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Fairfax, Virginia

George Mason University

Public school in Virginia with 26,800 total undergraduate students

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Admissions

Admissions website:

Admissions stats

Applicants & acceptance rate

Overall acceptance rate
91%
Women
93%

Men
89%

Total number of applicants
20,527
Women: 55%
Men: 45%

Accepted students who attend

Yield rate - overall
21%

Cost & scholarships

Your estimated net cost
$ ? / year
In-state
$25,749
Out-of-state
$49,209

Average net cost after aid

Income
Average net cost
$0–30,000
$13,342

$30,001–48,000
$14,429

$48,001–75,000
$17,359

$75,001–110,000
$21,649

Over $110,000
$24,371

Published costs and averages can be misleading: they don’t fully account for your family’s finances (for financial aid) or your academic profile (for scholarships).

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Applications

Application requirements

Accepts Common App
Yes

Considers class rank
Yes

Recommendation letters
Optional

TOEFL policy (international applicants)
Required

SAT/ACT testing policy
Optional
Policies change during COVID-19; please confirm by looking at this school's website.

Which tests students typically submit

SAT: 37%
ACT: 3%

Students

Enrolled student statistics

Enrolled students

First-year students (full-time)
3,986
Admission policy
Co-ed
Enrolled women:
48%
Enrolled men:
52%
6-year graduation rate
71%
20%
40%
60%
80%
100%
4 years
6 years
Retention rate
87%

Student diversity

Diverse
International students
5%

Race & ethnicity diversity among domestic students

Asian and Pacific Islander: 20%
Black: 11%
Hispanic: 15%
Native American: < 1%
Other: 8%
White: 45%

Academics

Student faculty ratio
17:1
Calendar system
Semester

Special academic offering

Study abroad

Credit for AP exams

Offers graduate degree

Academic and career counseling

Majors & careers

Special focus
None

Has medical school
No

Housing

Commuter College
No

On campus housing
Yes

Sports

D1 Football
No

Football conference
None

D1 Basketball
Yes

Basketball conference
Atlantic 10 Conference

Location

4400 University Dr
Fairfax, VA 22030
Campus Setting
Suburban

Region
Southeast

Campus culture

Religious Affiliation
None

HBCU
No

Contact information

(703) 993-1000
4400 University Dr
Fairfax, VA 22030
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