Why study computer science at George Mason University?

With the new arrival of Amazon's second headquarters in Northern Virginia, and the creation of 25,000 new jobs, Mason is expanding its computer engineering and computer science programs. We invested in an Institute for Digital Innovation to expand the pipeline for our region's computer science talent.

  • Virginia Serious Game Institute: only serious game institute in the United States focusing on applied research and new game cultivation
  • The Dulles Tech Corridor in Northern Virginia is one of the largest tech hubs in the US and has been called "Silicon Valley of the East."
  • GMU's faculty has received a number of awards for their research as well as for their teaching, so you know you're learning from industry leaders as well as high-achieving academics.

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