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Program in Climate Dynamics College of Science George Mason University

  • Fairfax, VA
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Suburban
    setting
  • 48%52%
    student ratio
  • 21
    total students
  • $9,350 | $25,754
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • April 15
    fall application deadline
  • 70%
    acceptance rate
  • 1 Degree
    degrees/awards offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Atmospheric Sciences Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees 2
    • 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 Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

70% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 10
    • Accepted 7
    • Acceptance Rate 70
    • Enrolled 3
  • 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 April 15th February 1st Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline November 15th Not Reported Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesNot Reported
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE (waived for those who have earned a master's degree from U.S. institution), undergraduate degree with minimum GPA of 3.0; 2 copies of official transcripts; current resume; expanded goals statement; 3 letters of recommendation
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • 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 availableResearch Assitantships, 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 Students21
    • Female Percentage48%
    • Male Percentage52%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students21
    • Part-time Percentage10%
    • Full-time Percentage90%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino0%
    • Black / African American14%
    • White / Caucasian71%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown15%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty32
    • Full-time Percentage66%
    • Part-time Percentage34%
    • Female Percentage22%
    • Male Percentage78%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchModeling and diagnosis of large-scale behavior of the climate system, anthropogenic climate changes, El Nino, prediction of climate events, ocean change in Antarctic
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Program in Climate Dynamics

College of Science
George Mason University

4400 University Drive
Fairfax, VA 22030
United States

Paul Schopf

Chair

Phone: 703-993-3609
Fax: 703-993-3609
Email: pschopf@gmu.edu

Dr. Barry Klinger

Graduate Coordinator

Phone: 703-993-9227
Fax: 703-993-9300
Email: bklinger@gmu.edu



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