Department of Mathematical Sciences College of Science George Mason University

Department of Mathematical Sciences College of Science George Mason University

Fairfax, VA
location
Public
type
Suburban
setting
34%
66%
student ratio
74
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
April 15
fall application deadline
54%
acceptance rate
3 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Mathematics Certificate
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 8
    • Doctoral Degrees 5
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees 4
    • * 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

54% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 102
    • Accepted 56
    • Acceptance Rate 54
    • Enrolled 26
  • 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 1st Not Reported Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE, 3 letters of recommendation; official college transcripts; expanded goals statement; resume
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE (recommended), master's degree in math or undergraduate coursework with math preparation with minimum GPA of 3.0 in last 60 credits; 2 copies of official transcripts; 3 letters of recommendation; expanded goals statement
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees3 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, 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 Students74
    • Female Percentage34%
    • Male Percentage66%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students74
    • Part-time Percentage51%
    • Full-time Percentage49%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino8%
    • Black / African American3%
    • White / Caucasian50%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native3%
    • Asian16%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races3%
    • Unknown17%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty43
    • Full-time Percentage84%
    • Part-time Percentage16%
    • Female Percentage23%
    • Male Percentage77%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchNonlinear dynamics and topology, with an emphasis on global bifurcations and chaos; numerical and theoretical methods of dynamical systems
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$1,140,727

Location & Contact

Department of Mathematical Sciences

College of Science
George Mason University

4400 University Drive, MSN 3F2
Fairfax, VA 22030
United States

David Walnut

Chair

Phone: 703-993-1478
Fax: 703-993-1491
Email: dwalnut@gmu.edu

Rebecca Goldin

Graduate Coordinator

Phone: 703-993-1480
Fax: 703-993-1491
Email: rgoldin@gmu.edu


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