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Acceptance Rate 81 %
SAT Average 1,220
Tuition & Fees $36,024
($12,564)
Student Population 37,316
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $7,175

GMU Academic Overview

George Mason University (GMU) is a public, 4 or more years institute located in Fairfax, Virginia. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and total 37,316 students are enrolled into GMU. It is a Research University (very high research activity) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 81% and the graduation rate is 70% last year.

GMU 2020 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in academic year 2019-2020, George Mason University tuition and fees are $12,564 for Virginia residents and $36,024 for non-residents. For graduate school, its 2020 tuition and fees are $15,648 for in-state students and $36,960 for out-of-state students.

George Mason University 2020 Tuition & Fees
In-StateOut-of-State
Undergraduate$12,564$36,024
Graduate$15,648$36,960
[Chart] George Mason University 2019-2020 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics at GMU

Next chart illustrates the 2020 key academic stats at GMU. The acceptance rate of GMU is 81% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 23%. The average graduation rate is 70% and the transfer-out rate is 16%. Total 37,316 students are attending GMU including both undergraduate and graduate students and the student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1. The average received amount of financial aid is $7,175 and 50 students received grants of scholarship aid (0.19% of total undergraduate students). Total 37,316 students are attending GMU including both undergraduate and graduate students and the student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1.

[Chart] George Mason University Academic Statistics
Acceptance Rate for George Mason University is 81 %.
Graduation Rate for George Mason University is 70 %
Transfer-out Rate for George Mason University is 16 %
Retention Rate for George Mason University is 87 %
Student Population for George Mason University is 37,316
Student to Faculty Rate for George Mason University is 17 %
The average received amount of financial aid is $7,175 at George Mason University.

Offered Degrees

GMU offers 255 programs through online and on-site education. Next table lists the number of programs by offered degree.

Offered Programs at George Mason University
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Bachelor's Degree695
Post Bachelor's Degree6012
Master's Degree8717
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship380
Doctor's degree - professional practice10

Special Learning Opportunities

George Mason University offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides ROTC, teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students.

Special Learning Opportunities at George Mason University
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
ROTCArmy, Air Force
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:6,307)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $4,490)

Veterans Benefits

George Mason University has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.

Veterans Benefits at George Mason University
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges

Accepted Credits at George Mason University

George Mason University accepts following credits that their students have earned.

Accepted Credits at George Mason University
Dual Credits
Credits for life experiences
Advanced Placement (AP) credits