George Mason University

Men's MCLA Contact: Johannes Shade
10 / 10
26,192 Undergrads / 37,316 Students
5 / 10
$19,064 Net Price
2 / 10
81% Admitted
  • Team Conference

    NCLL Conf.

  • College Type

    4-year, Public

  • Campus Type

    Suburb: Large

Student Body
  • Male
  • Female
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • In-State
  • Out-of-state
  • Foreign
  • Other
  • White
  • Black
  • Asian
  • Latino
  • Foreign
  • Other
Student-to-faculty Ratio
17 to 1
Return For Sophomore Year
Overall Graduation Rate
Graduate On Time / in 6 Years
47% / 70%
Calendar System
Religious Affiliation
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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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
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
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Niche Grades
Overall Experience
Student Life
Professor Rating
Test Scores
Critical Reading
530 - 620
550 - 660
1130 - 1310
23 - 31
23 - 28
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.

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SAT Reading

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

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Applicants 19,557 8,857 10,700
% Admitted 81% 77% 84%
% Admits That Enroll 23% 27% 20%
Incoming Freshman Average GPA 3.66
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  • Denied
  • Applied
  • Waitlisted
  • Admission Considerations
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    Majors / Programs

    Degrees offered by popularity. Type = Bachelor.

    Business (20%)
    Social Sciences (11%)
    Health Professions (10%)
    Computer & Information Sciences (9%)
    Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement (7%)
    Biological & Biomedical Sciences (6%)
    Psychology (6%)
    Liberal Arts & Sciences (6%)
    English Language & Literature (6%)
    Engineering (6%)
    Visual & Performing Arts (5%)
    Physical Sciences (2%)
    Foreign Languages (1%)
    History (1%)
    Education (1%)
    Mathematics & Statistics (1%)
    Interdisciplinary Studies (1%)
    Parks, Recreation & Fitness Studies (1%)
    Communication Technology (1%)
    Public Admin. & Social Services (1%)
    Family, Consumer & Human Sciences
    Natural Resources & Conservation
    Philosophy & Religious Studies
    Ethnic, Cultural & Gender Studies
    Athlete graduation rate
    Net Price

    Average net price = sticker price - financial aid.


    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.

    On Campus
    Tuition & Fees$12,462 $32,582
    Books & Supplies$1,200 $1,200
    Cost of Living$12,426 $12,426
    Personal Expenses$4,196 $4,196
    Sticker Price$30,284 $49,142

    Personal expenses includes laundry, transportation, entertainment and furnishings.

    Financial Aid

    76% of full-time, incoming freshman receive financial aid.

    Receiving Aid %
    Avg. Aid Amount
    Type of Aid
    Grant or Scholarship62%$9,304
    Federal Grants30%$4,998
    Pell Grants30%$4,785
    Other Federal13%$526
    State & Local Grants36%$3,931
    Institutional Grants33%$8,740
    Student Loans53%$7,922
    Federal Loans51%$5,297
    Other Loans9%$16,175

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    All financials shown for full-time, incoming freshman.

    Total Amount
    Per Student
    Financial Assets $84.9 Million $2,276

    Value of endowment assets at fiscal year end.


    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.


    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.


    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, 47% of students graduate on time.

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

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