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Program in Forensic Science College of Science George Mason University

  • Fairfax, VA
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Suburban
    setting
  • 71%29%
    student ratio
  • 82
    total students
  • $9,350 | $25,754
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • April 15
    fall application deadline
  • 59%
    acceptance rate
  • 2 Degrees
    degrees/awards offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Forensic Sciences Graduate Certificate
      Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 27
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees 8
    • * 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 Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

59% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 57
    • Accepted 34
    • Acceptance Rate 59
    • Enrolled 19
  • 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 DegreesBA/BS in related field with minimum GPA of 3.0; 3 letters of recommendation; 2 copies of official transcripts; current resume; expanded goals statement
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesBA/BS with minimum GPA of 3.0; 2 copies of official transcripts; current 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 *$9,350
    • 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 availableTeaching Assistantships, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students82
    • Female Percentage71%
    • Male Percentage29%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students82
    • Part-time Percentage65%
    • Full-time Percentage35%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino8%
    • Black / African American20%
    • White / Caucasian42%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian11%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races9%
    • Unknown10%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty10
    • Full-time Percentage50%
    • Part-time Percentage50%
    • Female Percentage50%
    • Male Percentage50%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchForensic laboratory tests, criminal procedures, forensic chemistry and biology
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Program in Forensic Science

College of Science
George Mason University

4400 University Drive
Fairfax, VA 22030
United States

William Whildin

Director

Phone: 703-993-5059
Fax: 703-993-1993
Email: wwhildin@gmu.edu

Emily Rancourt

Graduate Program Coordinator

Phone: 703-993-5234
Fax: 703-993-1993
Email: erancour@gmu.edu



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