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George Mason University

Program in History

Fairfax, VA

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George Mason University

Overview

George Mason University / Program in History is located in Fairfax, VA.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Arts (MA) History
(Certificate) Digital public humanities
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) History

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 36
Doctoral Degrees 8

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Alternate accepted
Translation language exam
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Other Advanced Degrees Comp Exam Required
Thesis Alternate accepted
Internship in applied history

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

136
Applied
102
Accepted
50
Enrolled
75%

Applying

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

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Requirements Goals statement, writing sample, letters of recommendation
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements Goals statement, writing sample, letters of recommendation

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 1
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

160
Total Graduate Students
64%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
35%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.38%
Black or African American 0.63%
White or Caucasian 85%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.63%
Asian 1.25%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 1.25%
Two or more races 1.88%
Unknown 4.38%

Gender

Male (55%)
Female (45%)

Faculty

60
Total faculty
Full-time - 44
Part-time - 16
Male (35)
Female (25)

Research

Focus of faculty research: U.S. history, digital history, global history, colonial U.S. history, European history
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 4400 University Drive, MSN 3G1
Fairfax, VA  22030
United States
Contact Brian Platt
Chair
Email: bplatt1@gmu.edu
Phone: 703-993-1253
Fax: 703-993-1251