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George Mason University

School of Nursing

Fairfax , VA

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George Mason University

Overview

George Mason University / School of Nursing is located in Fairfax, VA, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Nurse educator
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Adult gerontology
(Certificate) Nursing education
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Adult/gerontological nurse practitioner
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Nursing administration
Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Family nurse practitioner
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Nursing
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Family nurse practitioner
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Psychiatric mental health
Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Nursing administration

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 39
Doctoral Degrees 28
Other Advanced Degrees 4

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis in clinical classes
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required for some

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

135
Applied
111
Accepted
58
Enrolled
82%

Applying

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

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline February 1st February 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements 2 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 Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements 2 official transcripts; expanded goals statement; resume; 2 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 degree in nursing with minimum GPA of 3.5
Additional Entrance Requirements 2 official transcripts; expanded goals statement; resume; master's degree from accredited institution or currently enrolled with minimum GPA of 3.0

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 570
TOEFL IBT score: 88
IELTS: Required IELTS Paper score: 6.5

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 Research Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

244
Total Graduate Students
3%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 6.56%
Black or African American 22.13%
White or Caucasian 47%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0%
Asian 17.62%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 1.64%
Unknown 1.64%

Gender

Male (10%)
Female (89%)

Faculty

68
Total faculty
Full-time - 21
Part-time - 47
Male (4)
Female (64)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Health care, nursing science
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
1,579,829

Location & Contact

Address 4400 University Drive, MSN 3C4
Fairfax, VA  22030
United States
Contact Carol Urban
Director
Email: curban@gmu.edu
Phone: 703-993-2991
Fax: 703-993-1949

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