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George Mason University

Department of Nutrition and Food Studies

Fairfax, VA

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Overview

George Mason University / Department of Nutrition and Food Studies is located in Fairfax, VA.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS) Nutrition
(Certificate) Food security

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 19
Other Advanced Degrees 1

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? No
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Optional

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

29
Applied
26
Accepted
16
Enrolled
90%

Applying

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

Application Deadlines

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

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Resume, 2 letters of recommendation, expanded goal statement, college transcripts
Additional Entrance Requirements College transcripts, goals statement, 2 recommendation letters, resume

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 575
TOEFL IBT score: 88
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships

Student Body

54
Total Graduate Students
48%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
51%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 7.41%
Black or African American 12.96%
White or Caucasian 42%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 7.41%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 5.56%
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (9%)
Female (90%)

Faculty

11
Total faculty
Full-time - 6
Part-time - 5
Male (2)
Female (9)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Not reported
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
51,812

Location & Contact

Address 4400 University Drive, MSN 1F8
Fairfax, VA  22030
United States
Contact Lisa Pawloski
Chair
Email: lpawlosk@gmu.edu
Phone: 703-993-4628