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Facts and Figures

George Mason University
  • New Undergrad, Degree-Seeking
  • First Generation Students
  • Residential Population
  • Students
  • Degree Programs Offered
  • Faculty
  • Tuition and Fees
  • Room and Board
  • Financial Aid Profile
  • Fiscal Year
  • Buildings
  • Buildings Under Construction
  • Facilities Open to the Public
  • Athletic Programs

  • New Undergrad, Degree-Seeking Fall 2017
    First-Time Freshmen 3,489
    New Transfers 2,877

    First Generation Students Fall 2017
    First-Time Freshmen 38%
    Undergraduate Degree-Seeking 39%

    Students Living On Campus Fall 2017
    Degree-Seeking Undergraduates 5,899
    Graduate Students 163
    Other Students 167

    Students Fall 2017 Enrollment
    Total Enrollment (Including Mason Korea) 36,297
    Total Enrollment (US Campus Only) 35,960
    Student Profile, Fall 2017 (US Campus Only):
    By Student Level
    Undergraduate Degree-Seeking 24,372
    Graduate Degree-Seeking Certificates 495
    Graduate Degree-Seeking Master's 6,882
    Graduate Degree-Seeking Doctoral 2,154
    Professional (Law) 553
    Nondegree-Seeking Undergraduate 615
    Nondegree-Seeking Graduate 889

    By Course Load
    Full-Time Enrollment (68%) 24,626
    Part-Time Enrollment (32%) 11,334
    By Domicile
    In-State Students (81%) 29,059
    Out-of-State Students (19%) 6,901

    By Ethnicity
    Asian 5,979
    Black or African American 3,781
    Hispanic / Latino 4,334
    Native American / Alaska Native 53
    Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 100
    White 16,189
    Two or More 1,368
    Not Reported 1,131
    Non-Resident International 3,025
    Degree Programs Offered
    Undergraduate 83
    Graduate (Master's - 89; Doctoral - 39) 128
    Professional (Law) 1
    Total 212

    Full-time Instructional Faculty Headcount 1,306
    Full-time Research Faculty Headcount 164
    Part-time Faculty FTE

    Tuition and Fees Fall 2017
    In-State Undergraduate $11,924/year
    Out-State Undergraduate $34,370/year
    In-State Graduate $14,480/year
    Out-State Graduate $34,184/year
    In-State Law School
    Out-State Law School

    Room and Board Fall 2017

    Financial Aid Profile FY17
    Students Receiving Aid (60%) 20,820
    Average Grant $6,983
    Average Loan $12,859
    Average Work Study $2,127
    Student Aid Grand Total

    $301.5 million
    Fiscal Year
    FY17 Annualized Student FTE 29,400 (Target)
    FY18 Total Operating Budget $1,014.2 million
    FY18 Research Expenditures (budgeted) $104.7 million

    Buildings Fall 2017
    Academic/Research/Administrative 72
    Student Unions/Sports and Recreation 11
    Student Housing 54
    Parking Structures 4
    Auxiliary Support 9
    Total 150

    Buildings Under Construction FY18
    Peterson Family Health Sciences Hall (Academic/Research - Fairfax)
    Facilities Open to the Public
    Aquatic and Center
    Aquatic and Fitness Center

    Aquatic and Fitness Center

    The 81,580 square-foot, two-pool complex includes a 3,500-square-foot fitness gallery, four classrooms, whirlpool and co-ed sauna with men's and women's shower/locker rooms, and family changing area.

    Concert Hall

    Center for the Arts
    The Center for the Arts complex includes the 2,000-seat Concert Hall, two experimental theaters, three dance studios, and music and fine arts studios. Five hundred Concert Hall tickets are available free to students for each performance.

    Freedom Aquatic and Fitness Center
    The 110,000 square foot complex is located on the Science and Technology Campus as a result of a partnership between George Mason University, Prince William County and the City of Manassas. The center includes a 50-meter 10-lane competition pool, 7,000 square foot leisure pool with a two-story figure-eight waterslide, current channels and whirlpool, weight training room, fitness assessment labs, cardiovascular fitness areas, 2 basketball courts, elevated running/walking track, 3 racquetball courts and daycare facilities for infants and toddlers.

    George W. Johnson Center
    The Johnson Center has eight acres of floor space and houses an over 145,000-volume book collection, media center, computer labs, bank, bookstore, convenience store, and food services. Specially outfitted spaces provide opportunities for film, dance, meetings, and private study. The center fosters university-wide learning by integrating students' curricular and extracurricular activities and by strengthening relationships between the university's communities.

    EagleBank Arena
    EagleBank Arena is a 10,000-seat sports and entertainment arena designed for basketball, concerts, and other sports and entertainment events.

    Hylton Performing Arts Center
    The Hylton Performing Arts Center opened on Mason's Science and Technology Campus in the spring of 2010. The 86,000-square-foot center provides a state-of-the-art setting for major touring artists and local performers, and features a reception space, an art gallery and two theaters. The center is named for the Cecil D. and Irene V. Hylton Foundation of Dale City.

    Recreation and Athletic Complex
    The "RAC" features three gymnasiums, two racquetball courts, two squash courts and a two-story fitness gallery spanning more than 15,000 square feet. It also boasts six basketball courts, seven tennis courts, seven volleyball courts, a batting cage, golf and archery nets, fencing lanes, locker rooms and saunas. It also features a 400-meter outdoor track, soccer field, baseball diamond and general athletic fields.

    Athletic Programs
    About 475 student-athletes compete in 22 men’s and women’s Division I sports – baseball, basketball, cross country, golf, lacrosse, rowing, soccer, softball, swimming and diving, tennis, indoor and outdoor track and field, volleyball, and wrestlilng. Intercollegiate men’s and women’s teams are members of the Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I, the Atlantic 10, the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC), the Eastern Intercollegiate VolleyballAssociation (EIVA), the Eastern Wrestling League (EWL), and the Intercollegiate Association of Amateur Athletes of America (IC4A). Web site:

    Updated: January, 2018
    Contact: Office of Institutional Research and Effectiveness


    Innovation Hall
    Innovation Hall on the Fairfax Campus


    Fairfax Campus, 677 acres
    4400 University Drive
    Fairfax, VA 22030

    Arlington Campus, 5.2 acres
    3401 Fairfax Drive
    Arlington, VA 22201

    Science and Technology Campus, 135 acres
    10900 University Blvd.
    Manassas, VA 20110

    Mason in Loudoun, 37 acres
    21335 Signal Hill Plaza
    Sterling, VA 20164

    Academic Units

    College of Education and Human Development

    College of Health and Human Services

    College of Humanities and Social Sciences

    College of Sciences

    College of Visual and Performing Arts

    Antonin Scalia School of Law

    School of Business

    Schar School of Policy and Government

    Volgenau School of Engineering

    School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution

    Krasnow Institute for Advanced Study


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