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George Mason University is the largest public research university located in the state of Virginia in the U.S. It has 35,984 students from over 130 countries across the globe and all the 50 states of America.
The university is named after George Mason, one of the founding fathers of the United States. It became an independent institution after 1972 from the University of Virginia. It has a huge campus, library and a good infrastructure. Variety of students enroll in the university from all over the world of various ethnicities on-campus.
It is providing industry-relevant education to the students globally. 80% of its graduate students were placed within two months after they got their degrees from the university.
Its graduation rate is 71% whereas its acceptance rate is 81%.
The student-faculty ratio is 16:1. It has an average retention rate of 88%.
The university is providing online education with the same academic degree and the same rigor as a traditional degree for the students who are located abroad or require continuous traveling as part of the work. The students can be imbibed with leadership qualities and can be provided with exciting events and experiences, along with the development of the students pursuing online courses by enrolling in the university.
The faculty is highly experienced and supportive. They are ready to put in the effort to ensure each student benefits equally from the sessions. The faculty is easily approachable and well versed in their respective fields.
It provides various opportunities for students to explore their interests. The university is rich in academic and educational resources. Students can use these resources for their intellectual development.
The courses provided by this university are engaging and industry relevant. The syllabus is updated regularly and is relevant with the times.
The rankings are provided by the US News.
GMU is ranked 136th in the 'National Universities'.
It is ranked 92nd for 'Best College for Veterans'.
The university is ranked 105th in 'Best Value Schools'.
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Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.
1120 - 1320
24 - 30
High School GPA
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George Mason University admission process is simple and easy, Candidate must apply and should be accepted to George Mason University before the candidates can register for online courses at Mason. The stepwise process is mentioned below.
Students have to carefully see the courses and programs and have to select which interests the most. Students who are Mason students can enroll for programs. Students who wish for individual courses have to click on nondegree.
Students will get all the necessary information from the website and get to know on how to apply for any program. For freshmen, Transfer, Graduate, Non –Degree, and Military student additional information is provided on the website.
Once the candidates have filled the application form it is very important to review their applications by making sure the application fee is paid and all the information provided are correct.
Once the application has reviewed, candidate can now submit the application online by carefully look forward for undergraduate and graduate links to submit and to submit application form online for the programs like Master of Health Administration in Health Systems, Management, Master of Science in Health Informatics, Master’s degree in special education, Graduate certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis, and Graduate Certificate in Autism Studies candidates have to visit application page
Candidates after submitting the application online have to check whether the application has been received by the Mason office of admission with the help apply now links and for students to check the status for the programs like Master of Health Administration in Health Systems, Management, Master of Science in Health Informatics, Master’s degree in special education, Graduate certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis, and Graduate Certificate in Autism Studies candidates have to visit application page
The office of admissions after receiving the student’s application will be reviewed and a decision will be made and students will be notified
Candidates once receive the decision letter from the university then all the undergraduates should submit enrollment deposit and should follow the instructions and all the graduates should use a link which will be provided in order to confirm their intent to enroll through email. Only after confirmation students will be allowed for enrollment process
PatriotWeb is introduced by the university where the student can manage accounts, access transfer credits evaluations. So every after the enrollment process, students have to activate the account and also register for classes
Candidates with the help of Patriot Web can check if there is any balance due and have to make the necessary payment for their tuition and fees through Bill and Payment System or Cashier’s office before the due date
All online students are not requested to submit Immunization records, if the students want to change from online to on-campus then students have to submit records to the Immunization Office at Student Health Services.
Candidates should be careful regarding add/ drop and tuition liability deadlines. If the student does not drop course by the date posted then the candidate will be liable for tuition
Candidates have to meet the following requirements in order to be considered for admission at George Mason University
Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.
Average Annual Cost
Books And Supplies
Room And Board
The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.
Budget For Other Expenses
Total One Year Cost
The annual cost of attendance is the estimated annual cost of attending a particular college or university. It includes tuition, room and board, books, supplies, transportation, loan fees, and miscellaneous expenses. Schools use their cost of attendance in determining a student's eligibility for financial aid, such as grants and loans.
There may be different Cost Of Attendance for those who live on campus, live off-campus, or commute from home. State colleges and universities will list different Cost Of Attendance for in-state and out-of-state students. Graduate and professional students may have different Cost Of Attendance altogether.
The average net price of the university is $19,064 whereas the average annual cost of the tuition is $9,060.
The total one year cost of the university on an average is $30,284.
Highest Degree Offered
The highest degree offered by the Institution.
Full-Time Retention Rate
Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.
Part-Time Retention Rate
Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.
Research Funding per Student
Evening Degree Programs
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Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.
LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS
ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER
Two or more races
Non Resident alien
American Indian/Alaska native
0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander
Out Of State
36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.
Median Household Income
$95,275 per year
The students can reside on campus and N/A of Freshman Live On-Campus.
On Campus Housing Available
Freshmen Required to Live on Campus
Freshmen Live on Campus
Undergrads in College Housing
Averege Housing Cost
The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around
Meal Plan Available
Average Meal Plan Available
Division Sports Nickname
green and gold
Varsity Athletics Association
Varsity Athletics Conference Primary
Total Male Athletes
Total Female Athletes
Sports Team (Men)
Swimming and Diving
Track and Field
Sports Team (Women)
24-Hour Security Patrol
Campus Emergency Phones
24-Hour Escort Safety rides
Mobile Campus Emergency Alert
Students who want to enjoy the campus and lodging life can benefit from the on-campus housing facility provided by GMU. A candidate will be needed to pay a normal expense of $11,946 per year for living on campus. The number of female and male students at the university are 51% and 49%, respectively.
Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation
Median Total Debt After Graduation
The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.
Typical Monthly Loan Payment
The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.
$143 - 280
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and started their studies
Out of 7,811 students
10% Still Enrolled
Students Receiving Gift Aid
Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.
Average Aid Per Year
Students Receiving Federal Grants
Students Receiving State Aid
Students Receiving Institutional Grants
Aid awarded based on the family income.
$30K - $48K
$48K - $75K
$75K - $110K
Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants
Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants
The university offers many financial support schemes for eligible students. The eligibility criteria for various aids range from academic excellence to citizenship or nationality.
Students can utilize this financial assistance to aid in the payment of fees. Eligible students are offered grants, scholarships, loans and work-study options as financial aid.
Students are required to fill in the FAFSA form and George Mason University federal school code is 003749. Some of the financial aids provided by are given below.
Federal Aids such as Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant, Direct Subsidized Loan, Direct Unsubsidized Loan, Direct PLUS Loan, and Federal Work-Study program are provided to the students.
Virginia State Aids Virginia Guaranteed Assistance Program, Virginia Commonwealth Award, and Virginia Two-Year College Transfer Grant.
Institutional Aids by the university is provided in the form of The Great Falls Friends and Neighbors Scholarship, The Peter.C.Forame Student Leader Scholarship, John.C.and Louise .P. Wood Graduate, Black Scholars Endowed Scholarship, and Catherine “Cathy” Better Scholarship.
Military Aids provided by the university are Post 9/11 GI Bill and Tuition Assistance Program.
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