Fairfax, VA
location
Public
type
Suburban
setting
78%
22%
student ratio
9
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
February 1
fall application deadline
28%
acceptance rate
1 Degree Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Graphic Design Master of Arts (MA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 4
    • 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? No
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Thesis Required and exhibition, publication, or portfolio
    • Doctoral Degrees Not reported
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

28% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 7
    • Accepted 2
    • Acceptance Rate 28
    • Enrolled 1
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $75
    • 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 February 1st February 1st Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's Degreesportfolio presentation; artist statement; recommendations; transcript
    • Doctoral's DegreesNot Reported
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 575 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 availableCareer or Field-Related Internships, Federal Work-Study, Financial Support for Part-time Students, Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students9
    • Female Percentage78%
    • Male Percentage22%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students9
    • Part-time Percentage78%
    • Full-time Percentage22%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino22%
    • Black / African American33%
    • White / Caucasian11%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian0%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races1%
    • Unknown or International Student33%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty47
    • Full-time Percentage45%
    • Part-time Percentage55%
    • Female Percentage47%
    • Male Percentage53%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchWeb design; publication design; motion graphics; information design; branding
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last yearNot Reported

Location & Contact

Program in Graphic Design

College of Visual and Performing Arts
George Mason University

4400 University Drive, MSN 1C3
Fairfax, VA 22030
United States

Don Starr

Director

Phone: 703-993-8642
Fax: 703-993-8798
Email: dstarr@gmu.edu

Nikki Brugnoli-Whipkey

Administrative Assistant for Graduate Study

Phone: 703-993-5792
Fax: 703-993-8798
Email: nbrugnol@gmu.edu


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