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College of Science George Mason University

  • Fairfax, VA
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Suburban
    setting
  • 47%53%
    student ratio
  • 979
    total students
  • $9,350 | $25,754
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition

Departments & Programs


Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Graduate Certificate
      Advanced Certificate
      Certificate
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 163
    • Doctoral Degrees 54
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees 84
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
    • Distance learning programs available? Not reported
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

51% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 1,025
    • Accepted 532
    • Acceptance Rate 51
    • Enrolled 253
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $65
    • Application Fee - International $80
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • 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 General Test, minimum GPA of 3.0 in last 60 hours
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE General Test, minimum GPA of 3.0 in last 60 hours
    • 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 availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Scholarship and/or loans, health care benefits (for full-time research or teaching assistantship recipients)

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students979
    • Female Percentage47%
    • Male Percentage53%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students979
    • Part-time Percentage51%
    • Full-time Percentage49%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino6%
    • Black / African American10%
    • White / Caucasian54%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian11%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races2%
    • Unknown17%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty379
    • Full-time Percentage77%
    • Part-time Percentage23%
    • Female Percentage29%
    • Male Percentage71%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchSpace sciences and astrophysics, fluid dynamics, materials modeling and simulation, bioinformatics, global changes and statistics
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$26,023,256

Location & Contact

College of Science

George Mason University

4400 University Drive
Fairfax, VA 22030
United States

Peggy Agouris

Acting Dean

Phone: 703-993-9265
Fax: 703-993-9614
Email: pagouris@gmu.edu

Melissa Hayes

Graduate Programs Director

Phone: 703-993-3430
Fax: 703-993-9033
Email: mhayes5@gmu.edu



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