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George Mason University

Program in Climate Dynamics

Fairfax, VA

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George Mason University

Overview

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

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Doctoral Degrees 3

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE (verbal and quantitative)
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

19
Applied
17
Accepted
2
Enrolled
89%

Applying

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

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 31st December 31st Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE (verbal and quantitative)
Doctoral Degree Requirements Undergraduate degree with minimum GPA of 3.0; 2 copies of official transcripts; current resume; expanded goals statement; 3 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
Scholarship and/or loans
Graduate Assistantships

Student Body

18
Total Graduate Students
11%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
88%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.56%
Black or African American 5.56%
White or Caucasian 33%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 5.56%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown Not Reported

Gender

Male (55%)
Female (44%)

Faculty

27
Total faculty
Full-time - 22
Part-time - 5
Male (19)
Female (8)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Climate dynamics; climate predictability; atmospheric and ocean variability; atmospheric-land interactions; atmospheric-ocean interactions
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 4400 University Drive, MSN 2B3
Fairfax, VA  22030
United States
Contact Jagadish Shukla
Director
Email: jshukla@gmu.edu
Phone: 703-993-1983
Fax: 703-993-9300