Graduate Programs Summary at George Mason University

George Mason University is a Public, 4 or more years school located in Fairfax, Virginia. It offers graduate degrees as well as undergraduate degrees. For academic year 2019-2020 the graduate school tuition & fees are $15,648 for Virginia residents and $36,960 for other students in average.

George Mason University offers 190 graduate programs: 88 Master's, 41 Doctorate, 61 Post-Bachelor's programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning. 2,894 students have been conferred Master's degree and 435 students have received Doctorate degree last year.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
George Mason University
School NameGeorge Mason University
TypePublic, 4 or more years
Address4400 University Dr, Fairfax, VA
Graduate School Students11,124
Tuition & Fees (2019-2020)In-State$15,648
Out-of-State$36,960
Student to Faculty17:1 (5.88%)

2020 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees

Next table and chart describe 2019-2020 graduate tuition & fees at George Mason University with tuition changes over last 5 years. Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. For Virginia resident, the tuition & fees are $15,648 and $36,960 for non-Virginia resident. The average room & board cost is $11,946 and the total cost of attendance is $53,562 when a student pays out-of-state tuition rate and living on-campus facilities such as dormitory. The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $630 for Virginia resident and $1,488 for out-out-state students.
2020 COATuition Trends
Graduate School 2020 Tuition & Costs - George Mason University
In-StateOut-of-State
Tuition$12,144$33,456
Fees$3,504$3,504
Cost per Credit$630$1,488
Books & Supplies$1,278
Room & Board$11,946 (On-Campus) / $12,264 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$3,378 (On-Campus) / $6,318 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$32,250$53,562
Off-Campus Total$35,508$56,820
Graduate Tuition Changes (2016-2020) - George Mason University
2015-20162016-20172017-20182018-20192019-2020
In-State$13,304$13,724$14,480$15,138$15,648
Out-of-State$31,424$32,402$34,184$35,724$36,960

Graduate Programs By Area of Study

George Mason University offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Bachelor's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 190 major areas - 87 Master's (17 online program), 39 Doctorate , 60 Post-Bachelor'(12 online program). Next table summarizes total number of completers by degree and gender.
Total Number of Conferred Graduate Degree
Master'sDoctorate Post-Bachelor'sPost-Master's
Total2,894435695-
Men1,123222208-
Women1,771213487-
Below, you can check major programs and concentration for each area of study with offered degrees and completers. ONLINE denotes the program offered by distance learning (online degree). You may want to see all graduate schools offering a major program by following the link on the title of program.
Natural Resources And Conservation
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
Communication and Journalism
Communications Technologies
Computer And Information Sciences
Education
Engineering
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
Legal Studies
English Language And Literature
Liberal Arts And Sciences, Humanities
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Mathematics And Statistics
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
Philosophy And Religious Studies
Physical Sciences
Psychology
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting
Human Services
Social Sciences
Visual And Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
History

Graduate Student Population

At George Mason University, total 37,316 students enrolled in both undergraduate and graduate schools, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, total 11,124 students are enrolled for graduate degree programs. By gender, it has 4,473 male and 6,651 female students. By attending status, there are 4,497 full-time and 6,627 part-time students in graduate schools at George Mason University. George Mason University offers online degree program and 776 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 1,320 students are taking some graduate online courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution - George Mason University
Total11,124
Men Students4,473
Women Students6,651
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution - George Mason University
Total11,124
Full-time Students4,497
Part-time Students6,627
By race/ethnicity 5,930 White, 1,069 Black, and 1,052 Asian students are attending at George Mason University. Detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution - George Mason University
Total11,124
American Indian /
Native American
15
Asian1,052
Black1,069
Hispanic784
Native Hawaiian /
Other Pacific Islander
18
White5,930
Two or more races236
Un-Known440
96 students are younger than 22 and 2,195 students are older than 65. The school has 5,463 students aged between 22 and 30 and 3,104 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution - George Mason University
Total11,124
21 & Under96
22-242,051
25-293,412
30-341,975
35-391,129
40 & Over2,195
Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially who want to continue education and work in field. At George Mason University, 776 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 1,320 students are enrolled in some online course.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution - George Mason University
Total Enrollment10,863
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses776
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses1,320
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses8,767
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location - George Mason University
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses776
Virginia Resident634
Other State In U.S.124
Outside of U.S.18




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