George Mason University
Region: Northern America
Country/Region: United States
Found Year: 1972
Address: 4400 University Drive
Introduction

George Mason University is an innovative and entrepreneurial Tier 1 research institution with global distinction in a range of academic fields. Located just outside of Washington, D.C., our beautiful 677-acre residential campus boasts a diverse student population. Over 6,200 students live on campus in over 40 residence halls. As the largest public research institution in Virginia, Mason enrolls more than 38,000 students in over 210 degree programs at the undergraduate, master’s, doctoral, and professional levels. Students at all levels are routinely recognized with national and international scholarships and awards. Faculty members have received some of academia’s highest honors, including twice winning the Nobel Prize in Economics. Our connection to the D.C. area results in engaged and dedicated faculty members who are at the top of their respective fields. This connectivity extends to our students, who take advantage of our unparalleled internship and research opportunities, and who secure careers at national and international companies and organizations, ranging from National Geographic and the Smithsonian Institution to the CIA and the White House. Many of our innovative degree programs are the first of their kind, including the first Ph.D. program in biodefense, the first D.C.-based undergraduate program in Conflict Analysis and Resolution, the first dedicated Cybersecurity Engineering program in the region, and one of the most innovative performing arts management programs in the United States. Mason is at the forefront of the emerging field of biotechnology, is a leader in the performing arts, and holds a preeminent position in the fields of economics, electronic journalism, and history.

Global Ranking of Academic Subjects
All Subjects
Subject
Rank
Best Ranked Subjects
Subject Rank
Law
35
Atmospheric Science
40
Economics
51-75
Communication
51-75
Public Administration
51-75
Education
101-150
Business Administration
101-150
Clinical Medicine
151-200
Key Statistics
29041
Total Enrollment
2877(9.9%)
International Students
23045
Undergraduate Enrollment
1823(7.9%)
International Students
5996
Graduate Enrollment
1054(17.6%)
International Students
Programs
Undergraduate Programs
Accounting
Anthropology
Applied Computer Science
Applied Statistics Uate Certificate
Art and Visual Technology
Art History
Astronomy
Athletic Training
Bioengineering
Biology
Chemistry
Civil and Infrastructure Engineering
Communication
Community Health
Computational and Data Sciences
Computer Engineering
Computer Game Design
Computer Science
Conflict Analysis and Resolution
Criminology, Law and Society
Dance
Data Analysis
Earth Science
Economics
Electrical Engineering
English
Environmental and Sustainability Studies
Environmental Science
Film and Video Studies
Finance
Foreign Languages
Geography
Geology
Global and Environmental Change
Global Affairs
Government and International Politics
Health, Fitness, and Recreation Resources
Health Administration
History
Information Security and Assurance
Information Systems
Information Systems and Operations Management
Information Technology
Integrative Studies
Latin American Studies
Management
Marketing
Mathematics
Medical Technology
Music
Neuroscience
Nursing
Philosophy
Physical Education
Physics
Psychology
Public Administration
Public Health Minor
Religious Studies
Russian and Eurasian Studies
Social Work
Sociology
Software Engineering
Systems Engineering/Telecommunications, Accelerated Ms
Telecommunications, Accelerated Ms
Theater
Tourism and Events Management
Graduate Programs
Accounting
Advanced Biomedical Sciences
Anthropology
Anthropology
Applied and Engineering Physics
Applied Behavior Analysis
Applied Information Technology
Art and Visual Technology
Arts Management
Art Education
Art History
Biodefense
Bioinformatics and Computational Biology
Bioinformatics Management
Biology
Biomedical Sciences
Business Administration, MBA
Chemistry
Civil and Infrastructure Engineering
Communication
Community College Education
Computational Science
Computer Engineering
Computer Science
Conflict Analysis and Resolution
Conflict Analysis and Resolution, Phd
Counseling and Development
Creative Writing
Criminology, Law and Society
Curriculum and Instruction
Dance
Earth Systems Science
Economics
Economics
Educational Psychology
Education Leadership
Electrical and Computer Engineering, Phd
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Electrical Engineering
English
English with A Concentration In Linguistics
Environmental Science and Policy
Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Epidemiology and Biostatistics
Executive MBA
Exercise, Fitness, and Health Promotion
Foreign Languages
Forensic Science
Geographic and Cartographic Sciences
Geoinformatics and Geospatial Intelligence
Geotechnical, Construction, and Structural Engineering,
Global Affairs
Global Affairs
Global Health
Graphic Design
Health and Medical Policy
Health and Medical Policy
Health Systems Management
History
History
History Of Decorative Arts
Information Security and Assurance
Information Systems
Information Technology Engineer
Information Technology Interdisciplinary
Interdisciplinary Studiesis
Interdisciplinary Studiesis – Computational Social Science Concentration
International Commerce and Policy
Management Of Secure Information Systems
Management Of Secure Information Systems
Mathematics
Mathematics and Statistical Science
Middle East and Islamic Studies
Music
Musical Arts
Nursing
Operations Research
Operations Research and Statistical Science
Organization Development and Knowledge Management
Peace Operations
Philosophy
Physics
Political Science
Political Science
Psychology
Psychology with A Concentration In Biopsychology
Public Administration
Public Administration
Public Health
Public Policy
Real Estate Development
Senior Housing Administration
Social Work
Sociology
Sociology
Software Engineering
Special Education
Sport and Recreation Studies
Statistical Science
Systems Engineering
Systems Engineering and Operations Research
Taxation
Technology Management
Telecommunications
Telecommunications Policy
Theater
Transportation Policy, Operations, and Logistics