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Program in Neuroscience College of Science George Mason University

  • Fairfax, VA
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Suburban
    setting
  • 50%50%
    student ratio
  • 26
    total students
  • $9,350 | $25,754
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • April 15
    fall application deadline
  • 30%
    acceptance rate
  • 1 Degree
    degrees/awards offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Neuroscience Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees 3
    • 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

30% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 20
    • Accepted 6
    • Acceptance Rate 30
    • Enrolled 5
  • 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 Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesNot Reported
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE, bachelor's degree in related field with minimum GPA of 3.25; expanded goals statement; 2 copies of official transcripts; 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

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, Graduate Assistantships, health care benefits (for full-time research or teaching assistantship recipients)

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students26
    • Female Percentage50%
    • Male Percentage50%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students26
    • Part-time Percentage19%
    • Full-time Percentage81%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino5%
    • Black / African American0%
    • White / Caucasian59%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian18%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown18%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty28
    • Full-time Percentage96%
    • Part-time Percentage4%
    • Female Percentage29%
    • Male Percentage71%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchComplexity of the human brain; research in behavior, anatomy, physiology, biochemistry; computational modeling, informatics
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$101,075

Location & Contact

Program in Neuroscience

College of Science
George Mason University

MS 2A1
Fairfax, VA 22030
United States

James Olds

Director and Chief Academic Unit Officer

Phone: 703-993-4333
Fax: 703-993-4325
Email: jolds@gmu.edu

Kim (Avrama) Blackwell

Director of PhD Program

Phone: 703-993-4381
Fax: 703-993-4325
Email: avrama@gmu.edu



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