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George Mason University

College of Education and Human Development

Fairfax, VA

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Overview

George Mason University / College of Education and Human Development is located in Fairfax, VA, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
(Certificate)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Education (M Ed)
Master of Science (MS)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 786
Doctoral Degrees 40
Other Advanced Degrees 250

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Final project, internship

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,321
Applied
1,077
Accepted
788
Enrolled
82%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
80
Application Fee - International
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline April 2nd April 2nd No
Spring deadline November 1st November 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam PRAXIS Core, GRE, or MAT (depending on program)
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0 in last 60 hours of course work, goals statement, interview or writing sample
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Appropriate master's degree, transcripts, resume, interview, 3 letters of recommendation, goals statement; 3 years of experience in educational, community, and human development settings (depending on program)

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 575
TOEFL IBT score: 88
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6.5

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

2,630
Total Graduate Students
3%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 8.4%
Black or African American 10.87%
White or Caucasian 63%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.34%
Asian 7.41%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.19%
Two or more races 2.17%
Unknown 3.38%

Gender

Male (19%)
Female (80%)

Faculty

333
Total faculty
Full-time - 122
Part-time - 211
Male (103)
Female (230)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Special education/human disabilities, mathematics/science/technology education, education leadership, school/community/agency/higher education, counseling and administration
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
9,131,515

Location & Contact

Address 4400 University Drive, MSN 4D1
Fairfax, VA  22030
United States
Contact Mark Ginsberg
Dean
Email: mginsber@gmu.edu
Phone: 703-993-2004
Fax: 703-993-2001

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