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Department of Sociology and Anthropology College of Humanities and Social Sciences George Mason University

  • Fairfax, VA
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Suburban
    setting
  • 67%33%
    student ratio
  • 99
    total students
  • $9,350 | $25,754
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • Not Reported
    fall application deadline
  • 48%
    acceptance rate
  • 3 Degrees
    degrees/awards offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Sociology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Arts (MA)
    • Anthropology Master of Arts (MA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 12
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • 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

48% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 82
    • Accepted 40
    • Acceptance Rate 48
    • Enrolled 21
  • 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 Degreesofficial transcript; expanded goals statement; 3 letters of recommendation; writing sample, resume; 3 credits in undergraduate sociology theory, statistics and research methods (for sociology); 3 credits of sociocultural anthropology (for anthropology)
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, expanded goals statement; 3 letters of recommendation; writing sample; official transcript
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 570 paper based, TOEFL iBT, IELTS required, IELTS paper based

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *$9,350
    • Out-of-state tuition *$25,754
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *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 availableResearch 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 Students99
    • Female Percentage67%
    • Male Percentage33%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students99
    • Part-time Percentage49%
    • Full-time Percentage51%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino6%
    • Black / African American10%
    • White / Caucasian58%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian3%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races1%
    • Unknown22%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty31
    • Full-time Percentage84%
    • Part-time Percentage16%
    • Female Percentage48%
    • Male Percentage52%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchAfrica, American teenagers, black entrepreneurs, human rights, gambling
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$485,602

Location & Contact

Department of Sociology and Anthropology

College of Humanities and Social Sciences
George Mason University

MSN 3G5
Fairfax, VA 22030
United States

Dr. Lester Kurtz

Interim Chair

Phone: 703-993-1425
Fax: 703-993-1446
Email: lkurtz@gmu.edu

Amy Best

Associate Professor/Graduate Coordinator

Phone: 703-993-1426
Fax: 703-993-1446
Email: abest@gmu.edu



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