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

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

Arlington, VA
location
Public
type
Suburban
setting
50%
50%
student ratio
1,237
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
Rolling
fall application deadline
69%
acceptance rate
10 Departments and Programs
departments and programs

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 501
    • Doctoral Degrees 26
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees 31
    • * 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

69% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 884
    • Accepted 618
    • Acceptance Rate 69
    • Enrolled 316
  • 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 *
    • 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 Students1237
    • Female Percentage50%
    • Male Percentage50%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students1237
    • Part-time Percentage68%
    • Full-time Percentage32%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino9%
    • Black / African American11%
    • White / Caucasian58%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian7%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races2%
    • Unknown13%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty135
    • Full-time Percentage64%
    • Part-time Percentage36%
    • 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$3,101,587

Location & Contact

School of Policy, Government, and International Affairs

George Mason University

3351 Fairfax Drive, MSN 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

Phone: 703-993-3183
Fax: 703-993-4876
Email: tmajor@gmu.edu


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