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George Mason University


Overview

Student Population
34,909
Best Colleges National Rank
#359
 Location Fairfax, Virginia
 Online gmu.edu 
School Type Public 4 Year
Size Large
Profit Status Non-profit
On campus housing Yes
Degrees Offered Undergrad/Graduate

Located in Fairfax, Virginia, George Mason University is a large four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 15,548 prospective students applied, and 12,592 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 3,214 enrolled in the school.  23,675 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 11,234 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2017/2018, excluding room and board, is $8,672 plus fees of $3,252. Mason is ranked 359 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2018 U.S. Colleges Ranking.


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Admission Standards
Very High
Test Scores
SAT ACT GPA
SAT1130/1310
ACT24/29
GPA3.66
Applications Accepted
81%
Applications DueJan 15, 2019
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

Cost to Attend

Virginia Resident Tuition
$8,672
In State Costs for George Mason University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$3,252
Room and Board $12,028
Budget for Other Expenses$4,074
Total One Year Cost$29,226
Out of State Tuition
$31,118
Out of State Costs for George Mason University
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,200
Other Fees$3,252
Room and Board $12,028
Budget for Other Expenses$4,074
Total One Year Cost$51,672

Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$61,900 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
64% within 6 years

Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by George Mason University students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 23%
Social Sciences 16%
English and Literature 10%
Psychology 8%
Visual and Performing Arts 7%