George Mason University (GMU)

Fairfax, VA

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George Mason University Applicant Information

Important Admissions Deadlines

Application Deadline January 15
SAT / ACT Scores Due January 15
SAT II Scores Due January 15
Priority Application Due December 1
College Will Notify April 1

Admission Rate

  • Men
  • Women
  Men Women Total
Applied 7,817 9,804 17,621
Accepted 4,314 5,353 9,667
Acceptance Rate 55% 55% 54%
Enrolled 1,297 1,399 2,696

GMU Test Scores

Note: All test score ranges and GPA are approximations based on available data. Falling within a school’s displayed range for test scores and/or GPA does not guarantee admission to that school.

Average GPA
3.59 (weighted)

ACT Scores

(12% of Students Admitted to George Mason University Submit ACT Scores)

  • Verbal 22 to 28
  • Math 23 to 27
  • Composite 23 to 28
  • Verbal
  • Math
  • Composite
  Verbal Math Composite
Top 75th Percentile 28 27 28
Bottom 25th Percentile 22 23 23

George Mason University Application Requirements

  Required Recommended Considered
Application Fee ($60)   Very Important
High School Diploma or Equivalent   Very Important
High School GPA   Very Important
High School Rank   Important
High School Transcript   Very Important
Recommendations   Important
Essay     Important
Extracurricular Activities     Considered
Volunteer Work     Considered
Standardized Test Score(s)   Considered
Interview     Not Considered
Competencies     Not Considered
TOEFL   Very Important

High School Prerequisites

Subject Years Required Years Recommended
Electives 3 5
English 4 4
Foreign Language 2 3
Math 3 4
Science 2 3
Social Studies 3 4
Lab 2 3
Electives 1 1

George Mason University Transfer Students

Undergraduate Enrollment 32,634 (93%)
Undergraduate Transfer-in Enrollment 2,452 (6%)

George Mason University Admissons Requirements for Transfers

  Required Recommended Considered
Application Fee ($60)   Very Important
Credits (minimum 30)   Very Important
GPA (minimum 2.00)   Very Important
High School Transcript   Important
College Transcript   Very Important
Essay/Personal Statement   Very Important
Interview     Not Considered
Standardized Test Scores   Important
Statement of Good Standing
from Prior Institution(s)

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