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Overview

Mason
Location Fairfax, VA
Setting Large Suburban
Enrollment 38,541
Type Public 4 Year
National Ranking #199
Religious Affiliation -
Status Non-profit
Website gmu.edu
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Costs

Mason
Tuition (In State) $9,510
Tuition (Out of State) $33,906
Room & Board $12,090
Avg Net Price $18,285
Avg Grant Aid $9,908
% Receiving Grant Aid 74%

Admission

Mason
Applied 21,198
Admitted 18,909
Acceptance Rate 89.2%
Enrolled % 18.8%
Avg High School GPA 3.66
Typical High School Grades B+
Admissions Standards Difficult
Applicant Competition
ACT Range 24/30
SAT Range 1100/1300
Submit Test Scores Considered but not required
Application Deadline Jan 15, 2023

Academics

Mason
Student to Faculty Ratio 17:1
Popular Majors
  • Business (23%)
  • Social Sciences (16%)
  • English and Literature (10%)
  • Psychology (8%)
  • Visual and Performing Arts (7%)

Outcomes

Mason
Graduation Rate 64%
Median Earnings (After 10 years) $61,900
Making Student Loan Payments 73%
Median Student Loan Debt $19,750
Median Loan Payment $204

Diversity

Mason
% Men 48%
% Women 52%
Racial Diversity Very High
HBCU No
% White 43%
% Black 11%
% Hispanic 13%
% Native American 0%
% Pacific Islander 0%
% Two or More Races 5%
% International 5%
% Unknown Race 5%

Students

Mason
% In-State 81%
% Out-of-State 15%

Campus

Mason
Campus Housing Yes
Freshman Dorm Required No
Meal Plan Yes
Weekend/Evening Classes No
Daycare Facility Yes
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Sources: U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov IPEDS and College Scorecard https://collegescorecard.ed.gov/