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Undergraduate (in-state)$36,579
($13,119)
Graduate (in-state)$37,956
($16,644)
Books & Supplies$1,314
On-Campus Living Costs $16,236
Off-Campus Living Costs $20,830

GMU 2022 Tuition & Fees and COA

For the academic year 2021-2022, the undergraduate tuition & fees at George Mason University is $13,119 for Virginia residents and $36,579 for out-of-state students. The graduate school tuition & fees is $16,644 for students living in Virginia and $37,956 for others. The Living costs besides the tuition & fees is reported as $16,236 when a student lives on campus and $20,830 when a student lives off-campus.
Its total costs of attendance (COA) is $54,129 when a student lives on campus and $58,723 when living off-campus for the academic year 2021-2022. It includes tuition, fees, book & supplies costs, room & board, and other living expenses. The following table and chart illustrate the COA by living preferences and tuition rates.
2021-2022 COA
In-StateOut-of-State
Total Costs$30,669 (On-Campus)
$35,263 (Off-Campus)
$54,129 (On-Campus)
$58,723 (Off-Campus)
Tuition & Fees$13,119$36,579
Books & Supplies$1,314
Room & Board$12,630 (on-campus) /$13,268 (off-campus)
Other Expenses$3,606 (on-campus) /$7,562 (off-campus)
Average Financial Aid$7,838
Total Costs After Receiving Aid$22,831 (On-Campus)
$27,425 (Off-Campus)
$46,291 (On-Campus)
$50,885 (Off-Campus)
[Chart] 2022 Cost of Attendance

Undergraduate Tuition & Fees

For the academic year 2021-2022, the undergraduate tuition & fees is $13,119 for Virginia residents and $36,579 for out-of-state students. The undergraduate tuition rates are increased by 0.29% compared to academic year 2020-2021.
2022 Undergraduate Tuition & Fees
201920202021 2022
In-State$12,462 $12,564 $13,014 $13,119
Out-of-State$35,922 $36,024 $36,474 $36,579
[Chart]2022 Undergraduate Tuition & Fees

Graduate Tuition & Fees

For the academic year 2021-2022, the graduate tuition & fees is $16,644 for Virginia residents and $37,956 for out-of-state students. The graduate program tuition rates are increased by 1.46% compared to academic year 2020-2021.
2022 Graduate School Tuition & Fees
201920202021 2022
In-State$15,138 $15,648 $16,098 $16,644
Out-of-State$35,724 $36,960 $37,410 $37,956
[Chart] 2022 Graduate Tuition & Fees

Tuition Per Credit Hour

For the academic year 2021-2022, the tuition per credit hour for part-time students or overloaded credits for full-time students is $547 for Virginia residents and $1,524 for out-of-state students for undergraduate programs.
For graduate programs, the tuition per credit hour is $693 for Virginia residents and $1,581 for out-of-state students. The tuition per credit hour are increased by 0.26% compared to academic year 2020-2021.
2022 Tuition Per Credit Hour
201920202021 2022
UndergraduateIn-State$519 $524$542$547
Out-of-State$1,497 $1,501$1,520$1,524
GraduateIn-State$631 $652$671$693
Out-of-State$1,489 $1,540$1,559$1,581
[Chart] 2022 Graduate Tuition & Fees

Books & Supplies

For the academic year 2021-2022, the average costs for purchasing books and course supllies is $1,314. The following table and charts illustrate the changes of the books & supplies costs at George Mason University.
2022 Books & Supplies Costs
201920202021 2022
Books & Supplies $1,200 $1,278 $1,278 $1,314
[Chart] 2022 Books & Supplies Costs

Living Costs

For the academic year 2021-2022, the average costs for living costs at George Mason University is $16,236 when living on campus and $20,830 when living off-campus . The on-campus living costs are increased by 3.51% compared to academic year 2020-2021. The off-campus living costs are increased by 7.60% compared to academic year 2020-2021.
Living Costs
201920202021 2022
On-CampusRoom & Board $12,426$11,946$12,426$12,630
Other Expenses $4,196$3,378$4,196$3,606
Off-CampusRoom & Board $12,426$12,264$12,426$13,268
Other Expenses $5,780$6,318$5,780$7,562
[Chart] 2022 Room & Boards and other Living Costs