George Mason University (Mason), frequently referred to as GMU, is a public University based in unincorporated Fairfax County, Virginia, United States, south of and adjacent to the city of Fairfax. Additional campuses are located nearby in Arlington County, Prince William County, and Loudoun County. The university's motto is Freedom and Learning while its slogan or tagline is Where Innovation Is Tradition.
Named after American revolutionary, patriot, and founding father George Mason, the University was founded as a branch of the University of Virginia in 1957 and became an independent institution in 1972. Today, Mason is recognized for its strong programs in economics, law, creative writing, computer science, and business. In recent years, George Mason faculty has twice won the Nobel Prize in Economics. The University enrolls over 32,500 students, making it the largest university by head count in the Commonwealth of Virginia. The University is ranked 58th in North America and 75th worldwide by the web-based Webometrics Ranking of World Universities.
At INTO Mason, international students will join a supportive community that is committed to helping you integrate with ease into American university life while preparing for your degree studies. INTO Mason's unique programs will help improve your academic and English language skills, and our helpful faculty and staff will make sure you quickly adjust to life in the US.
Intakes: January & August
Undergraduate Pathway Programs are available in the following disciplines