George Mason

George Mason University (George Mason, GMU) is a semester college located in Fairfax, Virginia. At George Mason, students can major in a broad variety of subjects ranging from Biology/Biological Sciences to Anthropology and earn undergraduate as well as post-graduate degrees.

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Admission

Selectivity & Test Scores
55%
28%
76%
12%
Unknown
23 - 28 / 36
SAT

We do not have enough information from this school to determine the average SAT range.

530-630 / 800
520-620 / 800
Unknown
ACT

The average ACT score for students admitted to George Mason for the 2013-2014 academic year was 25.5.

23-27 / 36
22-28 / 36
Unknown
Which score should I submit?

At George Mason, 76% of students submitted an SAT score, but George Mason accepts both the SAT and ACT.

Admission Requirements
Secondary School Record Secondary School GPA Secondary School Rank Letters of Recommendation Admission Test Score AP Credits
Required Required Recommended Recommended Required Yes

Tuition & Financial Aid

Total Costs

The tuition cost for in-state students attending George Mason is $7,010. For out-of-state students, that cost increases to $25,154.

Financial Aid

Financial aid options are available to students at George Mason. In 2013, 70 percent of first-time students attending George Mason received some form of financial aid - student loans, grants or scholarships

70%
52%
49%
Financial Aid for Full-Time Beginning Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid No. Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Total Aid Received Average Aid Received
Any Student Financial Aid 1,851 70% - -
Grant Aid 1,294 49% $9,685,991 $7,485
Student Loans 1,375 52% $9,388,946 $6,828
Financial Aid for All Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid No. Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Total Aid Received Average Aid Received
Grant Aid 8,507 41% $56,342,407 $6,623
Student Loans 9,313 45% $65,270,865 $7,009
Net Price
Year Income: < 30K Income: 30K - 48K Income: 48K - 75K Income: 75K - 110K Income: > 110K
2011-2012 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
2010-2011 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0
2009-2010 $0 $0 $0 $0 $0

Majors & Degrees

Graduation Rate
  • 41%
  • 64%
  • 64%
Majors Offered
  • Accounting
  • Administration of Special Education
  • Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching
  • Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects
  • Anthropology
  • Applied Mathematics, Other
  • Area Studies, Other
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Art Teacher Education
  • Art/Art Studies, General
  • Athletic Training/Trainer
  • Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General
  • Biochemistry
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other
  • Biological and Physical Sciences
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Biomedical Sciences, General
  • Biometry/Biometrics
  • Biostatistics
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemistry, General
  • Cinematography and Film/Video Production
  • Civil Engineering, General
  • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Clinical Nutrition/Nutritionist
  • Cognitive Science
  • Community Health and Preventive Medicine
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance
  • Computer Engineering, General
  • Computer Science
  • Computer Software Engineering
  • Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
  • Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
  • Creative Writing
  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
  • Criminal Justice/Police Science
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Cyber/Computer Forensics and Counterterrorism
  • Dance, General
  • Data Modeling/Warehousing and Database Administration
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
  • Economics, General
  • Education, General
  • Education/Teaching of Individuals with Autism
  • Education/Teaching of Individuals with Vision Impairments Including Blindness
  • Educational Leadership and Administration, General
  • Educational Psychology
  • Educational/Instructional Technology
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Engineering, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English Literature (British and Commonwealth
  • Environmental Science
  • Epidemiology
  • Finance, General
  • Fine and Studio Arts Management
  • Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other
  • Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
  • Forensic Science and Technology
  • Geographic Information Science and Cartography
  • Geography
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • Gerontology
  • Graphic Design
  • Health Communication
  • Health Policy Analysis
  • Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
  • Health Teacher Education
  • Health/Health Care Administration/Management
  • Higher Education/Higher Education Administration
  • History, General
  • Hospital and Health Care Facilities Administration/Management
  • Humanities/Humanistic Studies
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Information Science/Studies
  • Information Technology
  • International Public Health/International Health
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • International/Global Studies
  • Latin American Studies
  • Law
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods, Other
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mathematical Statistics and Probability
  • Mathematics and Computer Science
  • Mathematics and Statistics, Other
  • Mathematics, General
  • Microbiological Sciences and Immunology, Other
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music, General
  • Music, Other
  • Neurobiology and Anatomy
  • Neuroscience
  • Nursing Practice
  • Organizational Behavior Studies
  • Peace Studies and Conflict Resolution
  • Philosophy
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Physical Sciences
  • Physical Sciences, Other
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Political Science and Government, Other
  • Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing
  • Project Management
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Administration
  • Public Administration and Social Service Professions, Other
  • Public Health, General
  • Public Policy Analysis, General
  • Reading Teacher Education
  • Real Estate
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Religion/Religious Studies
  • Rhetoric and Composition
  • Russian Studies
  • Science, Technology and Society
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Statistics, General
  • Systems Engineering
  • Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth
  • Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor
  • Tourism and Travel Services Management
  • Visual and Performing Arts, General
  • Women's Studies
Degree Details
Highest Degree Offered Continuing Professional Programs Academic and Career Counseling Services Employment Services for Students Placement Services for Graduates Study Abroad
Doctoral Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

Enrollment

:
Student-Faculty Ratio
16 : 1
0.002
MILLION
PER STUDENT
Endowment per FTE Enrollment
Demographics

Source: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), Institute of Education Sciences, 2012-2013
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