Office of Institutional Research and Assessment

Office of Institutional Research and Assessment

College of Humanities and Social Sciences
Fall 2016 Overview
Unit Description

Please find unit information at: http://chss.gmu.edu/


Students
Headcount Total Fall 2016 7,745
Undergraduate 6,286
Graduate 1,459
Average Age 25
% Female 63
% Minorities 42
% Non-Res Alien 4
% Not Reporting Race / Ethnicity 4
% Full-time 76
% Out-of-state 20
Faculty (by Tenure Status)
Tenure/Tenure-Track 256
Term 120
Total 376
Faculty (by Type)
Instructional 349
Research 27
Total 376
Staff
Admin/Support Staff 140
Part-time Faculty 249
Graduate Assistant 421
Total 810
Minority Faculty/Staff
Full-Time Faculty 66
Admin/Support Staff 31
Part-time Faculty 39
Graduate Assistant 68
Total 204
% Minority Faculty/Staff
Full-Time Faculty 18.9
Admin/Support Staff 23.0
Part-time Faculty 16.7
Graduate Assistant 17.1
Total % of Minority Faculty/Staff 18.3
Departments/Programs
College of Humanities and Social Sciences
Communications
Criminology, Law and Society
Cultural Studies
Economics
English
Higher Education Program
History
Individualized Study
MA Interdisciplinary Studies
Modern & Classical Languages
Philosophy
Psychology
Religious Studies
School of Integrative Studies
Sociology and Anthropology
Undergraduate Degrees
Anthropology
Art History
Communication
Creative Writing
Criminology, Law and Society
Economics
English
Environmental and Sustainability Studies
Foreign Languages
Global Affairs
History
Individualized Study
Integrative Studies
Latin American Studies
Neuroscience
Philosophy
Psychology
Religious Studies
Russian & Eurasian Studies
Sociology
Graduate Degrees
MA Anthropology
MA Art History
MA Communication
MA Criminology, Law and Society
MA Economics
MA English
MA Foreign Languages
MA Global Affairs
MA History
MA History of Decorative Arts
MA Middle East & Islamic Studies
MA Philosophy
MA Psychology
MA Sociology
MAIS Interdisciplinary Studies, (Individualized)
MFA Creative Writing
DA Community College Education
PHD Communication
PHD Criminology, Law and Society
PHD Cultural Studies
PHD Economics
PHD History
PHD Linguistics
PHD Psychology
PHD Sociology
PHD Writing and Rhetoric
Highlights:
  1. Over the past years, the college boasts 2 Nobel Laureates, 2 Pulitzer Prize winners, 6 Guggenheim recipients, and 2 MacArthur recipients.
Notes:
  1. Fall faculty and student data were based on the University's fall official census snapshots, usually taken in the mid of Oct.
  2. Faculty and students from minorty ethnic background include African Americans, Asian Americans, Hispanic Americans and Native Americans.