George Mason University Graduate Program Reviews

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95%
of students recommend
(3.86 out of 5.0)
School rating based on 348 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

3.25 out of 5.0
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Degree: Special Education
Graduation Year: 2015

Overall, George Mason University, offers a very competitive and enriching graduate program within the field of Special Education. Professors are encouraging, helpful, and available in and out of the classroom. My only complaint would be the lack of availability to scholarships and grants at the graduate level.
4.5 out of 5.0
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Degree: Counseling
Graduation Year: 2015

Pros -- excellent professors, challenging material. Cons -- workload is tough, but doable
3.33 out of 5.0
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Degree: Psychology
Graduation Year: 2016

Pro: Connected to local schools in county. Con: Not a huge department, so fewer specializations of professors.
3.17 out of 5.0
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Degree: Elementary Education
Graduation Year: 2015

I really love the fact that our program is a cohort program. The campus is also very nice and feels extremely safe. I do think that sometimes the workload is too much considering when we inquired about the program we were told that it would be easy to balance a job and the workload and that this specific program was geared towards individuals that worked as well.
4.75 out of 5.0
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Degree: Curriculum & Instruction
Graduation Year: 2016

Great experience so far. I work full time and have two kids, but the work has been manageable and the learning valuable.
5.0 out of 5.0
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Degree: Special Education
Graduation Year: 2015

I absolutely love my graduate program! It is very demanding and the internships are hard work, but overall I am getting a quality education and will graduate with my masters degree and my teaching license. Doesn't get much better than that!
4.58 out of 5.0
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Degree: Curriculum & Instruction
Graduation Year: 2016

MasonOnline is fully accessible and offers rigorous course content. An asynchronous format allows for the flexibility I need to fit my education into my home and work life. I am able to bring in topics and ideas and incorporate them in my work in the education field. This program, Curriculum & Instruction, is extremely valuable and equally enjoyable.
5.0 out of 5.0
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Degree: Special Education
Graduation Year: 2015

I am currently getting my Masters in Special Education with a graduate certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis. All the Professors in this program are amazing and their classes have been intellectually stimulating. The professors are always an email or call away and prompty respond to students needs. I am proud to go to George Mason Universtiy as they have given me an opportunity to grow and excel.
3.5 out of 5.0
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Degree: Curriculum & Instruction
Graduation Year: 2015

Good experience Professors were always available either email or on line accessible for conversations. Classes are more expensive than other programs that are available either on line or satelite programs from other univeristies.
3.33 out of 5.0
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Degree: Curriculum & Instruction
Graduation Year: 2015

ASTL Graduate program was a good experience. I will graduate in May 2015. I would love to win the scholarship for my last semester. Mason provides a good program.
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