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Located in Fairfax, Virginia, George Mason University is a large four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs.

In the most recent statistical year 21,981 prospective students applied, and 15,138 were granted admission. Of those admitted 3,181 enrolled in the school. 22,592 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 11,337 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2015/2016, excluding room and board, is $7,976 plus fees of $2,976.

Mason is ranked 242 nationally in the tonbori.info 2016 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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A college's graduation rate is a strong indication of its effectiveness and your potential to find success at a school. The following statistics measure the percentage of first-time, full-time students who earned a bachelor degree within four, five or six years from George Mason University. For comparison, approximately 58% of starting students nationally earn a bachelor's degree within six years. George Mason University is more effective than average at successfully graduating students.

4 Years

41% Received a Bachelor Degree in 4 years

5 Years

59% Received a Bachelor Degree in 5 years

6 Years

64% Received a Bachelor Degree in 6 years

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=232186 IPEDS survey data for George Mason University.

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