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Department of Geography and Geoinformation Science College of Science George Mason University

  • Fairfax, VA
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Suburban
    setting
  • 31%69%
    student ratio
  • 203
    total students
  • $9,080 | $25,010
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • April 15
    fall application deadline
  • 65%
    acceptance rate
  • 7 Degrees
    degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Earth System Science Master of Science (MS)
    • Geographic And Cartographic Sciences Master of Science (MS)
    • Earth Systems And Geoinformation Sciences Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Geographic Information Sciences Certificate
    • Remote Sensing And Image Processing Certificate
    • Geospatial Intelligence Certificate
    • Geoinformatics And Geospatial Intelligence Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 22
    • Doctoral Degrees 7
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees 38
    • * 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 Optional
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

65% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 114
    • Accepted 75
    • Acceptance Rate 65
    • Enrolled 46
  • 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 Not Reported Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline November 15th Not Reported Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE (waived for those who have earned a master's degree from U.S. institution), bachelor's degree with minimum GPA of 3.0; 2 copies of official transcripts; current resume; expanded goals statement; 3 letters of recommendation
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE (waived for those who have earned a master's degree from U.S. institution), bachelor's degree with minimum GPA of 3.0; 2 copies of official transcripts; 3 letters of recommendation; resume; expanded goals statement
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesGRE (waived for those who have earned a master's degree from U.S. institution), baccalaureate degree with minimum GPA of 3.0; 2 official copies of transcripts; expanded goals statement; 3 letters of recommendation; 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 *$9,080
    • Out-of-state tuition *$25,010
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year fees$2,610.00
    • Per-term feesNot Reported
    • One-time feeNot Reported
    • *Typical fees for this insitution 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 Students203
    • Female Percentage31%
    • Male Percentage69%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students203
    • Part-time Percentage73%
    • Full-time Percentage27%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino5%
    • Black / African American4%
    • White / Caucasian61%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native1%
    • Asian5%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races4%
    • Unknown20%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty42
    • Full-time Percentage81%
    • Part-time Percentage19%
    • Female Percentage17%
    • Male Percentage83%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchGlobal environment climate monitoring, gender and earth science, earth science education, remote sensing, planetary geology, hydrology, theoretical issues of geographic information data acquisition and processing
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$4,094,814

Location & Contact

Department of Geography and Geoinformation Science

College of Science
George Mason University

4400 University Drive
Fairfax, VA 22030
United States

Peggy Agouris

Chair

Phone: 703-993-9265
Fax: 703-993-9230
Email: pagouris@gmu.edu

Sheryl Luzzadder Beach

Associate Chair/Academic Programs Director

Phone: 703-993-1213
Fax: 703-993-9299
Email: slbeach@gmu.edu



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