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Admissions Requirements

Admissions Tests Required: Required
Completion of College Preparatory Program: Recommended
Recommendations: Recommended
Secondary School GPA: Required
Secondary School Rank: Recommended
Secondary School Record: Required
TOEFL: Required

Application Fees

$60
Undergrad Application Fee
$65
Graduate Application Fee

Special Factors

AP Acceptance: Yes
Credit for Life Experience: No

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Contact Info

Address:
4400 University Drive Fairfax, VA 22030-4444
Phone: (703) 993-2400
Admissions Phone: (703) 993-2400
General Site: www2.gmu.edu/
Admissions: https://www2.gmu.edu/admissions-aid
Application: https://www2.gmu.edu/admissions-aid/apply-now
George Mason University
  • Located in Fairfax, VA
  • Public
  • 32,562 students enrolled
  • 53% admitted
  • $8,204 annual cost to attend

Reviews

Student Responses to Review Topic: Tips for Prospective Students
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  • Hagan from Middletown, VA
  • Jan-03-2018 I am a current student here

    To help with your first steps into college life, get involved with your assigned counselor right away and don't be afraid to ask alot of questions. Also, be sure to follow the admissions steps in detail to make your move -in and academic registration process smoother. Lastly, don't be afraid to reach a hand out to introduce yourself to new faces & make new friends.

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  • Anonymous
  • Dec-26-2017 I am a current student here

    Even if it seems like extra work, apply for the Honors College because it has really given me many opportunities that I wouldn't have had otherwise; freshman year, Honors College students are given the opportunity to conduct original research and present it at multiple symposiums. Also, if you are eligible for Federal Work Study, through our OSCAR program you can work for a professor conducting original research and help pay for school. My only words of warning are that when it comes to our Chemistry department, most of what I've heard isn't positive.

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  • Kelvin from Fairfax, VA
  • Dec-22-2016 I am a current student here

    For any off-campus student commuting, I would try to take courses early in the morning, take no more than 3 classes a day, and finish in the afternoon. The reason is the parking. Parking becomes really difficult to find after 10 am.

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  • km
  • Jun-15-2016 I am a current student here

    definitely get involved. greek life is an awesome way to get involved; most greeks here do not fit the typical stereotype. it's a close knit community. there are a ton of opportunities on campus and also in the area. dc is only a short metro ride away - take advantage of that! if you don't absolutely need a car, don't bring one because the parking prices are very high. be sure to keep up with your classes and do your own research about your schedule, because the advisers sometimes aren't a lot of help. ratemyprofessor, while a useful website, doesn't always have accurate reviews. be careful about your professors. however, gmu is what you make of it, so as long as you get involved and work hard, you'll have a good time.

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