School Overview

George Mason University is a Public, 4 years college located in Fairfax, Virginia. GMU ranked 145th in National Universities and 11st in Virginia Colleges.
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. GMU's acceptance rate is 91.30% last year (undergraduate school).
George Mason University is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges.
Contact Information
Address4400 University Dr, Fairfax, VA 22030-4444
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School Category
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 91.30% and the yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 21.27%. The application fees are $70 for undergraduate programs and $75 for graduate programs.
Open Admission Policy
Acceptance Rate91.30 %
Yield (Enrollment Rate)21.27 %
Undergraduate Application Fees$70
Graduate Application Fees$75

Tuition & Fees

GMU's 2022 tuition & fees is $13,119 for Virginia residents and $36,579 for out-of-students. For graduate programs, its 2022 tuition & fees is $16,644 for Virginia residents and $37,956 for out-of-students.
Virginia ResidentsOut-of-State
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$13,119$36,579
Graduate Tuition & Fees$16,644$37,956
*Data Source: 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Student Population

A total of 38,541 students have enrolled for academic year 2021-2022. Among them, 27,235 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. GMU has 27,104 undergraduate 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 programs293 Programs
Number of online programs54 Programs
Offered Degrees/Programs1 Year Certificate
2 Year Certificate
Post-Bachelor Certificate
Post-Master Certificate
Doctorate (Research)
Doctorate (Professional Practice)

On-campus Services

Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students

Learning opportunities

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