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George Mason University

Virginia

George Mason University is the largest public institution in Virginia.

Institution Type
  • Public
Location
  • Virginia
    • Fairfax, Arlington, Prince William Counties
Transportation
  • University Shuttle
  • Driving/Parking
  • MARC/VRE
  • Metrorail
  • Bus
  • Fairfax City CUE
Cost of undergraduate attendance
Tuition Per credit
Fees Per Credit
Fees Per Semester
In-State Tuition
Tuition Per Credit
$489
Fees per Credit
Students are only charged per credit if they are below 12 credits. If they have 12-16 credits it is a base rate of $5,862 for instate and $17, 085 for out of state
Fees per Semester
$360
Out-of-State Tuition
Tuition Per Credit
$1,424
Fees per Credit
N/A
Fees per Semester
$360
International Tuition
Tuition Per Credit
$1,424
Fees per Credit
N/A
Fees per Semester
$360
County Resident Tuition
Tuition Per Credit
N/A
Fees per Credit
N/A
Fees per Semester
N/A
Admissions
Application Deadline
Fall:

January 15, March 1 for transfer

Spring:

October 1, for new applicants and transfers

Accepted Secondary Degree:
  • US High School Diploma
  • US GED
  • Non-US High School Diploma
Required Entrance Exams
Exam Name
SAT/ACT
Minimum Score required

Test optional

Documents Required for Submission:
  • Complete Application Form
  • Transcripts (High School/GED/Previous College)
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Other
Other Application Documents Required for Admissions:
  • resume, visa status
Documents Required After Submission:
  • Immunizations
Admission Contact information
Name
Rachel Cleaver
Phone
Degrees offered
  • Pre-College Program
  • Certificate/Non-Credit Vocational Training
  • Bachelors Degree
Class schedule
  • Weekday
  • Weekend/Evening
  • Online
Program Areas of Study
  • Department
    Program Area of Study
    Arts and Humanities
      Majors

      Art and Visual Technology (BA)
      Art and Visual Technology (BFA)
      Computer Game Design (BFA)
      Dance (BA)
      Dance (BFA)
      English (BA)
      English (BA): Cultural Studies
      English (BA): Film and Media Studies
      English (BA): Folklore and Mythology
      English (BA): Linguistics
      English (BA): Literature
      English (BA): Writing and Rhetoric
      Film and Video Studies (BA)
      Foreign Languages (BA): Chinese
      Foreign Languages (BA): French
      Foreign Languages (BA): Spanish
      Music (BA)
      Music (BA): Music Technology
      Music (BM): Composition
      Music (BM): Jazz
      Music (BM): Music Education
      Music (BM): Music Technology
      Music (BM): Performance
      Theater (BA)
      Theater (BFA)

  • Department
    Program Area of Study
    Business
      Majors

      Accounting (BS)
      Finance (BS)
      Information Systems and Operations Management (BS)
      Management (BS)
      Marketing (BS)

  • Department
    Program Area of Study
    Health and Medicine
      Majors

      Community Health (BS)
      Community Health (BS): Clinical Sciences (Pre Med, Dental, or Pharmacy)
      Community Health (BS): Clinical Sciences (Pre Physical Therapy)
      Community Health (BS): Clinical Sciences (Pre Physician Assistant)
      Community Health (BS): Global Health
      Community Health (BS): No Concentration (Pre-Occupational Therapy)
      Health Administration (BS): Assisted Living/Senior Housing Administration
      Health Administration (BS): Health Informatics
      Health Administration (BS): Health Systems Management
      Nursing (BSN)
      Rehabilitation Science (BS)

  • Department
    Program Area of Study
    General Studies
      Majors

      Health, Fitness, and Recreation Resources (BS): Parks and Outdoor Recreation
      Health, Fitness, and Recreation Resources (BS): Sport Management
      Health, Fitness, and Recreation Resources (BS): Therapeutic Recreation
      Individualized Study (BIS)
      Integrative Studies (BA)
      Integrative Studies (BA): Individualized Concentration
      Integrative Studies (BA): International Studies
      Integrative Studies (BA): Leadership and Organizational Development
      Integrative Studies (BA): Legal Studies
      Integrative Studies (BA): Liberal Arts for the Teaching Professions
      Integrative Studies (BA): Social innovation and Enterprise
      Integrative Studies (BA): Social Justice and Human Rights
      Integrative Studies (BA): Social Science for Education
      Integrative Studies (BA):Childhood Studies
      Integrative Studies (BA):Women and Gender Studies Concentration
      Integrative Studies (BS): Applied Global Conservation
      Integrative Studies (BS): Individualized Concentration
      Integrative Studies (BS): Life Sciences

  • Department
    Program Area of Study
    Public and Social Services
      Majors

      Conflict Analysis and Resolution (BA)
      Conflict Analysis and Resolution (BS)
      Criminology, Law and Society (BA)
      Criminology, Law and Society (BS)
      Global Affairs (BA)
      Government and International Politics (BA)
      Government and International Politics (BA): Philosophy, Politics, and Economics
      Public Administration (BS)
      Religious Studies (BA)

