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George Mason University

Department of Computational and Data Sciences

Fairfax, VA

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George Mason University

Overview

George Mason University / Department of Computational and Data Sciences is located in Fairfax, VA.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Computational social science
(Certificate) Computational social science
Master of Science (MS) Computational science
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Computational sciences and informatics
(Certificate) Data science

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 5
Doctoral Degrees 10
Other Advanced Degrees 2

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE general required for students with degrees outside US. TOEFL required for students with degrees outside US.
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE required for students with degrees outside US. TOEFL required for students with degrees outside US.
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

74
Applied
60
Accepted
20
Enrolled
81%

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE general required for students with degrees outside US. TOEFL required for students with degrees outside US.
Master's Degree Requirements GPA of at least 3.00 in their last 60 credits of undergraduate study. Applicants should have taken at least one course in differential equations. Applicant should have proficiency in using a high-level computer programming language.
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE required for students with degrees outside US. TOEFL required for students with degrees outside US.
Doctoral Degree Requirements GPA of at least 3.00 in their last 60 credits of undergraduate study. Applicants should have taken at least one course in differential equations. Applicants should have knowledge of a computer programming language such as C, C++, Fortran, Python, etc.
Additional Entrance Requirements GPA of at least 3.00 in their last 60 credits of undergraduate study. Applicants should have taken at least one course in differential equation. Applicants should have knowledge of a computer programming language such as C, C++, Fortran, Python, etc.

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

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

Student Body

110
Total Graduate Students
76%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
23%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.64%
Black or African American 11.82%
White or Caucasian 48%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 10.91%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 0.91%
Unknown 6.36%

Gender

Male (78%)
Female (21%)

Faculty

17
Total faculty
Full-time - 14
Part-time - 3
Male (14)
Female (3)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Computational social science; material science; computational science; image analysis; data science
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
262,807

Location & Contact

Address 4400 University Drive
Fairfax, VA  22030
United States
Contact Jason Kinser
Acting Chair
Email: jkinser@gmu.edu
Phone: 703-993-3785