Department of Social Work College of Health and Human Services George Mason University

Department of Social Work College of Health and Human Services George Mason University

Fairfax, VA
location
Public
type
Suburban
setting
88%
12%
student ratio
190
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
January 15
fall application deadline
79%
acceptance rate
1 Degree Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Social Work Master of Social Work (MSW)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 77
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • 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 Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

79% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 273
    • Accepted 218
    • Acceptance Rate 79
    • Enrolled 100
  • 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 January 15th Not Reported Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's Degrees2 official transcripts; expanded goals statement; resume; bachelor's degree with minimum GPA of 3.0; 30 undergraduate credits in liberal arts with English composition, history or government, social sciences and statistics; 3 letters of recommendation
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • 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 availableResearch Assitantships, Career or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Scholarship and/or loans, Graduate Assistantships, health care benefits (for full-time research or teaching assistantship recipients)

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students190
    • Female Percentage88%
    • Male Percentage12%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students190
    • Part-time Percentage13%
    • Full-time Percentage87%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino12%
    • Black / African American14%
    • White / Caucasian56%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native1%
    • Asian7%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander1%
    • Two or more races1%
    • Unknown8%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty56
    • Full-time Percentage27%
    • Part-time Percentage73%
    • Female Percentage86%
    • Male Percentage14%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchSocial work methods, child welfare, social work ethics, field education, supervision
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$41,453

Location & Contact

Department of Social Work

College of Health and Human Services
George Mason University

4400 University Drive, MSN 1F8
Fairfax, VA 22030
United States

Cathleen Lewandowski

Department Chair

Phone: 703-993-7017
Fax: 703-993-2193
Email: clewando@gmu.edu

Vannary Khov

Administrative Program Specialist

Phone: 703-993-2030
Fax: 703-993-2193
Email: vkhov@gmu.edu


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