Welcome to George Mason University
As a student at George Mason University, you'll have access to some of the best cultural, research and career opportunities in the US. You'll enjoy hands-on learning experiences inside and outside the classroom, with Washington, D.C. in your backyard.
- 84% of employed students are in positions related to their career goals (Mason Career Plans Survey 2017).
- #22 Nationwide for Top Internship Opportunities (The Princeton Review 2018).
- #22 Most Diverse University in the US (U.S. News & World Report 2018).
- #136 National Universities (U.S. News and World Report 2019).
- #78 Best Undergraduate Business Programs (U.S. News & World Report 2018).
- #140 in National Universities (U.S. News & World Report 2018).
Your course options
INTO Mason’s programs are designed to help international students with their transition to degree study at George Mason University, while providing a strong support system both academically and socially. We offer the following programs:
Your INTO Center
As a Mason student, you have access to all the university facilities including recreation centers, dining halls, more than 30 on-campus restaurants, a state-of-the-art library, arena, research labs, performing arts centers, Innovation Exchange and more!Explore the INTO center
Life In Fairfax
There’s no place in the US quite like the Washington, DC area. Want to see where the President of the United States lives? Take a free campus shuttle to the train station, and you can be in downtown Washington, DC in 45 minutes. Downtown Fairfax is a short, 10-minute walk from Mason's safe, suburban campus. There you'll find a mix of college town and semi-urban area with cafes, boutique shopping and designer stores.Explore the city
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At INTO Mason, you will benefit from the convenience of being located near your classrooms, libraries, student centers, gyms and dining halls. The Housing and Residence Life team is available 24 hours a day to assist you, and our Student Experience team helps you meet friends from around the world with fun and engaging social activities on campus every month.Explore your accommodation