Facts and Figures

George Mason University

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

  • Degree Programs Offered
    Undergraduate 81
    Graduate (Master's - 85; Doctoral - 39) 124
    Professional (Law) 1
    Total 206

    Students (Fall 2015 Enrollment)
    Total Enrollment (Including Mason Korea) 34,112
    Total Enrollment (US Campus Only) 33,925
    Student Profile, Fall 2015 (US Campus Only):
    By Student Level
    Undergraduate Degree-Seeking 22,304
    Graduate Degree-Seeking Certificates 462
    Graduate Degree-Seeking Master's 6,795
    Graduate Degree-Seeking Doctoral 2,245
    Professional (Law) 495
    Nondegree-Seeking Undergraduate 758
    Nondegree-Seeking Graduate 866

    By Course Load
    Full-Time Enrollment (67%) 22,587
    Part-Time Enrollment (33%) 11,338
    By Domicile
    In-State Students (81%) 27,558
    Out-of-State Students (19%) 6,367

    By Ethnicity
    Asian 5,205
    Black or African American 3,321
    Hispanic / Latino 3,626
    Native American / Alaska Native 72
    Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 111
    White 15,811
    Two or More 1,275
    Not Reported 2,042
    Non-Resident International 2,462
    New Undergrad, Degree-Seeking Fall 2015

    First-Time Freshmen


    New Transfers


    First Generation Students Fall 2015

    First-Time Freshmen


    Undergraduate Degree-Seeking


    Students Living On Campus Fall 2015

    Degree-Seeking Undergraduates




    Tuition and Fees Fall 2015

    In-state undergraduate

    Out-of-state undergraduate $31,598/year
    In-state graduate $13,304/year
    Out-of-state graduate $31,424/year
    In-state law school
    Out-of-state law school

    Room and Board Fall 2015




    Financial Aid Profile FY15
    Students Receiving Aid (57%) 19,169
    Average Grant $6,483
    Average Loan $13,356
    Average Work Study $2,101
    Student Aid Grand Total

    $278.1 million
    Fiscal Year

    FY16 Annualized Student FTE

    28,342.0 (Target)

    FY16 Total Operating Budget

    $977.6 million

    FY15 Research Expenditures

    $101.0 million
    Full-time Instructional Faculty Headcount 1,263
    Full-time Research Faculty Headcount 175
    Part-time Faculty FTE

    Buildings Fall 2015
    Academic/Research/Administrative 73
    Student Unions/Sports and Recreations 10
    Student Housing 53
    Parking Structures 3
    Auxiliary Support 13
    Total 152

    Buildings Under Construction FY16
    Peterson Family Health Sciences Hall (Academic/Research - Fairfax)
    Point of View (Academic/Research - Off-Campus)
    Potomac Science Center (Academic/Research - Off-Campus)
    Facilities Open to the Public
    Aquatic and Center
    Aquatic and Fitness Center
    Aquatic and Fitness Center
    The 66,000-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. Expansion of the Aquatics Center is currently underway to add 26,492 square feet. The project includes a new fitness room and additional locker rooms.

    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. The center's arena hosts over 120 events annually and in 2007 attracted more than 480,000 guests from the affluent Washington, D.C., metropolitan area.

    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 435 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 wrestling. 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 Volleyball Association (EIVA), the Eastern Wrestling League (EWL), and the Intercollegiate Association of Amateur Athletes of America (IC4A). Web site: gomason.com.

    Updated: January, 2016
    Contact: Institutional Research & Reporting


    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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