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Address4400 University Dr, Fairfax, VA 22030-4444
Phone703-993-1000
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School TypePublic, 4 or more years
Carnegie CategoryResearch University (very high research activity)
Highest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
George Mason University Campus, Fairfax, VA
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2021 Tuition & Fees and 2022 Estimation

For undergraduate school, the 2021 tuition and fees of George Mason University are $13,014 for in-state students and $36,474 for out-of-state students. For graduate programs, its 2021 tuition and fees are $16,098 for in-state students and $37,410 for out-of-state students.
The estimated 2022 tuition & fees are $13,480 for Virginia residents and $36,930 for out-of-state students based on the tuition changes over the past five years. The estimated 2022 graduate school tuition & fees are $16,561 for Virginia residents and $37,865 for out-of-state students.
The average earning in 10 years after graduation from the school is $63,900. The average salary varies depending on the field of study where the Computer Science program shows the highest salary with $69,400 after graduating.
2020-21 Tuition & Fees2021-22 Estimation
In-StateOut-of-State
Undergraduate$13,014$36,474
Graduate$16,098$37,410
*Updated with 2021 tuition data: source: NCES (National Center for Education Statistics)
In-StateOut-of-State
Undergraduate$13,480$36,930
Graduate$16,561$37,865
The estimation for 2021-2022 tuition costs is based on the cost change rates of last year.

2021 Key Stats

The Acceptance rate at George Mason University is 87% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 22%. The average SAT scores submitted by enrolled students is 1,215.
The average graduation rate is 71%. Total 37,316 students are attending the school and the school offers campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory and residence halls possessed by the school). Key academic stats for the school are listed in the next table.
2021 Key Academics Statistics at GMU
Admission Stats »87% Acceptance Rate / 22% Yield
Test Scores »1,215 SAT / 27 ACT
Graduation Rate »71%
Transfer-out Rate16%
Retention Rate87%(full-time), 66% (part-time)
Student to Faculty Ratio5.88% (17 to 1)
Student Population »37,316 (26,192 undergraduate)
Average Financial Aid »$7,175
Average Earning After 10 years of graduation$63,900
Average Salary by Field of Study$21,000 - $69,400

Special Learning Opportunities and On-Campus Student Services

George Mason University offers online classes (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. It has ROTC programs and offers teacher certification programs designed to prepare students to meet the requirements for certification as teachers. The next table summarizes the special learning opportunities.
Special Learning Opportunities at GMU
Online ClassUndergraduate, Graduate
ROTCArmy, Air Force
Weekend/Evening CollegeNo
Teacher CertificationYes
Study AbroadYes
GMU provides several student services including academic/career counseling services, employment services for students, Placement services for completers.
On-Campus Student Services at GMU
Remedial servicesNo
Academic/career counseling serviceYes
Employment services for studentsYes
Placement services for completersYes
On-campus day care for students' childrenYes
Library facilities at institutionVarious Library Facilities Provided

Campus Life

The following table illustrates the special characteristics of George Mason University. It has dormitories (or campus-owned housing) and its capacity is 6,307. It also offers separate board/meal plans and the annual cost is $4,490.
GMU Special Characteristics
Religious AffiliationNot applicable
Has HospitalNo
Offer Medical DegreeNo
Board/Meal PlanYes
Dormitory Capacity6,307



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