Mason Facts and Figures 2018-2019

2018-2019 Facts and Figures


New Undergrad, Degree-Seeking Fall 2018
First-Time Freshmen 3,711
New Transfers 3,006


First Generation Students Fall 2018
First-Time Freshmen 21%
Undergraduate Degree-Seeking 36%


Students Living On Campus Fall 2018
Degree-Seeking Undergraduates 5,772
Graduate Students 150
Other Students 199
Students Fall 2018 Enrollment
Total Enrollment (Including Mason Korea) 37,677
Total Enrollment (US Campus Only) 37,316
Student Profile, Fall 2018 (US Campus Only):
By Student Level
Undergraduate Degree-Seeking 25,508
Graduate Degree-Seeking Certificates 539
Graduate Degree-Seeking Master’s 7,050
Graduate Degree-Seeking Doctoral 2,138
Professional (Law) 600
Non degree-Seeking Undergraduate 684
Non degree-Seeking Graduate 797
By Course Load
Full-Time Enrollment (69%) 25,710
Part-Time Enrollment (31%) 11,606
By Domicile
In-State Students (80%) 30,005
Out-of-State Students (20%) 7,311
By Ethnicity
Asian 6,308
Black or African American 3,979
Hispanic / Latino 4,676
Native American / Alaska Native 42
Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 82
White 16,196
Two or More 1,527
Not Reported 1,296
Non-Resident International 3,210


Degree Programs Offered
Undergraduate 82
Graduate (Master’s
– 89; Doctoral – 39)
Professional (Law) 1
Total 211


Full-time Instructional Faculty Headcount 1,345
Full-time Research Faculty Headcount 159
Part-time Faculty FTE 410.5


Tuition and Fees Fall 2018
In-State Undergraduate $12,462/year
In-State Graduate $15,138/year
In-State Law School
Law School



Room and Board Fall 2018
Financial Aid Profile FY18
Students Receiving Aid (60%) 22,143
Average Grant $7,373
Average Loan $12,803
Average Work Study $2,080
Student Aid Grand Total $325.3 million
Fiscal Year
FY18 Annualized Student FTE 31,550 (Target)
FY19 Total Operating Budget $1,058.9 million
FY19 Research Expenditures (budgeted) $115.3 million
Buildings Fall 2018
Academic/Research/Administrative 74
Student Unions/Sports and Recreation 11
Student Housing 45
Parking Structures 4
Auxiliary Support 9
Total 143
Buildings Under Construction FY19
Campus Core Project (Robinson Bldg/Utility Infrastructure Replacement)
Hylton Performing Arts Center Addition project
Facilities Open to the Public
Aquatic and Fitness Center
The Aquatic and Center81,580 square-foot, two-pool complex includes a 3,500-square-foot fitness gallery, four classrooms, whirlpool and co-ed sauna with men’s and women’s shower/locker rooms, and family changing area.
Center for the Arts
The Center for the Arts complex includes the 2,000-seat Concert HallConcert, two experimental theaters, three dance studios, and music and fine arts studios. Five hundred Concert Hall tickets are available free to students for each performance.
Freedom Aquatic and Fitness Center
The 110,000 square foot complex is located on the Science and Technology Campus as a result of a partnership between George Mason University, Prince William County and the City of Manassas. The center includes a 50-meter 10-lane competition pool, 7,000 square foot leisure pool with a two-story figure-eight waterslide, current channels and whirlpool, weight training room, fitness assessment labs, cardiovascular fitness areas, 2 basketball courts, elevated running/walking track, 3 racquetball courts and daycare facilities for infants and toddlers.
George W. Johnson Center
The Johnson Center has eight acres of floor space and houses an over 145,000-volume book collection, media center, computer labs, bank, bookstore, convenience store, and food services. Specially outfitted spaces provide opportunities for film, dance, meetings, and private study. The center fosters university-wide learning by integrating students’ curricular and extracurricular activities and by strengthening relationships between the university’s communities.
Eagle Bank Arena
EagleBank Arena is a 10,000-seat sports and entertainment arena designed for basketball, concerts, and other sports and entertainment events.
Hylton Performing Arts Center
The Hylton Performing Arts Center opened on Mason’s Science and Technology Campus in the spring of 2010. The 86,000-square-foot center provides a state-of-the-art setting for major touring artists and local performers, and features a reception space, an art gallery and two theaters. The center is named for the Cecil D. and Irene V. Hylton Foundation of Dale City.
Recreation and Athletic Complex
The “RAC” features three gymnasiums, two racquetball courts, two squash courts and a two-story fitness gallery spanning more than 15,000 square feet. It also boasts six basketball courts, seven tennis courts, seven volleyball courts, a batting cage, golf and archery nets, fencing lanes, locker rooms and saunas. It also features a 400-meter outdoor track, soccer field, baseball diamond and general athletic fields.
Athletic Programs
About 462 student-athletes compete in 22 men’s and women’s Division I sports – baseball, basketball, cross country, golf, lacrosse, rowing, soccer, softball, swimming and diving, tennis, indoor and outdoor track and field, volleyball, and wrestling. Intercollegiate men’s and women’s teams are members of the Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I, the Atlantic 10, the Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC), the Eastern Intercollegiate Volleyball Association (EIVA), the Eastern Wrestling League (EWL), and the Intercollegiate Association of Amateur Athletes of America (IC4A). Web site: