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George Mason University

Program in Information Technology

Fairfax, VA

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Overview

George Mason University / Program in Information Technology is located in Fairfax, VA, in a suburban setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Doctoral Degrees 13

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE
Comp Exam Required
Thesis Required
18 credits of courses beyond MS; qualifying exams

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

36
Applied
29
Accepted
18
Enrolled
81%

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
Doctoral Degree Requirements MS and BS in a related field; 2 official copies of transcripts; 3 letters of recommendation; resume; expanded goals statement

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

80
Total Graduate Students
56%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
43%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 8.75%
Black or African American 5%
White or Caucasian 27%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 11.25%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander Not Reported
Two or more races 2.5%
Unknown 3.75%

Gender

Male (72%)
Female (27%)

Faculty

96
Total faculty
Full-time - 76
Part-time - 20
Male (82)
Female (14)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Information security and assurance; digital forensics; information systems; software engineering; information sciences and technology
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year: 0

Location & Contact

Address 4400 University Drive, MSN 1G8
Fairfax, VA  22030
United States
Contact Stephen Nash
Senior Associate Dean
Email: snash@gmu.edu
Phone: 703-993-1505
Fax: 703-993-1633