YOUR CAMPUS EXPERIENCE
We are one of the most diverse universities in the country. Our diversity has defined and shaped our culture, from how we educate our students, to our sense of responsibility in our communities and in the world as a whole. The Mason Nation brings together many different ideas and perspectives that contribute to a vibrant and engaging community.
INTERNATIONAL STUDENT ADMISSIONS REQUIREMENTS
- Complete the online application form and pay the required nonrefundable application fee.
- Official original copies of all secondary school transcripts, leaving certificates, and/or university entrance examinations.
- Students may be considered for admission with no SAT or ACT score through our score-optional admissions program; however, SAT or ACT results may be required.
- Applicants must demonstrate English language proficiency. We require a minimum TOEFL score of 80 on the iBT exam with an 18 in each subsection, IELTS score of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each subsection, and other acceptable exams are listed on our website.
Our commitment to provide a global education extends to Mason Korea, a part of the Songdo Global University Campus, strategically located 40 kilometers from Seoul, South Korea. Mason Korea offers undergraduate programs in business, computational and data sciences, computer game design, conflict analysis and resolution, economics, and global affairs. It also offers preeminent teaching facilities, a library with technology, a performing arts center, modern dormitories, faculty apartments, and guest housing.
George Mason University was established as an independent university in 1972.
- 40+ residence halls
- 78 majors
- 16:1 student-to-faculty ratio
- 22 men’s and women’s NCAA Division I athletic teams
- More than 38,000 total students: 27,000+ undergraduates and 11,000+ graduate and professional students
- 10% international student population
24 kilometers to Washington, D.C., or a less than 45-minute ride by Metrorail from Mason’s Fairfax Campus in Virginia.
Limitless internship possibilities, including with Fortune 500 companies, NGOs, embassies, museums, performing arts organizations, television and radio stations, and more.
TIER 1 RESEARCH UNIVERSITY
NO. 64 AMONG TOP PUBLIC SCHOOLS
U.S. News & World Report 2023
87% OF OUR GRADUATES
achieve positive career outcomes within six months of graduation
AMONG THE TOP 300 UNIVERSITIES WORLDWIDE
Academic Ranking of World Universities, 2022
NO. 9 WORLDWIDE in CYBERSECURITY
Mason’s Cyber Security Engineering Program is ranked 9th in the world according to EduRank