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George Mason University

Department of Statistics

Fairfax, VA

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Overview

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

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Statistical science
Master of Science (MS) Biostatistics
Master of Science (MS) Statistical science
(Certificate) Statistics

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 14
Doctoral Degrees 1
Other Advanced Degrees 1

Earning Your Degree

Distance learning programs available? No

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE/GMAT
Thesis Optional
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
Qualifying exams

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

67
Applied
58
Accepted
26
Enrolled
87%

Applying

65
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
Master's Degree Exam GRE/GMAT
Master's Degree Requirements Bachelor's degree from accredited institution with minimum GPA of 3.0 in major that includes calculus, matrix algebra, calculus-based probability and statistics; personal goal statement; 2 official copies of transcripts; 3 letters of recommendation; resume; official bank statement; proof of financial support; photocopy of passport
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE
Doctoral Degree Requirements MS in math-intensive discipline with minimum GPA of 3.5, personal goals statement, 2 official copies of transcripts, 3 letters of recommendation, resume, official bank statement, proof of financial support, photocopy of passport
Additional Entrance Requirements Bachelor's degree with 2 courses in calculus and probability or statistics, personal goals statement, 2 official copies of transcripts, 1-3 letters of recommendation (depending on program), resume, official bank statement, proof of financial support, photocopy of passport

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL Paper score: 575
TOEFL IBT score: 80
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

82
Total Graduate Students
50%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
50%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.44%
Black or African American 6.1%
White or Caucasian 35%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 12.2%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 2.44%
Unknown 3.66%

Gender

Male (59%)
Female (40%)

Faculty

19
Total faculty
Full-time - 16
Part-time - 3
Male (16)
Female (3)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Data analytics; visualization; biostatistics; time series; statistical modeling
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
368,545

Location & Contact

Address 4400 University Drive, MSN 4A7
Fairfax, VA  22030
United States
Contact William F. Rosenberger
Chair
Email: wrosenbe@gmu.edu
Phone: 703-993-3645
Fax: 703-993-1700