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COLLEGE PROFILE

George Mason University

Fairfax, VA

TUITION AND EXPENSES

Cost of AttendanceIn-state: $25,013
Out-of-state: $43,697
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $9,908
Out-of-state: $28,592
Room and Board
$9,580
Books and Supplies
$1,120
Other Expenses
$4,405
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 DeadlinePriority deadline March 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 2011-12 FINANCIAL AID

Freshmen
Financial Aid Applicants2,160 (81.7%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need1,450 (67.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid1,368 (94.3%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met113 (8.3%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met62%
Average Award$11,987
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,065 (77.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,644
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,067 (78.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,480
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 452 (33.0%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift132 (5.0%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $5,654
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants10,825 (66.6%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need8,558 (52.6%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid8,195 (95.8%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met608 (7.4%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met60%
Average Award$11,790
Need-Based Gift
Received by 6,358 (77.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $6,294
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 6,688 (81.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,588
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 1,388 (16.9%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift587 (3.6%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $5,407
Borrowing
2013 Graduates Who
Took Out Loans
57%
Average Indebtedness of
2013 Graduates
$25,822
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, State scholarships, ROTC scholarships
Non-Need Awards
Academic Interest/Achievement
Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
1,763
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
$2,284
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CLASS OF 2019 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M CR W  
Average 3.45 3.75 581 579 579 26
Low 2.50 2.60 390 390 400 20
High 4.00 5.00 800 760 730 32
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