George Mason University

Public University

Fairfax, United States

George Mason University (GMU, Mason, or George Mason) is a public research university in Fairfax, Virginia. It was officially established in 1956 as a Northern Virginia branch of the University of Virginia and later became an independent institution in 1972. It has since grown to become the largest Read more





Highlights of George Mason University

  • George Mason University has a total undergraduate enrollment of 26,192, its setting is suburban, and the campus size is 817 acres.
  • George Mason University's ranking in the 2020 edition of Best Colleges is National Universities, #153.
  • The school’s Fairfax, Virginia, campus is the hub of undergraduate student life. Students can live in traditional coed residence halls, suites and apartments.
  • The main campus houses more than 6,200 students and 75 percent of freshman students live on campus in one of the residence halls.
  • There are many ways for students to get involved. There are more than three dozen fraternities and sororities, as well as over 500 student clubs and organizations.
  • The school's Patriots sports teams are members of the NCAA Division I Atlantic 10 Conference.

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