As Virginia’s largest public research university, we set the standard for a bold, progressive education that serves our students and communities.
We Were Made to Make it Better
Our identity was forged in 1972 on Virginia's strong ideals of academic excellence and service. Today, that spirit energizes us as a leader in scholarship and research; preparing graduates to meet the complex needs of a rapidly changing world.
Freedom and Learning
A public, comprehensive, research university established by the Commonwealth of Virginia in the National Capital Region, we are an innovative and inclusive academic community committed to creating a more just, free, and prosperous world.
The Mason Graduate
- An engaged citizen.
- A well-rounded scholar.
- Prepared to act.