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About George Mason University

Become a Part of Mason Nation

You'll benefit from George Mason University's commitment to providing international students like you with an outstanding university experience. Get involved on campus and contribute to the multicultural community at Mason made up of students from more than 130 countries.

  • Join one of the 350+ student organizations
  • Attend a free game for one of the 22 NCAA Division I athletic teams
  • Take part in the International Week competitions, parades and events
  • Participate in holiday parties and fairs in your residence hall
  • Get your friends together and create a club sports team
  • Make a difference by volunteering for great causes
  • Attend a concert at EagleBank Arena
  • Print a 3-D object or try a new virtual reality game at the MIX

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Preparing you for success

A degree from George Mason University will prepare you for your future career in today's globally connected workforce. You will meet university professors with the highest qualifications in their fields of expertise. Mason's faculty are not just in your classroom, they are taking part in global discussions at the White House, the United Nations, United States Congress and more. You can learn from professors including former CIA and NSA director Michael V. Hayden and former Virginia governor Terry McAullife in the Schar School of Policy and Government.

And as one of the top research instituitions in the US, you will have a very hands-on experience with access to state-of-the-art labs and funding for research that impacts the world. Our students come first at Mason, and our faculty and staff work hard to provide a learning experience that will help you grow as a person, as a scholar and as a professional in your desired field.

Mason Career Services offers events, workshops, courses and one-on-one advising where you can practice interviewing and job-hunting skills. Each semester you can attend job and internship fairs to connect with hundreds of local employers such as The Washington Post, the Smithsonian Institution and numerous Fortune 500 companies.

Mason alumni accomplish greatness; so can you.

INTO Mason Advantage

Your first year at a US university is an exciting time of transition. At INTO Mason, our goal is to provide you with the best academic and social experiences to help you understand the expectations and succeed in your future degree program. You will not only gain confidence in your research, writing and presentation skills in English, but you will also develop new critical-thinking strategies to apply to any career. To ensure you are as successful outside the classroom as you are inside, the INTO Mason Student Services team provides programs and assistance year-round for your social, physical, personal and acdemic well-being.

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