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Office of Institutional Effectiveness and Planning - George Mason University



Mason Facts and Figures 2021-2022

2021-2022 Facts and Figures



New Undergrad, Degree-Seeking Fall 2021
First-Time Freshmen 3,986
New Transfers 2,803


First Generation Students Fall 2021
First-Time Freshmen 19%
Undergraduate Degree-Seeking 24%


Students Living On Campus Fall 2021
Degree-Seeking Undergraduates 6,804
Graduate Students 792
Other Students 123
Student Profile, Fall 2021 (US Campus Only) Fall 2021
Students Fall 2021 Enrollment
Total Enrollment (Including Mason Korea) 39,143
Total Enrollment (US Campus Only) 38,630
Student Profile, Fall 2021 (US Campus Only):
By Student Level
Undergraduate Degree-Seeking 26,339
Graduate Degree-Seeking Certificates 636
Graduate Degree-Seeking Master’s 7,648
Graduate Degree-Seeking Doctoral 2,219
Professional (Law) 761
Non degree-Seeking Undergraduate 543
Non degree-Seeking Graduate 484
By Course Load
Full-Time Enrollment (67%) 25,895
Part-Time Enrollment (33%) 12,735
By Domicile
In-State Students (81%) 30,993
Out-of-State Students (19%) 7,637
By Ethnicity
Asian 7,301
Black or African American 4,285
Hispanic / Latino 5,454
Native American / Alaska Native 60
Native Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 60
White 15,030
Two or More 1,583
Not Reported 1,775
Non-Resident International 3,101


Degree Programs Offered
Undergraduate 80
Graduate (Master’s
– 93; Doctoral – 39)
Professional (Law) 1
Total 213


Full-time Instructional Faculty Headcount 1,456
Full-time Research Faculty Headcount 206
Part-time Faculty FTE 443.8


Tuition and Fees Fall 2021
In-State Undergraduate $13,119/year
In-State Graduate $16,644/year
In-State Law School
Law School
$41,261 /year


Room and Board Fall 2021



Financial Aid Profile FY21
Students Receiving Aid (66%)
Average Grant $8,150
Average Loan $12,378
Average Work Study $1,964
Student Aid Grand Total $366.4 million


Buildings Fall 2021
Arlington 3
Main Campus 107
Mason Korea 1
Off Campus 25
Science and Tech PW 12
Total 148


Buildings Under Construction FY21
Institute for Digital Innovation Building (Arlington Campus)
Life Sciences and Engineering Building (Science and Technology Campus)


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 a 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 513 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: