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

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

Fairfax, VA
location
Public
type
Suburban
setting
65%
35%
student ratio
77
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
March 1
fall application deadline
44%
acceptance rate
3 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Communication Certificate
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Arts (MA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 13
    • Doctoral Degrees 3
    • 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

44% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 119
    • Accepted 53
    • Acceptance Rate 44
    • Enrolled 31
  • 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 1st Not Reported Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE , expanded goals statement; 3 letters of recommendation; resume; official transcripts
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE, 3 letters of recommendation; expanded goals statement; resume; official transcript; writing sampler
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesGRE, expanded goals statement, resume, and 2 letters of recommendation, official transcripts
    • 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, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships, health care benefits (for full-time research or teaching assistantship recipients)

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students77
    • Female Percentage65%
    • Male Percentage35%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students77
    • Part-time Percentage43%
    • Full-time Percentage57%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino6%
    • Black / African American8%
    • White / Caucasian69%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian3%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races3%
    • Unknown11%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty79
    • Full-time Percentage52%
    • Part-time Percentage48%
    • Female Percentage43%
    • Male Percentage57%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchTheoretical and multi-methodological promotion, disease prevention, quality of care, risk assessment, crisis management, consumer/provider relationships, health campaigns, communication policy
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$1,352,227

Location & Contact

Department of Communication

College of Humanities and Social Sciences
George Mason University

4400 University Drive, MSN 3D6
Fairfax, VA 22030
United States

Dr. Anne Nicotera

Chair

Phone: 703-993-8296
Fax: 703-993-1096
Email: anicoter@gmu.edu

Brittany Sanders

Graduate Programs Coordinator

Phone: 703-993-1090
Fax: 703-993-1096
Email: bsander7@gmu.edu


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