GRE (for MS in biodefense and MA in political science), expanded goals statement; 3 letters of recommendation; official transcripts; resume (for MPA); writing sample (for MS, MA)
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE (taken within the last 5 years), 3 letters of recommendation; expanded goals statement; resume; official transcript; writing sample
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesGRE, GMAT or LSAT, expanded goals statement; 3 letters of recommendation; official transcripts; resume
    • 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 Students455
    • Female Percentage55%
    • Male Percentage45%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students455
    • Part-time Percentage62%
    • Full-time Percentage38%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino8%
    • Black / African American8%
    • White / Caucasian64%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian5%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races3%
    • Unknown12%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty74
    • Full-time Percentage53%
    • Part-time Percentage47%
    • Female Percentage27%
    • Male Percentage73%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchThe Rehnquist Court and economic liberties; intersection of economic development with high-tech industry, telecommunications, and entrepreneurism; political economy of development; violence, terrorism and U.S. foreign policy; international security issues
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$503,888

Location & Contact

Department of Public and International Affairs

College of Humanities and Social Sciences
George Mason University

MSN 3F4 MSN 3F4
Fairfax, VA 22030
United States

Dr. Priscilla Regan

Chair

Phone: 703-993-1419
Fax: 703-993-1399
Email: pregan@gmu.edu

Peg Koback

Education Support Specialist

Phone: 703-993-3707
Fax: 703-993-1399
Email: mkoback@gmu.edu



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