George Mason University is a public university and has a tuition of $32,322. This tuition makes it moderately affordable among Best National Universities in the countryand moderately affordable among all public universities.
Among all public universities in the state of Virginia, it is ranked 73 in terms of cost and is moderately affordable.
As a PhD student, you must take a required introductory courses in Public Sociology, Institutions and Inequalities, and Sociology of Globalization, as well as Classical and Contemporary Sociological Theory. Students must also complete required coursework in quantitative and qualitative research methods. Students with interdisciplinary interests and fields of inquiry may discuss with the Graduate Program Director substitute elective courses (taken in other departments within GMU or at other universities within the Washington Consortium) that relate to their dissertation research topic or objectives.