Mason Facts and Figures 2019-2020

2019-2020 Facts and Figures



New Undergrad, Degree-Seeking Fall 2019
First-Time Freshmen 3,763
New Transfers 2,838


First Generation Students Fall 2019
First-Time Freshmen 20%
Undergraduate Degree-Seeking 28%


Students Living On Campus Fall 2019
Degree-Seeking Undergraduates 5,720
Graduate Students 150
Other Students 177
Students Fall 2019 Enrollment
Total Enrollment (Including Mason Korea) 38,255
Total Enrollment (US Campus Only) 37,863
Student Profile, Fall 2019 (US Campus Only):
By Student Level
Undergraduate Degree-Seeking 26,013
Graduate Degree-Seeking Certificates 586
Graduate Degree-Seeking Master’s 7,173
Graduate Degree-Seeking Doctoral 2,156
Professional (Law) 600
Non degree-Seeking Undergraduate 649
Non degree-Seeking Graduate 686
By Course Load
Full-Time Enrollment (69%) 26,081
Part-Time Enrollment (31%) 11,782
By Domicile
In-State Students (80%) 30,402
Out-of-State Students (20%) 7,461
By Ethnicity
Asian 6,643
Black or African American 4,059
Hispanic / Latino 4,920
Native American / Alaska Native 59
Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 64
White 15,771
Two or More 1,565
Not Reported 1,513
Non-Resident International 3,269


Degree Programs Offered
Undergraduate 85
Graduate (Master’s
– 89; Doctoral – 39)
Professional (Law) 1
Total 217


Full-time Instructional Faculty Headcount 1,399
Full-time Research Faculty Headcount 171
Part-time Faculty FTE 399.8


Tuition and Fees Fall 2018
In-State Undergraduate $12,564/year
In-State Graduate $15,648/year
In-State Law School
Law School


Room and Board Fall 2019


Financial Aid Profile FY19
Students Receiving Aid (62%) 23,311
Average Grant $7,772
Average Loan $12,842
Average Work Study $1,952
Student Aid Grand Total $347.9 million


Fiscal Year
FY20 Annualized Student FTE 32,624 (Target)
FY20 Total Operating Budget $1,247.0 million
FY20 Research Expenditures (budgeted) $177.0 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)


Facilities Open to the Public
Aquatic and Fitness Center
The 81,580 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. Aquatic and Center
Center for the Arts
The Center for the Arts complex includes the 2,000-seat Concert Hall, 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. Concert
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 507 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: