School of Systems Biology College of Science George Mason University

School of Systems Biology College of Science George Mason University

Manassas, VA
location
Public
type
Suburban
setting
53%
47%
student ratio
145
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
Not Reported
fall application deadline
42%
acceptance rate
5 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Advanced Certificate
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Biology Master of Science (MS) [microbiology and infectious diseases]
      Master of Science (MS) [molecular biology]
    • Bioinformatics And Computational Biology Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 20
    • Doctoral Degrees 9
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees 1
    • * 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 Research project or thesis
    • Doctoral Degrees Required and Required
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

42% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 173
    • Accepted 73
    • Acceptance Rate 42
    • Enrolled 31
  • 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 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, resume; 3 letters of recommendation; expanded goals statement; 2 copies of official transcripts; bachelor's degree in related field with minimum GPA of 3.0 in last 60 hours
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE, self-assessment form; resume; 3 letters of recommendation; expanded goals statement; 2 copies of official transcripts; bachelor's degree in related field with minimum GPA of 3.0 in last 60 hours
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced Degreesresume; 2 copies of official transcripts
    • 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, 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 Students145
    • Female Percentage53%
    • Male Percentage47%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students145
    • Part-time Percentage48%
    • Full-time Percentage52%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino6%
    • Black / African American3%
    • White / Caucasian52%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native2%
    • Asian22%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander1%
    • Two or more races1%
    • Unknown13%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty9
    • Full-time Percentage89%
    • Part-time Percentage11%
    • Female Percentage11%
    • Male Percentage89%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchFunctional genomics of chronic human diseases, ecology of vector-borne infectious diseases, neurogenetics, molecular biology, computational modeling, proteomics, chronic metabolic diseases, nanotechnology
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$696,868

Location & Contact

School of Systems Biology

College of Science
George Mason University

10900 George Mason Drive, MSN 5B3
Manassas, VA 20109
United States

Dr. James Willett

Director

Phone: 703-993-8311
Fax: 703-993-8976
Email: jwillett@gmu.edu

Diane St. Germain

Graduate Student Services Coordinator

Phone: 703-993-4263
Fax: 703-993-8976
Email: dstgerma@gmu.edu


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