14
Students
Suburban setting
Suburban
Setting
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Overview

George Mason University / Higher Education Program is located in Fairfax, VA, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
(Certificate) Higher education administration
Master of Arts (MA) Higher education and student development

Degrees Awarded

Doctoral Degrees 3
Other Advanced Degrees 3

Earning Your Degree

Distance learning programs available? No
Terminal master's degree available? No

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Thesis Optional
Practicum
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Other Advanced Degrees Practicum

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

6
Applied
3
Accepted
3
Enrolled
50%

Applying

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

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline March 1st March 1st No
Spring deadline October 15th October 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Requirements Transcript, resume, writing sample, goals statement, 3 letters of recommendation
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Transcript, resume, writing sample, goals statement, 3 letters of recommendation
Additional Entrance Requirements Transcript, resume, writing sample, goals statement, 3 letters of recommendation
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 575
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 Scholarship and/or loans

Student Body

14
Total Graduate Students
92%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
7%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 7.14%
Black or African American 14.29%
White or Caucasian 57%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 7.14%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 14.29%

Gender

Male (50%)
Female (50%)

Faculty

5
Total faculty
Full-time (4)
Part-time (1)
Male (1)
Female (4)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Multicultural issues, leadership, assessment, scholarship of teaching and learning, learning analytics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
24,019

Location & Contact

Address 4400 University Drive, MSN 1B3
Fairfax, VA  22030
United States
Contact Jan Arminio
Director
Email: jarminio@gmu.edu
Phone: 703-993-2064
Fax: 703-993-2307