GEORGE MASON UNIVERSITY, FAIRFAX

Fairfax, VirginiaLOCATION
UniversitySCHOOL TYPE
  35984Enrollment

George Mason University is a public research university located at Fairfax County, Virginia. Mason has also been ranked 22nd nationwide for top internship opportunities (The Princeton Review) and the 12th Safest Campus in the United States (National Council for Home Safety and Security).

The university recognizes over 500 student and over 24,000 Undergraduate Students and 10,000 Graduate Students make up for a total of around 35,000 students currently enrolled in the university.

Popular majors of the university are:-

  • Psychology, General
  • Criminal Justice/Police Science
  • Information Technology
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Accounting

Why Choose George Mason University?

  • George Mason faculty have twice won the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics.
  • The official endowment of George Mason University as of December 2017 was that worth US$85.4 million.

George Mason University Schools and Colleges

George Mason University includes several schools which are:-

  • College of Humanities and Social Sciences
  • College of Science
  • School of Business
  • Antonin Scalia Law School
  • School of Engineering
  • College of Health and Human Services
  • College of Visual and Performing Arts
  • Schar School of Policy and Government
  • College of Education and Human Development
  • School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution
  • Krasnow Institute for Advanced Study

Campus Housing Facilities at George Mason University

  • Mason has four campuses in Fairfax, Arlington and Prince William Counties in Virginia and an international campus in Songdo, Korea.
  • The Fairfax campus is the largest of the 4 campuses and consists of massive 677 wooded acres in a suburban neighbourhood outside of Washington, DC. EagleBank Arena is also situated here.

Mason has more than 40 resident halls, from traditional rooms to suite apartments. Freshmen are required to stay at the campus. The students need to stay at a resident hall for at least a semester.

George Mason University Admission Process

Pre-Requisites for admission into George Mason University

  • Test score: SAT/ACT for UG students; GRE/GMAT for Graduate students
  • English language proficiency test score: TOEFL; IELTS (applicable only for graduate students)
  • Transcripts
  • CV or Resume
  • Letters of recommendation
  • A statement of objective

Admission Process

  • Apply directly through the online application portal on the official website
  • Each department has its own website and its own set of requirements
  • Application deadline varies for each program
  • Application fee for undergraduate/graduate students: 75 USD

George Mason University Cost of Attendance

Estimated Cost of Attendance at George Mason University is tabulated below:-

RequirementsUndergraduate ExpensesGraduate Expenses
Tuition and Fee35,922 USD26,794 USD
Room and Board12,630 USDN/A
Personal Expenses2,330 USDN/A
Additional Cost1,200 USD1,200 USD

Scholarships and Financial Aid offered by George Mason University

Students must submit their degree application to be considered for scholarship opportunities, and once they have received their offer letter, they must ask their education counsellor whether there is a scholarship available.

  • Around 30% of the total intake receive some kind of scholarship.
  • The average amount of scholarship provided is 8,000 USD.
  • Some of the scholarships available at George Mason University are as follows –
ScholarshipAmount
INTO Mason Regional Scholarship1,000 USD – 5,000 USD
The Long Nguyen and Kimmy Duong Scholarship Program for Vietnamese-American students between the ages of 17 and 30Up to 2,000 USD
Scholarship America Dream Award5,000 USD - 15,000 USD

George Mason University Alumni

Some of the benefits of being a George Mason University alumni are:-

  • All Alumni are allowed access to campus resources such as the Libraries, Eagle Bank Arena and much more.
  • The Mason Alumni Insurance Program is a helpful resource for health and term life insurance for alumni and their family members.

Notable Alumni of George Mason University are:-

  • President of Puntland and Prime Minister of Somalia - Abdiweli Mohamed Ali
  • Iranian-American engineer, co-founder of Prodea Systems and the first Muslim woman in space -  Anousheh Ansari
  • Treasurer of the United States under President - George W. Bush, Anna E. Cabral
  • Commissioner of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission - Kathleen L. Casey
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$26,794 PER
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INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
$26,794 PER
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INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
2 yearsfull-time
$26,794 PER
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INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
2 yearsfull-time
$26,794 PER
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INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
$26,794 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
2 yearsfull-time
$26,794 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
2 yearsfull-time
$26,794 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
ON-CAMPUSAccounting
$26,794 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
$26,794 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
$26,794 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
$26,794 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
2 yearsfull-time
$26,794 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
2 yearsfull-time
$26,794 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
$35,922 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
4 yearsfull-time
$35,922 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
2 yearsfull-time
$26,794 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
2 yearsfull-time
$26,794 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
$26,794 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
2 yearsfull-time
$26,794 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
4 yearsfull-time
$35,922 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
$26,794 PER
YEAR

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT TUITION
AVERAGE COST
Average Tuition Fees (Annual)
$ 35,922
Bachelors Tuition Fees$35922
Post graduate Tuition Fees$26794
Accomodation Fees (Annual)
$ 6,700
CAMPUS LIFE
Total Enrollment
35,984
International Students
360
Male : Female Ratio
50:50
Student : Faculty Ratio
18:1
ADMISSION DEADLINES ( FALL SEASON )
Application Deadline
July 01, 2019
Start of Application process March 01, 2019
End of Application process July 01, 2019
Application Fee
$ 70
Application website www.commonapp.org/
Accepts common App Yes
ADMISSION STATISTICS
Acceptance Rate
81%
Min. 6.5
Total Applications
-
Min. 80
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