Online Program Overview

George Mason University is a four-years, public school located in Fairfax, Virginia. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For the academic year 2021-2022, the tuition & fees are $13,119 for Virginia residents and $36,579 for other students on average.

It offers 293 degree programs. Of that, the distance learning opportunity is given to 54 programs - 10 Bachelors, 22 Masters, 22 Post-Bachelors or Post-Masters Certificate.
Online Degrees / Programs Overview
School NameGeorge Mason University
Typefour-years, public
Address4400 University Dr, Fairfax, VA
Online Students27,235 Enrolled Online Exclusively
9,667 Enrolled in Some Online Courses
Undergraduate Tuition & FeesIn-State$13,119
Graduate Tuition & FeesIn-State$16,644
Student to Faculty17:1 (5.88%)
Online Degree Programs
Total54 Programs
Bachelors10 Programs
Masters22 Programs
Post-Graduate22 Programs

2022 Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2021-2022 tuition & fees and costs trends over last 5 years at George Mason University . Each cost is an average amount over the all offered programs. For Virginia residents, the tuition & fees are $13,119 and $36,579 for non-Virginia residents. For graduate programs, the 2022 tuition & fees is $16,644 and $37,956 for out-of-state students.
The costs per credit hour for part-time students or overload credits of full-time students is $547 for Virginia residents and $1,524 for out-of-state students for undergraduate programs. The costs per credit hour for graduate programs is $693 for Virginia residents and $1,581 for out-of-state students.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: July 22, 2022)
Tuition & feesCost Per Credit HourTuition Change Chart
Tuition Changes (2018-2022)
Undergraduate (In-State)$11,924$12,462$12,564$13,014$13,119
Undergraduate (Out-of-State)$34,370$35,922$36,024$36,474$36,579
Graduate (In-State)$14,480$15,138$15,648$16,098$16,644
Graduate (Out-of-State)$34,184$35,724$36,960$37,410$37,956
Tuition Changes (2018-2022)
Undergraduate (In-State)$496$519$524$542$547
Undergraduate (Out-of-State)$1,432$1,497$1,501$1,520$1,524
Graduate (In-State)$603$631$652$671$693
Graduate (Out-of-State)$1,424$1,489$1,540$1,559$1,581
Tuition & Fees Trends last 5 years

Online Programs By Area of Study

George Mason University offers 293 degree programs through Bachelors, Masters, Doctorate, Post-Graduate Certificate programs. Of that, 54 programs can be conferred by distance learning - 10 Bachelors, 22 Masters, 22 Post-Bachelors or Post-Masters. The following table summarizes the number of degree programs by degree types.
Total Number of Online Degree Programs
CertificateAssociatesBachelors MastersDoctorate Post-Graduate
Overall ProgramsNOT OFFEREDNOT OFFERED73 943987
The next tables list each online program with offered degrees. The number on each column denotes the conferred degree of the program. It includes the completers through on-campus classes and hybrid on/offline classes as well as completely online classes. Only in Classroom means that the program is offered only on-site classes and not offered denotes that the school does not offer the program.

You may want to see all online schools offering a major program by following the link on the title of the program.
Communications Technologies
Computer and Information Sciences
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Work and Family Studies
Legal Studies
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, and Firefighting
Human Services
Social Sciences
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences

Distance Learning Program Student Population

At George Mason University, there are 38,541 students including in both undergraduate and graduate schools, with full-time and part-time status. Of that, 36,902 students were attending classes through distance learning (27,235 students are enrolled exclusively and 9,667 are enrolled in some online courses).
Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment38,541
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses27,235
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses9,667
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses1,639
By student location, out of a total of 27,235 enrolled exclusively in online courses, 25,182 Virginia Residents were enrolled in online classes exclusively, 1,504 students living in the U.S. States other than Virginia, and 441 non-U.S. students enrolled in online courses.
Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses27,235
Virginia Resident25,182
Other State In U.S.1,608
Outside of U.S.441
Distance Learning Enrollment By Degree
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses27,235
Distance Learning Enrollment Undergraduate Students
Enrolled Exclusively in Undergraduate Online Courses19,884
Degree/Certificate Seeking19,373
Non-Degree/Certificate Seeking511

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