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George Mason University Admissions Stats

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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: www.gmu.edu
Admissions: http://admissions.gmu.edu/
Application: http://admissions.gmu.edu/applyNow/
George Mason University
  • Located in Fairfax, VA
  • Public
  • 32,562 students enrolled
  • 53% admitted
  • $7,220 annual cost to attend

Reviews

Student Responses to Review Topic: Tips for Prospective Students
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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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  • elizabeth from hampton, va
  • Jun-09-2016 I am a current student here

    don't be afraid to ask for help. there are an abundance of offices on camus designed to help students with almost any problem.

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  • Julia from Ellicott City, MD
  • Feb-06-2016 I am a current student here

    If I had any tips for prospective students, it would be to not make a decision until you visit. I wasn't really considering Mason until my mom made me apply and I got in. Since I got in, she made me visit the campus and I fell in love with it. I loved the layout of the campus and how beautiful it was. Additionally I thought the equipment in the Engineering building was good for hands on work which played a huge part in my decisions of where I wanted to go. My main tip would be to visit the campus, see how you like it, and tour around the building of your major to see if it would be a good fit for you.

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  • Tyler from NY
  • Feb-05-2016 I am a current student here

    The best thing to do before classes start is learn the name and location of each building as well as remember that the Johnson Center is the center of the campus. As an incoming student, you will want to find clubs/teams that best suit you in order to get the most out of the campus. Lastly, you will want to make sure to stay alert about the different events that occur throughout campus and keep up the Mason spirit!

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