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George Mason University

 

George Mason University named #6 Up-And-Coming University (U.S. News & World Report, 2014)

USF ranked #84 in the country for Graduate School of Education (U.S. News & World Report, 2014)

USF is one of only 108 US universities with the "Tier 1 - very high research activity" designation (Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, 2012)

 

Why study at INTO George Mason University?

George Mason University rankings

 

  • #59 among top 100 world universities under 50 years old (Times Higher Education, 2013)
  • #72 Top Public Schools in the National Universities Rankings (U.S. News & World Report, 2014)
  • Ranked 176 of universities worldwide and 78 in the US (Academic Ranking of Worldwide Universities, 2012)
  • One of only 75 public universities in the US out of 99 high research institutions with the Carnegie Foundations’ High Research Activity designation
  • Top 40 most diverse public universities in the country (U.S. News & World Report, 2013)

 

Undergraduate Pathways


Undergraduate Pathway in Business
Undergraduate Pathway in Engineering and Computing
Undergraduate Pathway in Human and Social Development
Undergraduate Pathway in Humanities and Social Sciences
Undergraduate Pathway in Science

George Mason University  offers progression to year 2 after successful completion of the pathway programme.

 

Graduate Pathways

Graduate Pathway in Arts Management
Graduate Pathway in Graphic Design
Graduate Pathway in Music
Graduate Pathway in Accounting
Graduate Pathway in Business Administration (MBA)
Graduate Pathway in Management
Graduate Pathway in Real Estate Development
Graduate Pathway in Curriculum and Instruction
Graduate Pathway in Special Education
Graduate Pathway in Educational Psychology
Graduate Pathway in Sport and Recreation Studies
Graduate Pathway in Applied Information Technology
Graduate Pathway in Civil and Infrastructure Engineering
Graduate Pathway in Geotechnical, Construction and Structural Engineering
Graduate Pathway in Computer Science
Graduate Pathway in Information Security and Assurance
Graduate Pathway in Information Systems
Graduate Pathway in Software Engineering
Graduate Pathway in Data Analytics Engineering
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Graduate Pathway in Computer Engineering
Graduate Pathway in Computer Forensics
Graduate Pathway in Electrical Engineering
Graduate Pathway in Telecommunications
Graduate Pathway in Global Health
Graduate Pathway in Health Informatics
Graduate Pathway in Health Systems Management
Graduate Pathway in Nutrition
Graduate Pathway in Social Work
Graduate Pathway in International Commerce and Policy
Graduate Pathway in Public Policy
Graduate Pathway in Biostatistic
Graduate Pathway in Statistical Science
Systems Engineering and Operations Research
Graduate Pathway in Operations Research
Graduate Pathway in Systems Engineering
Graduate Pathway in Applied and Engineering Physics
Graduate Pathway in Bioinformatics Management
Graduate Pathway in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology
Graduate Pathway in Computational Science
Graduate Pathway in Earth Systems Science
Graduate Pathway in Environmental Science and Policy
Graduate Pathway in Forensic Science
Graduate Pathway in Geographic and Cartographic Sciences
Graduate Pathway in Mathematics
 
 George Mason University offers progression to year 2 after successful completion of the pathway programme.

 

Direct Entry

Undergraduate  and Graduate Admissions

 

Mason offers you the choice of master's, doctoral, professional, and graduate certificate (CERG) programs. Our combination of nationally ranked, world renowned, and regionally relevant programs means Mason has the right program for you! We know your educational and professional goals are a high priority.

 

Mason is a large university with all the research, facility, technology, and recreation benefits you would expect to find. Additionally, our distinctive graduate educational structure allows you to retain the benefit of small classes, individualized advising and instruction, and a strong sense of community.

George Mason University Undergraduate and Graduate Programs

Programs by Academic Unit

College of Education and Human Development
College of Health and Human Services
College of Humanities and Social Sciences
College of Science
College of Visual and Performing Arts
Krasnow Institute for Advanced Study
School for Conflict Analysis and Resolution
School of Law
School of Business
School of Policy, Government, and International Affairs
Volgenau School of Engineering

 

 

 

Entry Requirements

Undergraduate Entry Paths and Requirements

There are multiple routes to undergraduate admission at George Mason University.  As an international undergraduate student, admission is determined by academic performance and English language proficiency.

