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George Mason University
  • Graduate School
  • FAIRFAX, VA

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George Mason is a public graduate school in Virginia. It has a large graduate student body with an enrollment of 11,124 graduate students. Of the 89 graduate programs offered at George Mason University, 17 are offered online or through graduate distance education programs. The most popular graduate school programs at George Mason University are Teaching, Special Education and Teaching, and Network, Database, and System Administration. 60% of its graduate students are part-time graduate students.

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Graduate Students

Total Graduate Students
11,124
Part-Time Grad Students
6,627
Research Assistants
579
Teaching Assistants
764
Racial Diversity
  • White
    54.4%
  • International (Non-Citizen)
    12.9%
  • African American
    9.6%
  • Asian
    8.9%
  • Hispanic
    6.9%
  • Unknown
    4.9%
  • Multiracial
    2%
  • Pacific Islander
    0.2%
  • Native American
    0.2%

Student Life

Poll
What one word or phrase best describes students at your school?
Based on 35 responses
  • Driven
    43%
  • Down-to-earth
    6%
  • Friendly
    11%
  • Intellectual
    14%
  • Diverse
    3%
  • Honestly, all these phrases fit this university
    23%
Poll
What phrase best describes your program?
Based on 34 responses
  • Competitive and intense
    32%
  • Prepared me for the real world
    18%
  • Supportive/helped me grow
    35%
  • god awful
    3%
  • Just started can't speak to this.
    12%

Scholarship

Professors

Poll
97%
of students agree that professors care about their students' success. 35 responses
Poll
94%
of students agree that professors are engaging and easy to understand. 35 responses
Poll
86%
of students agree that professors helped connect them to future opportunities. 35 responses

Return On Investment

Poll
How much did you spend on your graduate degree?
Based on 35 responses
  • $75K-$100K
    6%
  • $50K-$75K
    17%
  • $25K-$50K
    60%
  • <$25K
    17%
Poll
How much did you make post-graduation?
Based on 35 responses
  • $125K-$150K
    3%
  • $100K-$125K
    11%
  • $75K-$100K
    3%
  • $50-$75K
    17%
  • <$50K
    9%
  • Did not graduate yet
    57%
86%
of students feel the degree they are getting at this school is worth the time and money. 35 responses

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