George Mason University

Fairfax, VA, USA
3.79 Average Rating

George Mason University is a public research university with three regional locations and an international campus in Songdo, Korea. It is considered to have the “Highest Research Activity” and ranks among the Best Southeastern Schools according to the The Princeton Review. GMU has partnerships with the International Monetary Fund, National Aeronautics and Space administration, and the Smithsonian Institution among others. Information Technology, Psychology, and Police and Criminal Sciences are popular fields of study offered at George Mason.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting Suburb
In State Students
79%
Out of State Students
19%
0
100
81%
Acceptance Rate
Average ACT Composite: 27
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 1153
0
1600

Key Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Early Action Acceptance is not binding, but student will receive admissions decision earlier. November 1, 2018
Fall Regular Decision January 15, 2019 May 1, 2019
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Doctorate
Total Number of Students
35,960
Total Number of Undergrads
24,987
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Online Undergrad Degrees
  • Summer Sessions
  • Combined Institution Double Degree Programs
  • Some Programs Requires Co-Op/Internship
Learning Options
  • ROTC Army
  • ROTC Air Force
  • Study Abroad
  • Honors Program
  • Teacher Certification Offered
0
100
44%
Graduate in 4 Years National: 28%
0
100
67%
Graduate in 6 Years National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
17:1
National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$19,245
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$8,672
Out-of-State Tuition
$31,118
0
100
54%
Need Met
Students Receiving Financial Aid
57%
Average Aid Per Year
$6,408
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
49%
51%
Student Organizations
493
Size of Town
Suburb: Large
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
yes
On Campus Women's Center
yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Washington
New York
Richmond
San Francisco
Baltimore
Employed
6 mos. after graduation
39%
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$58,100
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What Students Are Saying

3.79 Average Rating
George Mason University is very diverse. The classes and professors are also very helpful in class and throughout the application process. The school is also very, very welcoming and makes you have a sense of belonging.
LISA from Falls Church, VA
George Mason has a great diversity of students and is rapidly expanding their campus to add many more programs to accommodate different majors. Mason has a great community feel with students who are excited to be patriots and go to class to learn. Mason is the place to be!
Jennifer from Columbia, MD

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