School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution George Mason University

School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution George Mason University

Fairfax, VA
student ratio
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
May 1
fall application deadline
acceptance rate
6 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Conflict Analysis And Resolution Collaborative Leadership In Community Planning Certificate
    • World Religions, Diplomacy, And Conflict Resolution Certificate
    • Conflict Analysis And Resolution For Prevention, Reconstruction, And Stabilization Certificate
    • Conflict Analysis And Resolution Advanced Skills Certificate
    • Conflict Analysis And Resolution Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 70
    • Doctoral Degrees 9
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees 14
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Yes
    • Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
    • Distance learning programs available? Not reported
    • Terminal master's degree available? No
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Optional
    • Doctoral Degrees 1, Required, Required and oral defense of dissertation
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported


53% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 372
    • Accepted 200
    • Acceptance Rate 53
    • Enrolled 85
  • 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 May 1st Not Reported Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline October 1st Not Reported Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's Degrees2 official copies of transcripts; 3 letters of recommendation; expanded goals statement; resume; baccalaureate degree from accredited institution with minimum GPA of 3.0
    • Doctoral's Degreesbaccalaureate and master's degrees from regionally-accredited institution; minimum GPA of 3.0; 2 official copies of transcripts; expanded goals statement; 3 letters of recommendation; writing sample; resume
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced Degreesbaccalaureate degree from accredited institution with minimum GPA of 3.0; 2 official copies of transcripts; letter of intent; 2 letters of recommendation; resume
    • 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 Students300
    • Female Percentage57%
    • Male Percentage43%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students300
    • Part-time Percentage51%
    • Full-time Percentage49%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino6%
    • Black / African American16%
    • White / Caucasian50%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian5%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown23%


  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty43
    • Full-time Percentage53%
    • Part-time Percentage47%
    • Female Percentage42%
    • Male Percentage58%


  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchPreventive diplomacy, conflict/dispute resolution, peace/security, political violence, international terrorism
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$2,927,742

Location & Contact

School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution

George Mason University

Fairfax, VA 22030
United States

Kevin Avruch


Phone: 703-993-3607
Fax: 703-993-1302

Crystal Harris

Director of Graduate Admissions

Phone: 703-993-1300

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