 

Entry Requirements 

Direct Admission* 2-Term Standard 
Pathway Program

1-Term Accelerated
Pathway Program

Academic Requirements

  • 3.0 minimum high
    school GPA
  • High school diploma
  • SAT/ACT may be required for some majors and
    scholarship consideration
  • 2.5 minimum high
    school GPA equivalent
    based on applicants country/institutional
    scale
  • High school diploma
  • 2.5 minimum high 
    school GPA equivalent
    based on applicants
    country/institutional
    scale
  • High school diploma

English
Language Requirements

  • TOEFL iBT 88+
  • IELTS 6.5+
  • PTE Academic: 58+
  • Successful completion of 
    Academic English Level 6
  • TOEFL iBT 60+ (13
    minimum subscores in reading and listening)
  • IELTS 5.5+ (5.5 minimum
    subscores in reading and listening)
  • PTE Academic: 45+
  • INTO Password: 6.0 overall 
  • Completion of Academic English Level 4
  • TOEFL iBT 80+ (17
    minimum subscores in
    reading and listening)
  • IELTS 6.5+ (6.0 minimum
    subscores in reading and listening)
  • PTE Academic: 53+
  • Completion of Academic English Level 5

 

Graduate Entry Paths and Requirements

Entry Requirements

Direct Admission* 2-Term Standard
Pathway Program
1-Term Accelerated
Pathway Program
2-Term Graduate
Bridge Program

Academic Requirements

  • GPA requirement varies by program
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent
  • Some programs require a GRE, GMAT, or other standardized test
  • 2.75 minimum GPA
    equivalent based on the applicant’s country/
    institutional scale
  • Four-year undergraduate
    degree or equivalent
  • 2.75 minimum GPA
    equivalent based on
    the applicant’s
    country/
    institutional scale
  • Four-year
    undergraduate
    degree or equivalent
  • 2.75 minimum GPA equivalent based on the applicant's country/institutional scale
  • Select three-year undergraduate degree or equivalent

English
Language Requirements

  • TOEFL iBT 88-100 (20 minimum subscores)
  • IELTS 6.5+
  • PTE Academic: 58+
  • Completion of
    Academic English
    Level 7
  • TOEFL iBT 75+ 
    (17 minimum subscores 
    in reading and writing)
  • IELTS 6.5+
    (6.0 minimum subscores in reading and writing)
  • PTE Academic: 52+
  • INTO Password: 7 overall
  • Completion of 
    Academic English Level 5
  • TOEFL iBT 85+ 
    (20 minimum subscores 
    in reading and writing)
  • IELTS 6.5+ 
    (6.5 minimum subscores in reading and writing)
  • PTE Academic: 58+
  • Completion of Academic English Level 6
  • TOEFL iBT 85+ (17 minimum subscores in reading and writing)
  • IELTS 6.5 (6.0 minimum subscores in reading and writing)
  • PTE Academic 58+
  • Completion of Academic English Level 6

 

Dates and Prices

Start dates: August or January or May

Estimated Costs of Attendance for 2015-16

Cost Description
Tuition
and Fees
Housing
and Dining
Books and
Supplies
Insurance
Miscellaneous
Total
Undergraduate Direct Admission (2 semesters) $31,458 $10,605 $1,154 $2,748 $2,345 $48,310
Undergraduate Standard Pathway (2 semesters) $33,390 $17,300 $1,154 $2,748 $2,345 $56,937
Undergraduate Accelerated Pathway (1 semester) $19,200 $8,650 $577 $1,374 $1,173 $30,974
Graduate Direct Admission (2 semesters) $23,309 $18,423* $1,391 $2,748 $2,929 $48,800
Graduate Standard Pathway (2 semesters) $33,390 $18,423* $1,391 $2,748 $2,929 $58,881
Graduate Bridge Program (2 semesters) $33,390 $18,423* $1,391 $2,748 $2,929 $58,881
Graduate Accelerated Pathway (1 semester) $19,200 $9,211* $696 $1,374 $1,465 $31,946
Academic English (1 semester) $7,790 $8,650 $210 $1,374 $1,173 $19,197


* Graduate Housing is an estimate for off-campus housing.

**Housing and Dining prices are estimated from Mason prices and will change when official prices are published. Please our Accommodations page for the most current information.

 

 

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