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George Mason University

Program in Cultural Studies

Fairfax, VA

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George Mason University

Overview

George Mason University / Program in Cultural Studies is located in Fairfax, VA, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Doctoral Degrees 3

Earning Your Degree

Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Foreign language exams

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

25
Applied
12
Accepted
4
Enrolled
48%

Applying

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

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline January 15th January 15th No

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Expanded goals statement; 3 letters of recommendation from academic sources; writing sample; master's degree in relevant field; official transcripts

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 15
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

51
Total Graduate Students
37%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
62%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.92%
Black or African American 7.84%
White or Caucasian 58%
American Indian or Alaska Native 1.96%
Asian 5.88%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 5.88%
Unknown 9.8%

Gender

Male (35%)
Female (64%)

Faculty

11
Total faculty
Full-time - 11
Part-time - 0
Male (6)
Female (5)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Early modern cultural studies, Shakespeare and film, feminism, Michel Foucault, science and technology studies
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 4400 University Drive, MSN 5E4
Fairfax, VA  22030
United States
Contact Denise Albanese
Director
Email: dalbanes@gmu.edu
Phone: 703-993-2869
Fax: 703-993-2852