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George Mason University (GMU) is a public research university based in Fairfax County, Virginia, USA and offers a wide range of master's degree courses through its 10 academic schools.
  • Average Tuition USD 33,200
  • Students 33,929
  • Total Annual Cost USD 49,200
  • Intakes Fall Spring
  • Application Deadline July 1 November 30
  • Campus Setting Town

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School Description

George Mason University (GMU) encourages cross-cultural understanding by providing meaningful opportunities for shared learning, thereby enriching the study experience gained by the master’s degree students. GMU delivers a wide range of master's degree programs cutting across several areas of study such as Law, Finance, Computer Science, and Conflict Analysis and Resolution. A great variety of career and graduate assistantships opportunity exist for master’s degree students. Classes are held at times and locations convenient to students to allow them to work while studying. 

Support facilities to ease the learning process are made available such as libraries, health and wellbeing centers and so many more. In addition, GMU students benefit from the networking opportunities from over 80,000 alumni who live and work in the area. GMU offers a number of accelerated master’s degree programs to academically strong students after a successful completion of 144-159 credits. GMU produced the first Muslim woman in space Anousheh Ansari. Other notable alumni include Sharon Creech – Author, and Bruce Klein - Business mogul.

  • 01GMU is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (SACS).
  • 02GMU's Law School (The Antonin Scalia Law School) is ranked 18th in the world by Shanghai Ranking.
  • 03Forbes lists GMU as one of the top 100 America's Best Value Colleges.

Master Programs

  • 4400 University Dr, Fairfax, VA 22030, United States

    Accounting

    This MS program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Accounting Principles. The program offers courses that focus on all aspects of business, management and finance.  

  • 4400 University Dr, Fairfax, VA 22030, United States

    Anthropology

    This MA program is designed to equip students with the conceptual knowledge of Anthropology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of human language, culture, societies, biological and material remains, bio more
  • 4400 University Dr, Fairfax, VA 22030, United States

    Applied and Engineering Physics

    This MS program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Physics. The program offers courses that focus on the study of matter and energy at a fundamental level using mathematics as more
  • 4400 University Dr, Fairfax, VA 22030, United States

    Applied Information Technology

    This MS program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Information Technology. The program offers courses that focus on the design of technological information systems; computing s more

Rankings

  • SchoolApply Ranking
    SchoolApply Ranking 332
  • ARWU - Shanghai Ranking
    ARWU - Shanghai Ranking 201
  • Times World University Rankings
    Times World University Rankings 301
  • QS Rankings (Global)
    QS Rankings (Global) 801
  • Forbes (USA)
    Forbes (USA) 169
  • US News (National)
    US News (National) 136

Admission Requirements

  • Minimum GPA 3.00
  • Minimum incoming TOEFL iBT 80
  • Minimum incoming IELTS 6.50
  • GRE Required
  • GMAT Required
  • Minimum PTE 59

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    Financial Aid & Scholarship

    GMU offers a range of merit-based scholarship opportunities to its master’s. A range of scholarship opportunities is made available by the various academic schools and departments.

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    Established in 1972

    GMU is ranked first by Virginia’s State Council of Higher Education for schools with the highest average starting salary of its graduates.

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