George Mason University

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Profile
Size
10 / 10
25,010 Undergrads / 35,984 Students
Cost
5 / 10
$18,629 Net Price
Selectivity
2 / 10
81% Admitted
  • Team Conference

    NCLL Conf.

  • College Type

    4-year, Public

  • Campus Type

    Suburb: Large

Student Body
Gender
  • Male
  • Female
Enrollment
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
Geography
  • In-State
  • Out-of-state
  • Foreign
  • Other
Ethnicity
  • White
  • Black
  • Asian
  • Latino
  • Foreign
  • Other
Student-to-faculty Ratio
16 to 1
Return For Sophomore Year
88%
Overall Graduation Rate
71%
Graduate On Time / in 6 Years
49% / 71%
Calendar System
Semester
Religious Affiliation
None
Housing
On campus housing is provided and is not required for incoming freshman

Other includes American Indian, Native Alaskan, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, two or more races and unknown race / ethnicity.

Team Road Trips

Most road trips for the team are located in-state (Virginia) or in nearby Maryland where they go to take on Washington College, Stevenson, Johns Hopkins, UMBC, and University of Maryland.

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Location
4400 University Dr, Fairfax, VA, 22030, Fairfax, VA, 22030 See Directions
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Where Grads Live
  • Washington D.C. Metro Area
  • Greater New York City Area
  • Richmond Virginia Area
  • Norfolk Virginia Area
  • San Francisco Bay Area
  • Baltimore Maryland Area
  • Greater Los Angeles Area
  • Greater Atlanta Area
  • Greater Boston Area
  • Greater Philadelphia Area
  • Raleigh-Durham North Carolina Area
  • Greater Denver Area
  • Greater San Diego Area
  • Dallas/Fort Worth Area
  • Greater Seattle Area
Where Grads Work
  • Fairfax County Public Schools
  • Booz Allen Hamilton
  • Inova Health System
  • Northrop Grumman Corporation
  • Deloitte
  • US Army
  • Lockheed Martin
  • Fairfax County Government
  • Northern Virginia Community College
  • CACI International Inc
  • U.S. Department of State
  • Accenture
  • Freddie Mac
  • IBM
  • MITRE
What Grads Do
  • Education
  • Information Technology
  • Operations
  • Engineering
  • Sales
  • Research
  • Consulting
  • Program and Project Management
  • Media and Communication
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Administrative
  • Finance
  • Support
  • Human Resources
  • Healthcare Services
Data from
Niche Grades
Overall
Student Life
Professors
Academics
Test Scores
SAT
Critical Reading
530 - 620
Math
540 - 640
Total
1130 - 1310
ACT
English
24 - 31
Math
23 - 28
Composite
24 - 30

This range represents the middle half of incoming freshman from the 25th to 75th percentile. The writing component is now optional and no longer reported.

GPA
SAT Math
SAT Reading
ACT

This distribution represents incoming freshman test scores and GPA on 4.0 scale.

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Admissions
 
Total
Male
Female
Applicants 18,993 8,525 10,468
% Admitted 81% 78% 84%
% Admits That Enroll 23% 26% 20%
Incoming Freshman Average GPA 3.66
  • Accepted
  • Denied
  • Applied
  • Waitlisted
  • Admission Considerations
     
    Required
    Recommended Rec.
    High School GPA
    High School Rank
    High School Transcript
    College Prep Classes
    Recommendations
    Demonstrate Competencies
    Admission Test Scores
    Other Tests (Wonderlic, etc.)
    TOEFL (English proficiency)
    Admissions Office
    Majors / Programs

    Degrees offered by popularity. Type = Bachelor.

    Business (18%)
    Social Sciences (11%)
    Health Professions (10%)
    Computer & Information Sciences (8%)
    Biological & Biomedical Sciences (7%)
    Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement (7%)
    English Language & Literature (7%)
    Psychology (6%)
    Engineering (6%)
    Visual & Performing Arts (5%)
    Liberal Arts & Sciences (5%)
    Public Admin. & Social Services (2%)
    Education (2%)
    Interdisciplinary Studies (1%)
    Physical Sciences (1%)
    Parks, Recreation & Fitness Studies (1%)
    Mathematics & Statistics (1%)
    Communication Technology (1%)
    History (1%)
    Foreign Languages (1%)
    Natural Resources & Conservation
    Philosophy & Religious Studies
    Ethnic, Cultural & Gender Studies
    Family, Consumer & Human Sciences
    Athlete Graduation Rate
    Financial
    Net Price

    Average net price = sticker price - financial aid.

    $18,629

    Average net price by income for incoming freshman receiving financial aid.

    Net price for students paying in-state tuition rate (public institutions).

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    Sticker Price

    Sticker price = estimated total cost of attendance.

     
    In-state
    Out-of-state
    On Campus
    Tuition & Fees$11,924 $32,582
    Books & Supplies$1,200 $1,200
    Cost of Living$12,028 $12,028
    Personal Expenses$4,074 $4,074
     
    Sticker Price$29,226 $49,142

    Personal expenses includes laundry, transportation, entertainment and furnishings.

    Financial Aid

    75% of full-time, incoming freshman receive financial aid.

     
    Receiving Aid %
    Avg. Aid Amount
    Type of Aid
    Grant or Scholarship61%$8,567
    Federal Grants28%$4,735
    Pell Grants28%$4,527
    Other Federal12%$485
    State & Local Grants39%$3,745
    Institutional Grants28%$8,868
     
    Student Loans52%$8,125
    Federal Loans50%$5,360
    Other Loans9%$16,157

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    All financials shown for full-time, incoming freshman.

     
    Total Amount
    Per Student
    Endowment
    Financial Assets $77.7 Million $2,159

    Value of endowment assets at fiscal year end.

    Debt

    Total federal debt after graduation for undergrad borrowers: $19,500.

    Total cumulative student debt by percentile.

     
    Total Principal
    Monthly Payment
    10 Year Repayment $15,994 $207

    Most student loans have a grace period before repayment begins.

    3 Year Avg. Default Rate: 2.1%

    Avg. rate for colleges with lacrosse is 5.1%.

    Total federal debt excludes private student loans and parent PLUS loans. Cumulative debt cohort includes 8,994 students.

    Salary

    Earnings 10 years after enrollment: $59,900

    Earnings of former students working by percentile.

    Earnings of former students who received federal financial aid. Figures shown are median.

    Payback

    How long until this college investment pays off: 4.04 years.

    Median debt and foregone earnings divided by median earnings. Foregone earnings assumes 4 years to graduation; at this school, 49% of students graduate on time.

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    Campus Safety
     
    On Campus
    In Residence Halls In Res. Halls
    Criminal Offenses
    Murder - -
    Negligent Manslaughter - -
    Rape 17 15
    Fondling 10 5
    Incest - -
    Statutory Rape - -
    Robbery 1 -
    Aggravated Assault 2 1
    Burglary 12 5
    Motor Vehicle Theft 1 -
    Arson 1 -

    In Residence Halls are a subset of On Campus statistics. Murder includes non-negligent manslaughter.

    The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here. Statistics represent 3-year average data.

    Data from The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.

    Carnegie Classifications
    Category
    Classification
    Basic ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity
    Undergrad InstructionBalanced arts & sciences/professions, high graduate coexistence
    Graduate InstructionResearch Doctoral: Comprehensive programs, no medical/veterinary school
    Enrollment ProfileMajority undergraduate
    Undergrad ProfileFour-year, full-time, more selective, higher transfer-in
    Size and SettingFour-year, large, primarily residential

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