Program Details

George Mason University

Updated: September 08, 2012

How many tenure-track or tenured faculty -- male/female?

8 female/21 male

How many graduate students-- male/female?

38 female/110 male

How many post doctoral associates - male/female?

5 male/2 female

Is there a family leave policy for graduate students? If so, describe.


Is there family health insurance for graduate students? If so, is it included in the stipend?

Yes, but it is not include in the stipend.

Please describe why someone applying to graduate school who is interested in a female-friendly department should choose your department.

The GMU School of Physics, Astronomy and Computational Sciences has a very large number of female faculty members at both senior and junior levels. This creates an environment friendly and encouraging for female colleagues.

Has the institution had a Climate for Women in Physics Site Visit or Gender Equity Conversation?


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