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George Mason University

Department of Social Work

Fairfax, VA

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Overview

George Mason University / Department of Social Work is located in Fairfax, VA.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Social Work (MSW)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 54

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees 1,050 hours of field practicum

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

295
Applied
244
Accepted
114
Enrolled
83%

Applying

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

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th January 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0; personal statement; resume; references/recommendations; experience in human services; prerequisites in statistics, history/government, social sciences, and English composition

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 570
TOEFL IBT score: 88
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 7

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
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

215
Total Graduate Students
17%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
82%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 17.21%
Black or African American 20%
White or Caucasian 53%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 5.58%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 1.86%
Unknown 0.93%

Gender

Male (11%)
Female (88%)

Faculty

56
Total faculty
Full-time - 15
Part-time - 41
Male (11)
Female (45)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Behavioral health; older adults/gerontology; child welfare; immigration; human rights
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
104,084

Location & Contact

Address 4400 University Drive, MSN 1F8
Fairfax, VA  22030
United States
Contact Michael Wolf-Branigin
Chair
Email: mwolfbra@gmu.edu
Phone: 703-993-4229
Fax: 703-994-2193