George Mason University Graduate Program Reviews

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95%
of students recommend
(3.89 out of 5.0)
School rating based on 333 respondents

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School Information

  • Website: Visit College Website
  • School Accreditation: SACS COC and NASM
  • Campus Setting: Suburb: Large
  • Student Population: 34,909 (23,817 undergrad)
  • Student to Faculty Ratio: 16 to 1
  • Graduate Attendance Status: 60% part-time, 40% full-time
  • Annual Tuition: $14,480 in-state; $34,184 out-of-state
Source: NCES

Student & Graduate Reviews

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.
4.17 out of 5.0
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Degree: Elementary Education
Graduation Year: 2015

The program is thoroughly preparing me for my future career. The faculty is easily accessed for questions/concerns. The workload is doable.
4.17 out of 5.0
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Degree: Public Health
Graduation Year: 2017

Pros: 1. Professors and staff 2. Affiliations with some of the best organizations in the DC area Cons: 1. The cost of living around the DC area combined with the cost of graduate school puts most into a state of financial burden. 2. Commuting to campus can be difficult around the DC area,
4.5 out of 5.0
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Degree: Special Education
Graduation Year: 2016

As an older returning student, I enjoy GMU and am continually thankful that I chose this school.
4.67 out of 5.0
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Degree: Counseling
Graduation Year: 2016

I've gotten a great education at this program. In some ways I wish it were CACREP - not because I believe in the CACREP mission but because I want as few roadblocks as possible moving forward in this field and the CACREP thing does create some barriers.
4.33 out of 5.0
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Degree: Education
Graduation Year: 2016

The proximity to Washington DC encourages campus diversity as well as academic, intern, and career opportunities.
4.0 out of 5.0
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Degree: Early Childhood Education
Graduation Year: 2015

There's great opportunities to learn from your cohort as well as professors.
4.92 out of 5.0
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Degree: Educational Leadership
Graduation Year: 2015

The EDLU Program is extremely well organized and operated. The Faculty is top notch. The school relates well to the surrounding school systems. The school enjoys a good record of its graduates passing the national administrative exam..
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