Department of Geography and Geoinformation Science College of Science George Mason University

Department of Geography and Geoinformation Science College of Science George Mason University

Fairfax, VA
location
Public
type
Suburban
setting
35%
65%
student ratio
183
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
April 15
fall application deadline
55%
acceptance rate
5 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Geography And Geoinformation Science Certificate
    • Earth Systems And Geoinformation Sciences Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Geoinformatics And Geospatial Intelligence Master of Science (MS)
    • Geographic And Cartographic Sciences Master of Science (MS)
    • Earth System Science Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 17
    • Doctoral Degrees 10
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees 15
    • * 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
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

55% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 114
    • Accepted 63
    • Acceptance Rate 55
    • Enrolled 34
  • 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 Not Reported Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline November 15th Not Reported Yes
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE (waived for those who have earned a master's degree from U.S. institution), bachelor's degree with minimum GPA of 3.0; 2 copies of official transcripts; current resume; expanded goals statement; 3 letters of recommendation
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE (waived for those who have earned a master's degree from U.S. institution), bachelor's degree with minimum GPA of 3.0; 2 copies of official transcripts; 3 letters of recommendation; resume; expanded goals statement
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesGRE (waived for those who have earned a master's degree from U.S. institution), baccalaureate degree with minimum GPA of 3.0; 2 official copies of transcripts; expanded goals statement; 3 letters of recommendation; resume
    • 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 availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships, 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 Students183
    • Female Percentage35%
    • Male Percentage65%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students183
    • Part-time Percentage70%
    • Full-time Percentage30%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino5%
    • Black / African American6%
    • White / Caucasian59%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native1%
    • Asian6%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races3%
    • Unknown20%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty24
    • Full-time Percentage71%
    • Part-time Percentage29%
    • Female Percentage17%
    • Male Percentage83%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchGlobal environment climate monitoring, gender and earth science, earth science education, remote sensing, planetary geology, hydrology, theoretical issues of geographic information data acquisition and processing
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$2,197,688

Location & Contact

Department of Geography and Geoinformation Science

College of Science
George Mason University

4400 University Drive, MSN 6C3
Fairfax, VA 22030
United States

Anthony Stefanidis

Acting Chair

Phone: 703-993-9237
Fax: 703-993-9230
Email: astefani@gmu.edu

Department of Geography and Geoinformation Sciences

Phone: 703-993-1210
Fax: 703-993-9299


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