The $1 Billion Campaign for George Mason University
Built by grit, ability, and vision. Opportunities seized, risks rewarded. A willingness to break the mold, question the status quo, and become the model of what's needed and what will be next.
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Our power is proven. Our possibilities are endless. Our time is now.
Power Student Success
No qualified student faces financial or educational barriers at Mason.
We admit as many students as we can educate with purpose—and for purpose. We ask students, “Where do you want to go?” Then we work passionately to help them get there.
The Mason Virginia Promise is a pathway to a bachelor’s degree or help starting a business for every Virginian who wants one.
The Early Identification Program (EIP) provides year-round academic enrichment, personal and social development, civic engagement, and leadership training opportunities for middle and high school college-bound first generation college students.
Mason significantly expands its ability to impact the most pressing issues of our time.
High-impact ideas begin with high-impact thinkers—faculty and student researchers who embrace risk and welcome the diverse perspectives that produce the most effective results. Our scholarship extends beyond academia, it impacts lives and changes the world.
The white-fingered mud crabs and two diabolical parasites are the focus of research being conducted at George Mason University’s Potomac Science Center.
George Mason University researchers Vivian Motti and Anya Evmenova are utilizing smartwatch capabilities to help neurodiverse individuals live more independent lives.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, Mason's Laboratory for Advanced Testing developed a PCR saliva test, allowing them to analyze 10,000 tests a week and positioned Mason to be at the forefront of the next diagnostic challenge.
Mason meets future challenges and opportunities by engaging diverse perspectives, questioning the status quo, and fearlessly forging new paths.
We know that more of the same doesn’t lead to major breakthroughs or life-changing discoveries. Instead, we create more of what’s new, always asking, “Why not us?” and “Why not now?”
Mason fosters and enriches inclusive communities - on campus, locally, nationally, and globally.
We believe that community is an essential part of learning. And just as our learning has no boundaries, the Mason community starts, but doesn’t end, with our vibrant campuses. It extends to our diverse community partners, the region’s government and industry leaders, our campus in Korea—and anywhere our curiosity takes us.
Two groups of students from the Schar School of Policy and Government made the trip from George Mason University’s Fairfax Campus to destinations in the nation’s capital to see government in action.
New Arlington Director and Mason alum Ryan Touhill is eager to partner on Fuse Initiative. The landmark project is expected to create an ecosystem of market movers, not just for the Mason campus neighborhood but for Arlington, Virginia, at large.
Power a Sustainable Future
Mason is a model of responsible stewardship - financially, socially, and environmentally.
Our bold vision is matched by our sense of responsibility—to our students, our funders, our communities, and our planet. We know that trust is gained, not a given, and that our outcomes are the best testament of our effectiveness.
Learn more about how you can be a part of shaping Mason’s future through the Campaign for George Mason University.