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School of Policy, Government, and International Affairs George Mason University

  • Arlington, VA
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Suburban
    setting
  • 51%49%
    student ratio
  • 910
    total students
  • $9,350 | $25,754
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition

Departments & Programs


Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Certificate
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Arts (MA)
      Master of Public Administration (MPA)
      Master of Public Policy (MPP)
      Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 272
    • Doctoral Degrees 20
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees 7
    • * 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? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

71% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 668
    • Accepted 476
    • Acceptance Rate 71
    • Enrolled 246
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $65
    • Application Fee - International $80
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE (for students seeking merit-based scholarships), minimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0, and resume, 2 letters of recommendation
    • Doctoral's DegreesGMAT or GRE General Test, resume, writing sample, master's degree, and goals statement, 2 letters of recommendation
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced Degreesminimum undergraduate GPA of 3.0, resume, and 2 letters of recommendation, goals statement
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 575 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 Students910
    • Female Percentage51%
    • Male Percentage49%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students910
    • Part-time Percentage70%
    • Full-time Percentage30%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino10%
    • Black / African American12%
    • White / Caucasian54%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian7%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races3%
    • Unknown14%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty84
    • Full-time Percentage61%
    • Part-time Percentage39%
    • Female Percentage31%
    • Male Percentage69%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchGovernance, regional and economic development, international commerce and policy, science and technology policy, entrepreneurship, culture and values
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$2,991,941

Location & Contact

School of Policy, Government, and International Affairs

George Mason University

3401 Fairfax Drive, MS 3B1
Arlington, VA 22201
United States

Mark Rozell

Acting Dean

Phone: 703-993-8171
Fax: 703-993-8215
Email: mrozell@gmu.edu

Travis Major

Director of Graduate Admissions, School of Public Policy

Phone: 703-993-1383
Email: tmajor@gmu.edu



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