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Mason-FCPS Math Dual Enrollment Program

Program Description

The George Mason University Department of Mathematical Sciences partnership with Fairfax County Public Schools offers exceptionally talented high school students the opportunity to earn advanced university level mathematics credit. All courses are taught by Mason affiliate faculty and are offered on-site in FCPS high schools.

Admission Requirements

  • Current FCPS junior or senior
  • Minimum 3.25 FCPS gpa
  • Meet the application deadline, course registration form and payment submission deadline
  • Online application and $70 application processing fee

Courses of Instruction

 

  • Math 213 Multivariable Calculus
Available only for Thomas Jefferson High School for Science and Technology students
  • Math 214 Elementary Differential Equations
  • Math 411 Complex Analysis

 

If you are unsure of which course you are completing, consult your math teacher before applying.

 

Fall 2017 Application Process

STEP ONE:

  • Visit https://www2.gmu.edu/admissions-aid/apply-now
  • Click on Undergraduate to expand that field
  • Click on the following link “Click here to apply as a freshman using Mason’s exclusive online application”
  • Click on Sign Up

Sign Up with First Name, Last Name, and Email Address

  • An email will be sent to the address used in step 3 with a temporary password link
  • Click on the link provided and you will be able to create a unique password
  • Click on Start New Application

After completing the steps above, you will be logged in to the application.   Complete the information required for each section and then click “SAVE” to identify any errors or “SAVE & CONTINUE” to move forward in the application.  The computer system will alert you if there are any missing portions of that page. 

 Complete Mason’s online application.

Priority Deadline: October 13, 2017

Final Deadline: October 20, 2017

Dual enrollment admission or registration WILL NOT be accepted or processed after October 20th

 

STEP TWO:

Submit the three following things to the Office of Non-Degree Enrollment.

  • Completed Course Registration and Payment Form
  • An official high school transcript
  • Check or money order payment for the class - Tuition rate of $425.00 if Mason application, registration form, and payment are received by 4PM on October 13th. Tuition rate of $550.00 if Mason application, registration form, and payment are received between October 14 and October 20th (before 4PM). 

Send all materials to:

Fairfax Math Dual Enrollment Program

c/o Office of Non Degree Enrollment

George Mason University

4400 University Drive, 3A4

Fairfax, VA 22030

Forms and payments may be delivered in person to:

Enrollment Central
Student Union Building I (Ground Floor)

Enter the following into your GPS: 4469 Aquia Creek Lane, Fairfax

You may park right next to the building in 30 minue parking, or on the first floor of the Mason Pond Parking Garage which is directly past the building on the right. 

Enrollment Central accepts materials Monday-Friday, 9:00am-4:00pm only. Materials sent to any other office/location may result in a missed deadline.

Priority Deadline: October 13, 2017

Final Deadline: October 20, 2017

Dual enrollment admission or registration WILL NOT be accepted or processed after October 20th

 

Course Fees:
Priority Deadline:
  • Tuition rate of $425.00 if Mason application, registration form, and payment are received by 4PM on October 13th.
Final Deadline:
  • Tuition rate of $550.00 if Mason application, registration form, and payment are received between October 14 and October 20th (before 4PM). 

Cash and credit cards are not accepted.

Returned checks will incur a NSF service charge and students are subject to cancellation of registration.

Please indicate the student’s full name in the check memo field.

 

Fall 2017 Enrollment

Applicants who meet the published admission criteria will be admitted and enrolled in the designated course. The canceled check serves as receipt of payment and verification of enrollment unless otherwise notified in writing by the Office of Non-Degree Enrollment.

Students and parents are required to provide a valid email address that will be used during the admission review and enrollment process.

 

Other Information

Social Security or TIN

The University is required to collect the applicant’s SSN or TIN for IRS reporting purposes. Applicants are not required to disclose either number on the online application. It is required on the Course Registration and Payment Form.

Mason Transcripts

At the end of the course, you will be emailed instructions on how to order your official Mason transcript. If you have previously taken the Fairfax Math program, you are able to order a transcript through the following instructions.

 

Questions?

Contact Rachel Cleaver at rcleave2@gmu.edu or 703.993.5411

 

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