Freshmen

For years now, people have probably been talking to you about your potential. Now your time has come. College may be the only time in your life when you can truly think without limits, take risks, break boundaries, and even reinvent yourself. In an age that demands originality and imagination, George Mason University is there for you.

  • Freshman Admission Requirements
    Mason takes a holistic approach in the admissions process, and the Office of Admissions considers a number of factors when reviewing applications. What do we look for in a Mason student? What are the admission considerations for some of the more competitive majors? Get the answers to these and other questions in our Admissions Requirements area.
  • How to Apply to Mason
    Information to assist you in filling-out our online application.
  • Application for In-State Tuition Rates
  • Important Deadlines
    Information about important application deadlines.
  • Tuition & Fees
    Information regarding undergraduate tuition and fees.
  • Academics
    Review the many majors and minors we offer.
  • Credit by Exam
    Minimum score requirements for AP, IB and other sources of academic credit.
  • Request Additional Information
  • Visit Mason
    Interested in visiting Mason? Come check us out and see what makes Mason the school for you. Campus tours and information sessions are offered throughout the year. Attend an information session and meet with us. Check our tour calendar and make your reservation today!
  • Meet Mason! - College Fairs and High School Visits
    Throughout the year, Admissions representatives travel around the country to meet and talk to prospective George Mason students. Counselors are on hand to answer questions about applications, financial aid, as well as specific academic programs. Check out the schedule to see if we're coming to your town.
  • Next Steps for Admitted Students