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George Mason University

College of Science

Fairfax, VA

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George Mason University

Overview

George Mason University / College of Science is located in Fairfax, VA, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science (MS)
(Certificate)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Professional Master of Science (PSM)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 131
Doctoral Degrees 64
Other Advanced Degrees 112

Earning Your Degree

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

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE General Test
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

932
Applied
677
Accepted
337
Enrolled
73%

Applying

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

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE General Test
Master's Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0 in last 60 hours
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Minimum GPA of 3.0 in last 60 hours

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

Student Body

974
Total Graduate Students
47%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
52%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.95%
Black or African American 10.37%
White or Caucasian 49%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 12.01%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.1%
Two or more races 2.67%
Unknown 5.13%

Gender

Male (51%)
Female (48%)

Faculty

387
Total faculty
Full-time - 296
Part-time - 91
Male (262)
Female (125)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Space sciences and astrophysics, fluid dynamics, materials modeling and simulation, bioinformatics, global changes and statistics
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
33,396,709

Location & Contact

Address 4400 University Drive, MSN 5C3
Fairfax, VA  22030
United States
Contact Peggy Agouris
Dean
Email: pagouris@gmu.edu
Phone: 703-993-1362
Fax: 703-993-9614