George Mason University

George Mason University is a diverse innovative, entrepreneurial institution with global distinction in a range of academic fields. Its prime location just outside Washington, D.C., makes its beautiful residential campus the destination for students from all over the world. With strong undergraduate and graduate degree programs, our students routinely receive national and international scholarships and awards. Enrollment is 35,000, with students studying in over 210 degree programs from bachelors to doctoral, as well as Law. Students take internships and get jobs at national and international companies and organizations, ranging from National Geographic to the White House. Our connections to the D.C. area enhance opportunities for faculty to engage in the top research in their fields, as demonstrated by our two Nobel Laureates. Mason prides itself on being among the most innovative universities in the world with many degree programs that are the first of their kind. We are at the forefront of biomedical research, and hold a preeminent position in the fields of economics, electronic journalism, and history, just to name a few. Mason strives to be a university for the world as it continues to explore instructional, research, and outreach opportunities for innovative global initiatives that enhance the education of its students and increase collaborations among faculty and programs throughout the globe.

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School Details

school_type year_founded religious_affiliation academic_calendar year_2016_endowment address telephone
Public, Coed 1972 N/A Semester $71.6 million 4400 University Drive, Fairfax, VA 22030 (703) 993-1000
overall score total score state city online paying global
42 100.0 Virginia Fairfax 124 148 112