George Mason University Graduate Program Reviews

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95%
of students recommend
(3.87 out of 5.0)
School rating based on 345 respondents

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School Information

  • Website: Visit College Website
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC and NASM
  • Programmatic Accreditation: AACSB, + 8 more
  • Campus Setting: Suburb: Large
  • Student Population: 33,929 (23,066 undergrad)
  • Student to Faculty Ratio: 16 to 1
  • Graduate Attendance Status: 62% part-time, 38% full-time
  • Annual Tuition: $13,304 in-state; $31,424 out-of-state
Source: NCES

Student & Graduate Reviews

2.25 out of 5.0
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Degree: Biomedical Sciences
Graduation Year: 2014

The program enables me to continue my education and earn a Masters in Physiology. More importantly it offers me a competitive advantage in my effort of being enrolled into a dental school. My primary goal is to become a dentist, but with today's competitive market for admission into dental school, many students, such as my self are forced to matriculated into a graduate program just to have a chance of being accepted. I earned a 3.5 gpa in undergrad but dental schools but dental schools denied my application to matriculate.
3.58 out of 5.0
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Degree: Psychology
Graduation Year: 2015

As an Accelerated Masters Student in Educational Psychology, I feel I have grown more in the last year more than ever. I am so grateful to be in the Educational Psychology program at George Mason University.
4.17 out of 5.0
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Degree: Curriculum & Instruction
Graduation Year: 2016

I've only just started this program but from experience I feel that the professors, advisors, and other staff actually care about helping us meet our goals, get certified, and graduate on time. Everything is really structured and easy to follow, and at least for my program, you have a choice to accelerate it. The cohorts are small so you get to know the people you're taking classes with as well as your professors. It's nice that GMU offers a masters program for career switchers like me.
4.17 out of 5.0
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Degree: Liberal Arts
Graduation Year: 2015

My graduate program in the history of decorative arts is incredible and affords access to an extensive and priceless network of decorative arts professionals and academics that no other program would provide. Unfortunately I can not fairly rate George Mason's main campus, because my program is off campus in Washington, DC. I am rarely at the Fairfax location.
3.08 out of 5.0
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Degree: Biomedical Sciences
Graduation Year: 2015

Although I was initially very pleased by the helpfulness and speed of the admissions committee, the rest of the schools administration seems lacking. The program itself is simply a video classroom version of the Georgetown post-baccalaureate program. It was difficult to reach teachers for questions. On the bright side, the Mason program was cheaper.
4.5 out of 5.0
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Degree: Management
Graduation Year: 2015

All y classes are on the Arlington campus which is right in the middle of the city! It is a great city full of young professionals in every sector. The program is new so everyone involved is excited and invested in your success. The career network and other services are accessible and quality as well.
3.5 out of 5.0
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Degree: Social Work
Graduation Year: 2015

The program is located in a great community full of job opportunities.
4.25 out of 5.0
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Degree: Liberal Arts
Graduation Year: 2015

I love this program. I feel that I'm receiving a quality education.
4.42 out of 5.0
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Degree: Counseling Psychology
Graduation Year: 2017

The professors, course, and outside of the classroom opportunities in this program are leading the way in a change the field of mental health, nationally and globally. Mental health is currently a global crisis that is in no way receiving the attention it deserves. This department is equipping its students to be able to address this matter on a local and international platform.
4.5 out of 5.0
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Degree: Curriculum & Instruction
Graduation Year: 2017

George Mason has exceptional faculty and staff within the Graduate School of Education who are dedicated to furthering the education and careers of their students. The tuition is reasonably priced, although the department scholarships are hard to come by.
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