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George Mason University

College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Fairfax, VA

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Overview

George Mason University / College of Humanities and Social Sciences is located in Fairfax, VA.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Arts (MA)
(Certificate)
Master of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies (MAIS)
Master of Fine Arts (MFA)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 338
Doctoral Degrees 74
Other Advanced Degrees 38

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

1,757
Applied
901
Accepted
381
Enrolled
51%

Applying

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

Entrance Requirements

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
Teaching Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

1,342
Total Graduate Students
50%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
49%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 7.08%
Black or African American 5.74%
White or Caucasian 67%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.52%
Asian 4.62%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.3%
Two or more races 2.31%
Unknown 4.4%

Gender

Male (39%)
Female (60%)

Faculty

613
Total faculty
Full-time - 375
Part-time - 238
Male (313)
Female (300)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Communication, economics, English, global affairs, global Islamic studies, higher education, history and art history, philosophy, psychology, religious studies, public and international affairs
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
16,840,726

Location & Contact

Address 4400 University Drive, MSN 3A3
Fairfax, VA  22030
United States
Contact Deborah A. Boehm-Davis
Dean
Email: dbdavis@gmu.edu
Phone: 703-993-8715
Fax: 703-993-8714