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George Mason University

Department of Bioengineering

Fairfax, VA

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Overview

George Mason University / Department of Bioengineering is located in Fairfax, VA, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degree Requirements

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

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

16
Applied
9
Accepted
5
Enrolled
56%

Applying

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

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline December 15th December 15th Yes
Spring deadline August 15th August 15th Yes

Entrance Requirements

Exam Details
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE General Test
Doctoral Degree Requirements Two copies of official transcripts; goals statement (1000 words maximum); three letters of recommendation; resume

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

20
Total Graduate Students
5%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
95%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5%
Black or African American 5%
White or Caucasian 20%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 10%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races Not Reported
Unknown 10%

Gender

Male (65%)
Female (35%)

Faculty

23
Total faculty
Full-time - 20
Part-time - 3
Male (13)
Female (10)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Biomedical imaging and devices; computational modeling and biomechanics; biomaterials and nano-medicine; neuroengineering and neuroscience
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
2,881,271

Location & Contact

Address 4400 University Drive, MSN 1G5
Fairfax, VA  22030
United States
Contact Brian L. Mark
Acting Chair
Email: bmark@gmu.edu
Phone: 703-993-4069
Fax: 703-993-1601