See Yourself Here

At Mason, there is no one type of student. We are a diverse community of individuals coming together to bring our curiosity, talents, strengths, and resilience to the task of advancing and improving the world.

Freshman Regular Decision Deadline is February 1

Prospective freshman students should complete the fall admission application by February 1.

Submit Your FAFSA or VASA

Students must submit their Free Application for Federal Student Aid or Virginia Alternative State Aid by February 1.

Admissions and Financial Aid

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As Virginia’s largest public research university, George Mason University is here to provide you not only a path to your degree, but a college experience like no other.

United States Capitol in Washington D.C.
Our proximity to Washington, D.C. provides more than an opportunity for site-seeing. Our connections inside and outside the Beltway are strong, paving an avenue of success for our graduates.

Mason offers over 200 degrees and numerous minors and certificate programs so you can customize your education to meet your career and personal goals. Our top priority is to provide students with a transformational learning experience that helps them grow as individuals, scholars and professionals.


A Location that Sets Us Apart


Mason’s prime location in Fairfax, Virginia, just 20 miles outside of Washington, D.C., gives you the best of both worlds. You’ll enjoy all the benefits of living near a vibrant and active city, not to mention the nation's capital, while also feeling safe and right at home at one of the largest and most beautiful residential campuses in Virginia.


Mason's connection to D.C. doesn't end with our location. Our ties within the federal government, high-tech, international NGO, and global business communities are unparalleled. Through these connections at Mason, you're likely to gain experience in the field of your choice while studying as an undergrad.



Prospective Students

Find application information specific to your interests and needs.

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