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Office of Institutional Effectiveness and Planning - George Mason University


Mason Facts and Figures 2020-2021

2020-2021 Facts and Figures



New Undergrad, Degree-Seeking Fall 2020
First-Time Freshmen 3,562
New Transfers 2,930


First Generation Students Fall 2020
First-Time Freshmen 20%
Undergraduate Degree-Seeking 26%


Fall 2020 Enrollment Fall 2020
Total Enrollment (Including Mason Korea) 39,032
Total Enrollment (US Campus Only) 38,542


Students Living On Campus Fall 2020
Degree-Seeking Undergraduates 2,898
Graduate Students 92
Other Students 17


Student Profile, Fall 2020 (US Campus Only) Fall 2020
By Student Level
Undergraduate Degree-Seeking 26,515
Graduate Degree-Seeking Certificates 625
Graduate Degree-Seeking Master’s 7,458
Graduate Degree-Seeking Doctoral 2,202
Professional (Law) 614
Non degree-Seeking Undergraduate 590
Non degree-Seeking Graduate 538
By Course Load
Full-Time Enrollment (68%) 26,032
Part-Time Enrollment (32%) 12,510
By Domicile
In-State Students (81%) 31,360
Out-of-State Students (19%) 7,182
By Ethnicity
Asian 7,094
Black or African American 4,246
Hispanic / Latino 5,348
Native American / Alaska Native 59
Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 56
White 15,555
Two or More 1,577
Not Reported 1,782
Non-Resident International 2,825


Degree Programs Offered 2020-2021
Undergraduate 78
Graduate (Master’s – 95; Doctoral – 38) 133
Professional (Law) 1
Total 212


Full-time Instructional Faculty Headcount 1,403
Full-time Research Faculty Headcount 209
Part-time Faculty FTE 413.9


Tuition and Fees Fall 2020
In-State Undergraduate $13,014/year
Out-State Undergraduate $36,474/year
In-State Graduate $16,098/year
Out-State Graduate $37,410/year
In-State Law School
Out-State Law School


Room and Board Fall 2020


Financial Aid Profile FY20
Students Receiving Aid (66%)
Average Grant $7,665
Average Loan $12,722
Average Work Study $1,942
Student Aid Grand Total $362,211,873


Buildings Fall 2020
Academic/Research/Administrative 74
Student Unions/Sports and Recreation 11
Student Housing 45
Parking Structures 4
Auxiliary Support 9
Total 143


Buildings Under Construction FY21
Campus Core Project (Robinson Bldg/Utility Infrastructure Replacement)


Facilities Open to the Public
Aquatic and Fitness Center
Aquatic and CenterThe 81,580 square-foot, two-pool complex includes a 3,500-square-foot fitness gallery, four classrooms, a whirlpool and co-ed sauna with men’s and women’s shower/locker rooms, and a family changing area.
Center for the Arts
ConcertThe 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.
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 502 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: