School of Systems Biology George Mason University

School of Systems Biology George Mason University

Manassas, VA
location
Public
type
Suburban
setting
50%
50%
student ratio
196
total students
Tuition Cost Not Reported
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
Not Reported
fall application deadline
79%
acceptance rate
8 Degrees Offered
degrees offered

Degrees & Awards

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Bioinformatics And Computational Biology Certificate [Bioinformatics]
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) [Bioinformatics]
      Master of Science (MS) [Bioinformatics]
    • Personalized Medicine Certificate
    • Biosciences Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Bioinformatics Management Master of Science (MS) [Bioinformatics]
      Professional Master of Science (PSM) [Bioinformatics]
    • Biology Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 27
    • Doctoral Degrees 8
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees 4
    • * 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 Comp Exam Required for some and research project or thesis
    • Doctoral Degrees Comp Exam Required and Thesis Required
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

79% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 141
    • Accepted 112
    • Acceptance Rate 79
    • Enrolled 64
  • 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 Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE, resume; 3 letters of recommendation; expanded goals statement; 2 copies of official transcripts; bachelor's degree in related field with minimum GPA of 3.0 in last 60 hours
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE, self-assessment form; resume; 3 letters of recommendation; expanded goals statement; 2 copies of official transcripts; bachelor's degree in related field with minimum GPA of 3.0 in last 60 hours
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced Degreesresume; 2 copies of official transcripts
    • 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 availableFellowships, Research Assistantships, 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 Students196
    • Female Percentage50%
    • Male Percentage50%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students196
    • Part-time Percentage45%
    • Full-time Percentage55%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino7%
    • Black / African American3%
    • White / Caucasian45%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian18%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races4%
    • Unknown or International Student23%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty14
    • Full-time Percentage86%
    • Part-time Percentage14%
    • Female Percentage29%
    • Male Percentage71%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchFunctional genomics of chronic human diseases, ecology of vector-borne infectious diseases, neurogenetics, molecular biology, computational modeling, proteomics, chronic metabolic diseases, nanotechnology
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$766,416

Location & Contact

School of Systems Biology

George Mason University

10900 George Mason Drive, MSN 5B3
Manassas, VA 22030
United States

Dr. Iosif Vaisman

Director

Phone: 703-993-8431
Fax: 703-993-8976
Email: ivaisman@gmu.edu

Diane St. Germain

Graduate Student Services Coordinator

Phone: 703-993-4263
Fax: 703-993-8976
Email: dstgerma@gmu.edu


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