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COLLEGE PROFILE

George Mason University

Fairfax, VA

TUITION AND EXPENSES

Cost of AttendanceIn-state: $26,280
Out-of-state: $46,926
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $10,952
Out-of-state: $31,598
Room and Board
$10,510
Books and Supplies
$1,150
Other Expenses
$3,668
Payment PlansCredit card, installment plan, deferred payment

APPLYING FOR FINANCIAL AID

Financial Aid Office
E-mailfinaid@gmu.edu
Web SiteFinancial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL Net Price Calculator URL
Application Process
Application DeadlineMarch 1
Award NotificationOn a rolling basis beginning April 1
Methodology for Awarding
Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms RequiredCost to File
FAFSA
Code is 003749
Free

PROFILE OF 2013-14 FINANCIAL AID

Freshmen
Financial Aid Applicants2,445 (81.7%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need1,685 (68.9%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid1,632 (96.9%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met113 (6.9%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met61%
Average Award$12,243
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,358 (83.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,483
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,277 (78.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,642
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 523 (32.0%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift121 (4.0%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $5,525
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants11,714 (68.1%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need9,244 (53.7%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid8,870 (96.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met475 (5.4%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met56%
Average Award$11,955
Need-Based Gift
Received by 7,205 (81.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,889
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 7,044 (79.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,699
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 1,388 (15.6%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift472 (2.7%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $6,936
Borrowing
2014 Graduates Who
Took Out Loans
60%
Average Indebtedness of
2014 Graduates
$27,206
Parents Borrowing PLUS Loans 
Parents of Students
Receiving Aid
5.0%
Parents of Students Not
Receiving Aid
2.0%

FINANCIAL AID PROGRAMS

Loans
Federal LoansDirect subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans, Federal Nursing loans
State Loans 
Other Loans 
Scholarships and Grants
Need-Based AvailableFederal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based AvailableAcademic scholarships, Music/Drama scholarships, Athletic scholarships, Minority scholarships, ROTC scholarships
Non-Need Awards
Academic Interest/Achievement
Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
1,364
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities
Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Not reported
Special Characteristics
Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Not reported
Employment
Work-Study ProgramsFederal work study available
Average Earnings from
On-Campus Employment
$2,234
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CLASS OF 2020 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M CR W  
Average 3.40 3.68 572 565 557 26
Low 1.96 2.00 350 390 350 17
High 4.00 5.00 760 800 780 34
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A portion of the College Profile data is provided under license by:
Annual Survey of Colleges 2015, copyright © 2015 The College Board. All rights reserved.
Peterson's Undergraduate and Undergraduate Financial Aid Databases,
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