George Mason University Graduate School of Education

By | April 28, 2018

Education School Admissions

Application

Director of admissions Kristine Healy
Application deadline rolling
Application fee $60

George Mason University Graduate School of Education
TOEFL

TOEFL required for international students Yes
Minimum TOEFL score required 575 paper test
88 internet-based test

Post-baccalaureate certificate programs

Applications N/A
Acceptance rate N/A
Enrollment N/A
Test requirements N/A

Master’s programs

Applications 1,202
Acceptance rate 75.5%
Enrollment 381 full-time
1,740 part-time
Test requirements GRE scores are considered or required for some or all of the programs

Education Specialist programs

Applications N/A
Acceptance rate N/A
Enrollment N/A
Test requirements N/A

Ph.D./Ed.D. programs

Applications 138
Acceptance rate 51.4%
Enrollment 47 full-time
237 part-time
Test requirements GRE scores are considered or required for some or all of the programs

Education School Academics

Degree and Program Offerings

Degree programs offered bachelor’s, master’s, Ph.D.
(11)
Categories of study offered to master’s students teaching track, counseling/psychology track, administration track, research/policy track
Categories of study offered to education specialist students N/A
Any programs in education offered off campus Yes
Any programs in education offered through distance education Yes

Program Specialization
100.0 percent of students reported specialty information. Totals may exceed 100% due to students with multiple specialities.

education administration and supervision 10%
student counseling and personnel services 3%
curriculum and instruction 43%
educational psychology 2%
special education 24%
other 18%

Graduates (2010)

Certificate program graduates N/A
Master’s program graduates 960
Education specialist program graduates N/A
Doctoral program graduates 26

Faculty Resources

Full-time faculty 95
Part-time faculty 22
Full-time faculty with doctoral degrees 100%
Full-time tenured or tenure-track faculty who received awards or were editors of educational journals during 2009 and 2010 5.3%

Research Expenditures (2009-2010)

Total amount of externally funded research conducted by the school (in millions) $8.3
Full-time tenured or tenure-track faculty engaged in externally funded research 25.3%

Education School Ranking

Education Ranking Scores

Score 51
Peer assessment score (out of 5) 3.3
Superintendent assessment score (out of 5) 3.7
Average GRE verbal score, entering doctoral students 518 – Medium
Average GRE quantitative score, entering doctoral students 542 – Medium
Doctoral programs acceptance rate 51.4% – Medium
Ratio of doctoral degrees granted to full-time faculty 0.3:1 – Low
Student-faculty ratio 1.3:1 – Medium
Average amount of externally funded research expenditure per faculty member (in thousands) $87.0
Total amount of externally funded research conducted by the school (in millions) $8.3

Education School Cost

Financial Aid Contact Information

Financial aid director Jevita Defreitas
Financial aid phone (703) 993-2353

Expenses

Tuition
Full-time: $432 per credit (in-state)
Full-time: $1,046 per credit (out-of-state)
Part-time: $432 per credit (in-state)
Part-time: $1,046 per credit (out-of-state)
Required fees $120 per year
Room and board $15,400
Books and supplies $1,900
Miscellaneous expenses $8,375

Financial Aid Availability

Fellowships 72
Teaching assistants 0
Research assistants 131
Other appointments 0
Students receiving grants and/or scholarships 91