School of Nursing College of Health and Human Services George Mason University

School of Nursing College of Health and Human Services George Mason University

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

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Nursing Education Certificate
    • Nursing Administration Certificate
    • Nursing Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 78
    • Doctoral Degrees 16
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees 3
    • * 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


55% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 182
    • Accepted 101
    • Acceptance Rate 55
    • Enrolled 71
  • 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 February 1st Not Reported Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline November 1st Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's Degrees2 official transcripts; expanded goals statement; resume; BSN from accredited institution; minimum GPA of 3.0 in last 60 credits of undergraduate work; 2 letters of recommendation; completion of undergraduate statistics and graduate-level bivariate statistics; certification in professional CPR
    • Doctoral's Degrees2 official transcripts; expanded goals statement; resume; 3 recommendation letters; nursing license; at least 1 year of work experience as an RN; interview; writing sample; evidence of graduate-level course in applied statistics; master's in nursing with minimum GPA of 3.5
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees2 official transcripts; expanded goals statement; resume; master's degree from accredited institution or currently enrolled with minimum GPA of 3.0
    • 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, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships, health care benefits (for full-time research or teaching assistantship recipients)

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students269
    • Female Percentage94%
    • Male Percentage6%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students269
    • Part-time Percentage70%
    • Full-time Percentage30%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino7%
    • Black / African American18%
    • White / Caucasian53%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native1%
    • Asian10%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races2%
    • Unknown9%


  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty77
    • Full-time Percentage43%
    • Part-time Percentage57%
    • Female Percentage96%
    • Male Percentage4%


  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchResearch in health care, nursing science
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$366,930

Location & Contact

School of Nursing

College of Health and Human Services
George Mason University

Fairfax, VA 22030
United States

Carol Urban

Acting Director

Phone: 703-993-2991
Fax: 703-993-3606

Janice Lee-Beverly

Program Support

Phone: 703-993-1947
Fax: 703-993-1943

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