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School of Public Policy George Mason University

  • Arlington, VA
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Suburban
    setting
  • 53%47%
    student ratio
  • 929
    total students
  • Not Reported
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition

Departments & Programs


Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Transportation Policy, Operations And Logistics Master of Arts (MA)
      Certificate
    • International Commerce And Policy Master of Arts (MA)
    • Peace Operations Master of Science (MS)
    • Culture And Values In Social Policy Certificate
    • Organization Development And Knowledge Management Master of Science (MS)
    • Public Policy Master of Public Policy (MPP) [international security]
      Master of Public Policy (MPP) [public policy]
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [public policy]
    • Health And Medical Policy Certificate [global medical policy]
      Master of Science (MS) [health and medical policy]
    • National Security And Public Policy Certificate
    • Global Trade Management Certificate
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 293
    • Doctoral Degrees 13
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees 9
    • * 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 Alternate accepted
    • Doctoral Degrees Required and Required
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

68% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 773
    • Accepted 530
    • Acceptance Rate 68
    • Enrolled 262
  • 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, Pearson Test of English

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *Not Reported
    • Out-of-state tuition *Not Reported
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year fees$2,610.00
    • Per-term feesNot Reported
    • One-time feeNot Reported
    • *Typical fees for this insitution 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 Students929
    • Female Percentage53%
    • Male Percentage47%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students929
    • Part-time Percentage68%
    • Full-time Percentage32%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino9%
    • Black / African American11%
    • White / Caucasian55%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian6%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races3%
    • Unknown16%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty79
    • Full-time Percentage63%
    • Part-time Percentage37%
    • Female Percentage30%
    • Male Percentage70%

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$2,242,896

Location & Contact

School of Public Policy

George Mason University

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

Dr. Edward Rhodes

Dean

Phone: 703-993-2280
Fax: 703-993-8215
Email: edrhodes@gmu.edu

Ms. Tennille Haegele

Director of Graduate Admissions, School of Public Policy

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



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