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George Mason University

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Visiting And Contact Information

4400 University Drive

MSN 3A4

Fairfax, VA 22030-4444

United States

Phone: 703-993-2400

Fax: 703-993-4622

Website

Freshman Academic Profile
Admissions Selectivity Rating: 89
SAT:
% Submitting Score:75%
     Critical Reading Middle 50%:520 - 620
     Math Middle 50%:530 - 630
ACT:
% Submitting Score:13%
     ACT Middle 50%:24 - 28
     Math Middle 50%:23 - 29
     English Middle 50%:23 - 27
Average High School GPA:3.66
     % with GPA 3.75 of higher:37%
     % with GPA 3.50 - 3.74:32%
     % with GPA 3.25 - 3.49:22%
     % with GPA 3.0 - 3.24:8%
     % with GPA 2.5 - 2.99:1%
Students in Top Tenth of HS Class:20%
Students in Top Quarter of HS Class:56%
Students in Top Half of HS Class:94%
Freshman Student from Public School High Schools:90%
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Freshman Acceptance & Retention
Total applicants: 20,805
Total applicants who are accepted: 12,905
Total of accepted students who enroll: 2,992
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Application Process
Application Fee: $60.00
Application Fee Waiver Available: Yes
Online Application Fee Policy:Reduced
Early Action Application Deadline: 11/01
Early Action Notification Date: 12/15
Early Action Plan Restrictive: No
Regular Application Deadline: 01/15
Priority Application Date: 11/01
Regular Notification Date: 04/01
Transfer Students Accepted: Yes
TOEFL required for non-native English speakers: Yes
Admissons Deposit Deadline: 05/01
Housing Deposit Deadline: 5/1
Housing Deposit Amount: $300.00
Housing Deposit Refundable: No
Admission for Non-Fall Terms: Yes
Deferred Admission: Yes
Maximum Period of Postponement: 1 semester
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Freshman Admissions Factors
Academic CriteriaImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record:Very important
Class Rank:Important
Academic GPA:Very important
Standardized Test Scores:Important
Application Essay:Considered
Recommendation(s):Considered
 
Non-Academic CriteriaImportance
Interview:Not Considered
Extracurricular Activities:Considered
Talent / Ability:Important
Character / Personal Qualities:Important
First Generation:Considered
Alumni/ AE Relation:Considered
Geographical Residence:Not Considered
State Residency:Not Considered
Religious Affiliation / Commitment:Not Considered
Racial / Ethnic Status:Not Considered
Volunteer Work:Considered
Work Experience:Considered
Level of applicant's interest:Considered
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Freshman Academic Requirements
High School Completion:High school diploma required GED is accepted
Academic Units Required:
     Total Academic Units:17
     English:4
     Mathematics:3
     Science:2
     Lab Science:2
     Foreign Language:2
     Social Studies:3
     Academic Electives:3
Academic Units Recommended:
     Total Academic Units:23
     English:4
     Mathematics:4
     Science:3
     Lab Science:3
     Foreign Language:3
     Social Studies:4
     Academic Electives:5
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Key Statistics

Admissions

  • Admissions Selectivity Rating:
    89
  • SAT:
     
  •      Reading Middle 50%:
    520 - 620
  •      Math Middle 50%:
    530 - 630
  • ACT:
     
  •      ACT Middle 50%:
    24 - 28
  •      Math Middle 50%:
    23 - 29
  •      English Middle 50%:
    23 - 27
  • Average HS GPA:
    3.66
  • Early Action Application Deadline:
    11/01
  • Regular Application Deadline:
    01/15
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