George Mason University

George Mason University

Fairfax , United States
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As Virginia’s largest public research university, GMU sets the standard for a bold, progressive education that serves our students and communities. The university is classified among "R1: Doctoral Universities – Very high research activity". The university is particularly well known in the fields of economics and law and economics. Two Mason economics professors have won the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economics: James M. Buchanan in 1986 and Vernon L. Smith in 2002. 

Entry requirements

Certified official, original transcripts from all secondary schools as well as official results from any leaving certificates or university entrance exams taken.

Official scores from SAT or ACT. International students may be considered for admission with no SAT or ACT test score via the score optional admission program. This program allows for highly qualified students to be evaluated with no SAT or ACT score. 

English proficiency proof.

Duolingo Test Undergraduate - Minimum score of 120

Scholarship & funding

The university offers financial aid opportunities. For more information


Student life

Women's Volleyball team of the University