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George Mason University

Fairfax, VA
University Website: www.gmu.edu
Apply Online: admissions.gmu.edu/applyNow/
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George Mason University (GMU), frequently referred to as Mason, is a public university based in unincorporated Fairfax County, Virginia, United States, south of and adjacent to the city of Fairfax. Additional campuses are located nearby in Arlington County, Prince William County, and Loudoun County. The university's motto is Freedom and Learning while its slogan or tagline is Where Innovation Is Tradition.

Named after American revolutionary, patriot, and founding father George Mason, the university was founded as a branch of the University of Virginia in 1957 and became an independent institution in 1972. Today, Mason is recognized for its strong programs in economics, law, creative writing, computer science, and business. In recent years, George Mason faculty have twice won the Nobel Prize in Economics. The university enrolls over 32,500 students, making it the largest university by head count in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

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  • Public, Four or more years
  • students
  • $24,230.00 avg tuition

4400 University Dr
Fairfax, VA 22030-4444
(703) 993-1000

Apply online Admissions:
admissions.gmu.edu/
Financial Aid:
financialaid.gmu.edu/

Areas of Study:

  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Communications Technologies/Technicians And Support Services
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration And Social Service Professions
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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George Mason University

Statistics:
Applied 17,548
Admitted 9,263 53%
Enrolled total 2,665
Full Time: 2,645
Part Time 20
Standards:
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT EBRW 520 620
SAT Math 530 630
SAT Written (2006-2015) Optional 0 0
ACT Composite 23 28
ACT English 23 29
ACT Math 22 27
ACT Writing 0 0
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 87%
4-year graduation rate 39%
6-year graduation rate 64%
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline
Early Admission Deadline
Early Decision Deadline
Financial Aid Deadline
Student Response Deadline
Transfer Student Application Deadline
Requirements:
Open Admissions Policy No
Secondary School GPA Required
Secondary School Rank Recommended
Secondary School Record Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission Test Scores Required
TOEFL Required
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Credit:
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

George Mason University

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $6,752.00 $6,752.00 $24,230.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $2,514.00 $2,514.00 $2,514.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $386.00 $386.00 $1,114.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $8,750.00 $8,750.00 $24,092.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $2,514.00 $2,514.00 $2,514.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $469.00 $469.00 $1,109.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
Off-Campus
(with family)
Room and Board $8,950.00 $11,680.00 $3,100.00
Other Expenses $2,740.00 $3,560.00 $3,100.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $60.00
Graduate Application Fee $65.00
Books and Supplies $900.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 68%
Percent receiving grant aid 46%
Avg amount of grant aid $8,220.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 53%
Avg amount of student loan aid $6,172.00

George Mason University

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
AREA, ETHNIC, CULTURAL, GENDER, AND GROUP STUDIES
Area Studies, Other X
Latin American Studies X
Russian Studies X
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
Bioinformatics X
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other X
Biology/Biological Sciences, General X X
Biometry/Biometrics X
Epidemiology X
Microbiological Sciences and Immunology, Other X
Neuroscience X
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
Accounting X X
Business Administration and Management, General X X
Finance, General X
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods, Other X
Marketing/Marketing Management, General X
Organizational Behavior Studies X
Project Management X
Real Estate X
Tourism and Travel Services Management X
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Speech Communication and Rhetoric X
COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGIES/TECHNICIANS AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects X
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Computer and Information Sciences, General X X
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance X
Computer Science X
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications X
Information Science/Studies X
Information Technology X X
EDUCATION
Art Teacher Education X
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services X
Curriculum and Instruction X
Educational Leadership and Administration, General X
Health Teacher Education X
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching X X
Special Education and Teaching, General X
ENGINEERING
Civil Engineering, General X X
Computer Engineering, General X X
Computer Software Engineering X
Electrical and Electronics Engineering X X
Industrial Engineering X
Systems Engineering X X
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
Creative Writing X
English Language and Literature, General X
English Literature (British and Commonwealth) X
Rhetoric and Composition X
FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General X X
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Athletic Training/Trainer X
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist X
Community Health and Preventive Medicine X
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other X X
Health/Health Care Administration/Management X
International Public Health/International Health X
Public Health, General X
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse X X
HISTORY
History, General X X
HOMELAND SECURITY, LAW ENFORCEMENT, FIREFIGHTING AND RELATED PROTECTIVE SERVICES
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration X
Criminal Justice/Police Science X
Cyber/Computer Forensics and Counterterrorism X
Forensic Science and Technology X
LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other X
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies X
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
Mathematics, General X X
Statistics, General X
MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES
Dispute Resolution X
International/Global Studies X
Mathematics and Computer Science X X
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other X
Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution X X
PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES
Philosophy X X
Religion/Religious Studies X
PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Astronomy X
Chemistry, General X X
Geology/Earth Science, General X X
Physical Sciences, Other X
Physics, General X X
PSYCHOLOGY
Educational Psychology X
Psychology, General X X
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS
Public Administration X X
Public Administration and Social Service Professions, Other X
Public Policy Analysis, General X
Social Work X X
SOCIAL SCIENCES
Anthropology X X
Economics, General X X
Geography X X
International Relations and Affairs X X
Political Science and Government, General X
Political Science and Government, Other X
Sociology X X
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
Art History, Criticism and Conservation X X
Art/Art Studies, General X
Cinematography and Film/Video Production X
Dance, General X
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General X
Fine and Studio Arts Management X
Music Performance, General X
Music, General X
Visual and Performing Arts, General X X

Scholarships for Students in Virginia

Name Amount Deadline
Mary Macon McGuire Scholarship $2,500 March 15, 2017
UAS7 International Study and Internship Program in Germany Varies October 01, 2016

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