Program in Public Policy School of Policy, Government, and International Affairs George Mason University

Program in Public Policy School of Policy, Government, and International Affairs George Mason University

Arlington, VA
location
Public
type
Suburban
setting
46%
54%
student ratio
456
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
June 1
fall application deadline
65%
acceptance rate
2 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Public Policy Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Public Policy (MPP)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 164
    • Doctoral Degrees 22
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * 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

Admissions

65% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 308
    • Accepted 202
    • Acceptance Rate 65
    • Enrolled 87
  • 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 June 1st May 1st Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline December 1st November 1st Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE/GMAT (for students seeking merit-based scholarships), bachelor's degree with minimum GPA of 3.0, current resume, 2 letters of recommendation, and expanded goals statement, 2 copies of official transcripts
    • Doctoral's DegreesGMAT or GRE General Test, master's degree with minimum GPA of 3.0; current resume; expanded goals statement; 2 official copies of transcripts; writing sample
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • 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 Students456
    • Female Percentage46%
    • Male Percentage54%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students456
    • Part-time Percentage65%
    • Full-time Percentage35%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino9%
    • Black / African American14%
    • White / Caucasian53%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian8%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander1%
    • Two or more races4%
    • Unknown11%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty48
    • Full-time Percentage67%
    • Part-time Percentage33%
    • Female Percentage35%
    • Male Percentage65%

Location & Contact

Program in Public Policy

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

3351 Fairfax Drive, MSN 3B1
Arlington, VA 22201
United States

James Pfiffner

Director, Doctoral Program in Public Policy

Phone: 703-703-1417
Fax: 703-993-2284
Email: pfiffner@gmu.edu

Travis Major

Director of Graduate Admissions

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


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