At a Glance

Overview
  • Founded
  • 1972
  • Tuition & Fees (In-State)
  • $9,908
  • Selectivity
  • Less Selective
  • Academic Calendar
  • Semester
  • Public/Private
  • Public
  • Religious Affiliation
  • None
Location and setting

Suburban

Fairfax, VA

Deadlines

N/A

Regular App Deadline

N/A

Early App Deadline

January 15

Financial Aid Deadline

Admissions

Application Information
  • Acceptance rate
  • 55%
  • % Admitted who enroll
  • 21%
  • Application Fee
  • $70
Incoming freshman Class Rankings

94%

Top half of HS class

58%

Top quarter of HS class

58%

Top tenth of HS class
Incoming Freshman SAT Scores
  • Verbal
  • 530-620
  • Math
  • 530-630
  • Writing
  • N/A
Incoming Freshman ACT Scores
  • Composite
  • 24-29
  • English
  • 23-29
  • Math
  • 23-27
  • Writing
  • N/A
Admissions

Less Selective

  • ACCEPTED
  • 80%
  • PERCENT ADMITTED WHO ENROLL
  • 21%
  • ENROLLMENT
  • 23,817

Costs & Aid

Cost: In-State

$9,908

Tuition and fees (in state)

$1,200

books and supplies

$11,678

room and board

$22,786

Total on campus
Cost: Out-of-State

$32,582

Tuition and fees (out of state)

$1,200

books and supplies

$11,678

room and board

$45,460

Total on campus
Actual Cost By Income Level (w/Financial Aid)
  • Family Income
  • Cost
  • $0-$30K
  • $15,089
  • $30-$48K
  • $15,800
  • $48-$75K
  • $18,989
  • $75-$110K
  • $21,584
  • $110 & UP
  • $23,680
Financial aid

73%

Receiving Financial Aid

28%

Receiving Federal Grants

52%

Receiving Federal Loans
FINANCIAL AID DEADLINE: January 15

Student Life

Student Body

21,990

Total undergrad enrollment

11,092

Total grad students

17%

Out-of-state

79%

In-state

4%

International
Students

  • 51%

    FEMALE

  • 49

    MALE
Organizations

255

Student Organizations

21

Fraternities

15

Sororities
Housing

Yes

On-Campus Housing

19%

% of Students living on campus
Student Diversity
  • % American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 0%
  • % Asian/Pacific Islander
  • 19%
  • % Black or African-American
  • 11%
  • % Hispanic/Latino
  • 14%
  • % White or Caucasian
  • 43%

Academics

Faculty & Classes

16:1

Student:Faculty Ratio

1,275

Total Faculty (Full-time)

Please verify all data with George Mason University before applying!

We use student reviews and the most current publicly available data on our school pages. As such, we don't typically remove or edit college information. Sources for school statistics and data include the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System. Portions of college data include copyrighted material, which is reproduced on this website by permission of Wintergreen Orchard House, a division of Carnegie Communications. © 2009-2016 by Wintergreen Orchard House. All rights reserved.

George Mason University administrators: claim your school to add photos and details.