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About George Mason University

George Mason University is a Public, 4 years college located in Fairfax, Virginia.
It has a total enrollment of 38,541 including undergraduate and graduate students and student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1. It is a Research University (very high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The acceptance rate at George Mason University is 89.00% last year (undergraduate school).
George Mason University is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges.
Address4400 University Dr, Fairfax, VA 22030-4444
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School TypePublic, 4 years
Carnegie CategoryResearch University (very high research activity)
Highest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice

Admission Information

The acceptance rate of George Mason University is 89.00% and the yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 22.00%.
Open Admission Policy
Acceptance Rate89.00 %
Yield (Enrollment Rate)22.00 %
Undergraduate Application Fees$70
Graduate Application Fees$75

Tuition & Fees

The tuition & fees at George Mason University, for academic year 2019-2020 is $13,014 for Virginia residents and $36,474 for out-of-students. For graduate programs, the 2020 tuition & fees are $16,098 for Virginia residents and $37,410 for out-of-students.
Virginia ResidentsOut-of-State
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$13,014$36,474
Graduate Tuition & Fees$16,098$37,410

Student Population

At George Mason University, total 38,541 are attending classes. Among them, 27,235 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. GMU has 27,104 students and the graduate school has 11,437 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Total Students38,541
Undergraduate Students27,104
Graduate Students11,437
Online Enrollment27,235

Offered Degrees and Programs

Number of programs255 Programs
Number of online programs34 Programs
Offered Degrees/Programs1 Year Certificate
2 Year Certificate
Post-Bachelor Certificate
Post-Master Certificate
Doctorate (Research)
Doctorate (Professional Practice)

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On-campus day care for students

Learning opportunities

Distance Learning (online classes)
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
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