School of Nursing College of Health and Human Services George Mason University

School of Nursing College of Health and Human Services George Mason University

Fairfax, VA
student ratio
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
February 1
fall application deadline
acceptance rate
4 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Certificate
      Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
      Master of Science in Nursing (MSN)
    • Nursing Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 56
    • Doctoral Degrees 24
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees 1
    • * 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
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported


51% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 193
    • Accepted 100
    • Acceptance Rate 51
    • Enrolled 70
  • 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 February 1st Not Reported Yes
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline November 1st Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's Degrees2 official transcripts; expanded goals statement; resume; BSN from accredited institution; minimum GPA of 3.0 in last 60 credits of undergraduate work; 2 letters of recommendation; completion of undergraduate statistics and graduate-level bivariate statistics; certification in professional CPR
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE, 2 official transcripts; expanded goals statement; resume; 3 recommendation letters; nursing license; at least 1 year of work experience as an RN; interview; writing sample; evidence of graduate-level course in applied statistics; master's in nursing with minimum GPA of 3.5
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees2 official transcripts; expanded goals statement; resume; master's degree from accredited institution or currently enrolled with minimum GPA of 3.0
    • 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, 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 Students265
    • Female Percentage91%
    • Male Percentage9%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students265
    • Part-time Percentage71%
    • Full-time Percentage29%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino5%
    • Black / African American19%
    • White / Caucasian54%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian11%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races3%
    • Unknown8%


  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty76
    • Full-time Percentage38%
    • Part-time Percentage62%
    • Female Percentage95%
    • Male Percentage5%


  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchResearch in health care, nursing science
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$58,466

Location & Contact

School of Nursing

College of Health and Human Services
George Mason University

4400 University Drive, MSN 3C4
Fairfax, VA 22030
United States

Carol Urban


Phone: 703-993-2991
Fax: 703-993-1949

Janice Lee-Beverly

Program Support

Phone: 703-993-1947
Fax: 703-993-1943

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