  • Department
    Program Area of Study
    Science, Math, and Technology
      Majors

      Applied Computer Science (BS): Bioinformatics
      Applied Computer Science (BS): Computer Game Design
      Applied Computer Science (BS): Geography
      Applied Computer Science (BS): Software Engineering
      Astronomy (BS)
      Atmospheric Sciences (BS)
      Bioengineering (BS): Bioengineering Healthcare Informatics
      Bioengineering (BS): Bioengineering Prehealth
      Bioengineering (BS): Biomedical Signals and Systems
      Biology (BA)
      Biology (BS)
      Biology (BS): Bioinformatics
      Biology (BS): Biopsychology
      Biology (BS): Biotechnology and Molecular Biology
      Biology (BS): Environmental and Conservation Biology
      Biology (BS): Microbiology
      Chemistry (BA)
      Chemistry (BA): Biochemistry
      Chemistry (BS)
      Chemistry (BS): Analytical and Environmental Chemistry
      Chemistry (BS): Biochemistry
      Chemistry (BS): Chemistry Education
      Civil and Infrastructure Engineering (BS)
      Computational and Data Sciences (BS)
      Computer Engineering (BS)
      Computer Science (BS)
      Cyber Security Engineering (BS)
      Earth Science (BS)
      Earth Science (BS): Earth Surface Processes
      Earth Science (BS): Environmental Geoscience
      Earth Science (BS): Geology
      Earth Science (BS): Oceanography and Estuarine Science
      Electrical Engineering (BS)
      Environmental and Sustainability Studies (BA)
      Environmental Science (BS)
      Forensic Science (BS)
      Geography (BA)
      Geography (BS)
      Geology (BA)
      Information Technology (BS)
      Mathematics (BA): Mathematics Education
      Mathematics (BA): Traditional Mathematics
      Mathematics (BS): Actuarial Mathematics
      Mathematics (BS): Applied Mathematics
      Mathematics (BS): Mathematical Statistics
      Mathematics (BS): Mathematics Education
      Mathematics (BS): Traditional Mathematics
      Mechanical Engineering (BS)
      Medical Laboratory Science (BS)
      Neuroscience (BS)
      Physics (BS)
      Physics (BS): Applied and Engineering Physics Concentration
      Physics (BS): Astrophysics Concentration
      Physics (BS): Computational Physics Concentration
      Statistics (BS)
      Systems Engineering (BS)

  • Department
    Program Area of Study
    Social Sciences
      Majors

      Anthropology (BA)
      Art History (BA)
      Athletic Training (BS)
      Communications (BA)
      Creative Writing (BFA)
      Economics (BA)
      Economics (BA): Philosophy, Politics, and Economics
      Economics (BS)
      Economics (BS): Managerial Economics
      Economics (BS): Philosophy, Politics, and Economics
      Foreign Languages (BA): Arabic
      History (BA): Digital History
      History (BA): Global History
      History (BA): Individualized
      History (BA): No Concentration
      History (BA): Public History
      Human Development and Family Science (BA): Adolescent Development and Services
      Human Development and Family Science (BA): Adult Development and Agings
      Human Development and Family Science (BA): Child Development, Education, and Services
      Human Development and Family Science (BA): Family Health and Well Being
      Human Development and Family Science (BA): Family Research, Policy, and Advocacy
      Kinesiology (BS)
      Latin American Studies (BA)
      Philosophy (BA)
      Philosophy (BA): Philosophy and Law
      Philosophy (BA): Philosophy, Politics, and Economics
      Physical Education (BSEd)
      Psychology (BA)
      Psychology (BS)
      Russian and Eurasian Studies (BA): Eurasian Studies
      Russian and Eurasian Studies (BA): Russian Language and Cultures
      Russian and Eurasian Studies (BA): Russian Studies
      Social Work (BSW)
      Sociology (BA)

  • Department
    Program Area of Study
    Trades and Personal Services
      Majors

      Hospitality, Tourism and Events Management (BS): Events Management
      Hospitality, Tourism and Events Management (BS): Hospitality Management
      Hospitality, Tourism and Events Management (BS): Tourism Management

Top Undergraduate Majors Pursued
  • Computer Science
  • Biology
  • Accounting
  • Management
  • Information Technology
Top Undergraduate Majors by Completion Rate
No result
Admission Contact information
Name
Rachel Cleaver
Phone
Campus Size
Large (>15,000)
On-Campus Housing
Yes
Study Abroad
Yes
Campus Support Services
  • Counseling Services
  • Disability Services
  • Writing Center
  • Tutoring Services
  • Work-Study
  • Child Care
  • Transportation
Number of Student Clubs and Organizations:
more than 150
Campus Clubs and Organizations
  • Choir/Band
  • Club/Intramural Sports
  • Greek Life (fraternity & sororities)
  • Honor Society
Demographics
Male
53%
Female
47%
American Indian/Alaskan Native
0%
Asian
17%
Black or African American
11%
Hispanic/Latino
12%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
0%
Two or More Races
4%
White
45%
Non-Residents/ Out-of-State Students
19.20%
First Generation
37.00%
Admission Contact information
Name
Rachel Cleaver
Phone