George Mason University

Men's MCLA Contact: Andrew Campbell
10 / 10
26,192 Undergrads / 37,316 Students
6 / 10
$20,157 Net Price
1 / 10
87% Admitted
  • Team Conference

    NCLL Conf.

  • College Type

    4-year, Public

  • Campus Type

    Suburb: Large

Student Body
  • Male
  • Female
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • In-State
  • Out-of-state
  • Foreign
  • Other
  • White
  • Black
  • Asian
  • Latino
  • Foreign
  • Other
Student-to-faculty Ratio
17 to 1
Return For Sophomore Year
Overall Graduation Rate
Graduate On Time / in 6 Years
50% / 71%
Calendar System
Religious Affiliation
On campus housing is provided and is not required for incoming freshman

Other includes American Indian, Native Alaskan, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, two or more races and unknown race / ethnicity.

Team Road Trips

Most road trips for the team are located in-state (Virginia) or in nearby Maryland where they go to take on Washington College, Stevenson, Johns Hopkins, UMBC, and University of Maryland.

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Where Grads Live
  • Washington D.C. Metro Area
  • Greater New York City Area
  • Richmond Virginia Area
  • Norfolk Virginia Area
  • San Francisco Bay Area
  • Baltimore Maryland Area
  • Greater Los Angeles Area
  • Greater Atlanta Area
  • Greater Boston Area
  • Greater Philadelphia Area
  • Raleigh-Durham North Carolina Area
  • Greater Denver Area
  • Greater San Diego Area
  • Dallas/Fort Worth Area
  • Greater Seattle Area
Where Grads Work
  • Fairfax County Public Schools
  • Booz Allen Hamilton
  • Inova Health System
  • Northrop Grumman Corporation
  • Deloitte
  • US Army
  • Lockheed Martin
  • Fairfax County Government
  • Northern Virginia Community College
  • CACI International Inc
  • U.S. Department of State
  • Accenture
  • Freddie Mac
  • IBM
What Grads Do
  • Education
  • Information Technology
  • Operations
  • Engineering
  • Sales
  • Research
  • Consulting
  • Program and Project Management
  • Media and Communication
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Administrative
  • Finance
  • Support
  • Human Resources
  • Healthcare Services
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Overall Experience
Student Life
Professor Rating
Test Scores
Critical Reading
530 - 620
550 - 660
1130 - 1310
23 - 31
22 - 28
24 - 30

This range represents the middle half of incoming freshman from the 25th to 75th percentile. The writing component is now optional and no longer reported.

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This distribution represents incoming freshman test scores and GPA on 4.0 scale.

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Applicants 19,554 9,638 9,916
% Admitted 87% 84% 89%
% Admits That Enroll 22% 23% 21%
Incoming Freshman Average GPA 3.66
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  • Waitlisted
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    Majors / Programs

    Degrees offered by popularity. Type = Bachelor.

    Business (18%)
    Computer & Information Sciences (10%)
    Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General (9%)
    Social Sciences (9%)
    Criminal Justice & Law Enforce (7%)
    Engineering (6%)
    Biological & Biomedical Sciences (6%)
    Criminal Justice/Police Science (6%)
    Psychology, General (6%)
    Psychology (6%)
    Information Technology (5%)
    Liberal Arts & Sciences (5%)
    English Language & Literature (5%)
    Biology/Biological Sciences, General (5%)
    Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods, Other (4%)
    Accounting (4%)
    Computer and Information Sciences, General (4%)
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    Net Price

    Average net price = sticker price - financial aid.


    Average net price by income for incoming freshman receiving financial aid.

    Net price for students paying in-state tuition rate (public institutions).

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    Sticker Price

    Sticker price = estimated total cost of attendance.

    On Campus
    Tuition & Fees$12,564 $32,582
    Books & Supplies$1,278 $1,278
    Cost of Living$11,946 $11,946
    Personal Expenses$3,378 $3,378
    Sticker Price$29,166 $49,142

    Personal expenses includes laundry, transportation, entertainment and furnishings.

    Financial Aid

    74% of full-time, incoming freshman receive financial aid.

    Receiving Aid %
    Avg. Aid Amount
    Type of Aid
    Grant or Scholarship62%$9,518
    Federal Grants27%$5,109
    Pell Grants27%$4,890
    Other Federal11%$519
    State & Local Grants38%$3,583
    Institutional Grants37%$8,664
    Student Loans49%$8,323
    Federal Loans47%$5,190
    Other Loans9%$17,826

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    All financials shown for full-time, incoming freshman.

    Total Amount
    Per Student
    Financial Assets $84.9 Million $2,276

    Value of endowment assets at fiscal year end.


    Total federal debt after graduation for undergrad borrowers: $19,500.

    Total cumulative student debt by percentile.

    Total Principal
    Monthly Payment
    10 Year Repayment $15,994 $207

    Most student loans have a grace period before repayment begins.

    3 Year Avg. Default Rate: 2.3%

    Avg. rate for colleges with lacrosse is 5.1%.

    Total federal debt excludes private student loans and parent PLUS loans. Cumulative debt cohort includes 8,994 students.


    Earnings 10 years after enrollment: $59,900

    Earnings of former students working by percentile.

    Earnings of former students who received federal financial aid. Figures shown are median.


    How long until this college investment pays off: 4.04 years.

    Median debt and foregone earnings divided by median earnings. Foregone earnings assumes 4 years to graduation; at this school, 50% of students graduate on time.

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    Campus Safety
    On Campus
    In Residence Halls In Res. Halls
    Criminal Offenses
    Murder - -
    Negligent Manslaughter - -
    Rape 17 16
    Fondling 6 6
    Incest - -
    Statutory Rape - -
    Robbery 1 1
    Aggravated Assault 1 1
    Burglary 8 5
    Motor Vehicle Theft 1 1
    Arson - -

    In Residence Halls are a subset of On Campus statistics. Murder includes non-negligent manslaughter.

    The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here. Statistics represent 3-year average data.

    Data from The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.

    Carnegie Classifications
    Basic ClassificationDoctoral Universities: Highest Research Activity
    Undergrad InstructionBalanced arts & sciences/professions, high graduate coexistence
    Graduate InstructionResearch Doctoral: Comprehensive programs, no medical/veterinary school
    Enrollment ProfileHigh undergraduate
    Undergrad ProfileFour-year, full-time, more selective, higher transfer-in
    Size and SettingFour-year, large, primarily residential

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