George Mason University

country rank 72
world rank 97

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University Overview

Established in 1957, George Mason University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the medium-sized town of Fairfax (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Virginia. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, George Mason University (GMU) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: over-45,000 students) coeducational higher education institution. George Mason University (GMU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 60 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. GMU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

University Name(s)

Acronym
GMU

Founded
1957

Motto
Freedom and Learning

Colours
Mason green and Mason gold

Mascot
The Patriot

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University Location

Address
4400 University Drive
Fairfax (population range: 10,000-49,999)
22030-4444 Virginia United States

T +1 (703) 993 1000

F +1 (703) 993 1002

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Degree Levels & Study Areas

uniRank Degree/Study Matrix
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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
UndergraduatePostgraduate
Local student10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
Int'l studentover 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Admission
Men and Women (coed)

International Students
Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission

Admission Selection
Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades

Admission Rate
Admission Rate 60-70%

Admission Office
4400 University Drive, MSN 3A4
Fairfax 22030
+1 (703) 993 2400


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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment
Total Enrolment Range over-45,000

Academic Staff
Not reported

Control Type
Control Type Public

Entity Type
Entity Type Non-Profit

Academic Calendar
Academic Calendar Semesters

Campus Setting
Campus Setting Suburban

Religious Affiliation
None

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Facilities and Services

Library
University Library Yes Go to George Mason University's Library

Housing
University Housing and Accommodation Yes

Sport Facilities
University Sport Facilities Yes

Financial Aids
University Financial Aids Yes

Study Abroad
Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes

Distance Learning
Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

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Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • American Association for Leisure and Recreation (AALR), Council on Accreditation

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Affiliations

  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)
  • Association of Public and Land-Grant Universities (APLU)
  • Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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Online Courses

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