Program in Climate Dynamics College of Science George Mason University

Program in Climate Dynamics College of Science George Mason University

Fairfax, VA
location
Public
type
Suburban
setting
46%
54%
student ratio
24
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
April 15
fall application deadline
30%
acceptance rate
1 Degree Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Atmospheric Sciences Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees Not reported
    • Doctoral Degrees 1
    • 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
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

30% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 26
    • Accepted 8
    • Acceptance Rate 30
    • Enrolled 5
  • 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 April 15th February 1st Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline November 15th Not Reported Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesNot Reported
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE (waived for those who have earned a master's degree from U.S. institution), undergraduate degree with minimum GPA of 3.0; 2 copies of official transcripts; current resume; expanded goals statement; 3 letters of recommendation
    • 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, 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 Students24
    • Female Percentage46%
    • Male Percentage54%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students24
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Full-time Percentage100%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino0%
    • Black / African American9%
    • White / Caucasian73%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian9%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races0%
    • Unknown9%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty33
    • Full-time Percentage73%
    • Part-time Percentage27%
    • Female Percentage21%
    • Male Percentage79%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchModeling and diagnosis of large-scale behavior of the climate system, anthropogenic climate changes, El Nino, prediction of climate events, ocean change in Antarctic
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Program in Climate Dynamics

College of Science
George Mason University

4400 University Drive, MSN 2B3
Fairfax, VA 22030
United States

Paul Schopf

Chair

Phone: 703-993-3609
Fax: 703-993-3609
Email: pschopf@gmu.edu

Dr. Barry Klinger

Graduate Coordinator

Phone: 703-993-9227
Fax: 703-993-9300
Email: bklinger@gmu.edu


Graduate Schools you might like...

Forgot Your Password?

To reset your password, simply enter your email address in the field below and click the Reset Password button. You will receive an email with a link and instructions to reset your password.

Check your email.

Please check your email and click on the link provided in the message to reset your password.