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George Mason University (VA): Merit Aid, Financial Aid Data, Offer Data & More

Public37,316 StudentsIn State: $28,925/yrOut of state: $52,385/yr

George Mason University offers 36% of incoming freshmen merit aid. The average merit aid award is $6,312. George Mason University is a public college located in Fairfax, Virginia. Its student population is 37,316. It is a four-year, large, primarily residential campus. It has an acceptance rate of 81%. George Mason University 4 year graduation rate is 49% .


Merit Aid Stats For George Mason University


FRESHMAN W/O NEED, RECEIVING MERIT AID

$6,312

AVG. MERIT AID AWARD

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$4,998

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Admission Data


  • Admission rate 81%
  • Avg. high school GPA 3.7
  • Avg. ACT 27
  • Avg. SAT 1220
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Upcoming Deadlines For George Mason University


  • Early decision 1 - Deadline
    Nov 1
  • Early decision 1 - Notification
    Dec 15
  • George Mason University - Send test score
    Jan 15

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Recent Financial Aid Offers For the 2019 Admissions Year

Parents who completed the admissions process in 2019 submitted their offer data as presented here.


Money You Don’t Need To payMoney Your Family Needs To payFederal Student Loans (Government)Work Study
Expected Family Contribution
State of Residence
Unweighted GPA
Composite SAT
Composite ACT
Admission
Type
College Estimated Cost of Attendance
College Grants & Scholarships (NOT BASED on financial need)
Is this money automatically renewable?
College Grants & Scholarships (BASED on financial need)
Net Cost to your family (before loans & work study)
Subsidized
Unsubsidized
Amount you can earn
Above $60000 VA 3.9 1190 0 Early Action $30000 $0 $0 $30000 $0 $0 $0
$15001 to $20000 VA 3.78 1360 27 Early Action $27574 $0 $2200 $25374 $3500 $2000 $2500
Above $60000 VA 3.75 1290 0 Early Action $29226 $0 $0 $29226 $0 $5500 $0
Above $60000 VA 3.9 1190 0 Early Action $30000 $0 $0 $30000 $0 $0 $0
Above $60000 TX 4.5 1440 33 Early Action $57252 $15000 Yes $0 $42252 $0 $0 $0
$15001 to $20000 VA 3.6 1360 27 Early Action $27000 $500 Don't Know $0 $26500 $2500 $2500 $2500
Above $60000 VA 4 1300 0 Early Decision 1 $20000 $0 $0 $20000 $1500 $1500 $0
Recent Financial Aid Offers For the 2019 Admissions Year

Colleges with Similar Merit Aid Award Percentages and Award Amounts


Name
Cost
Received Merit
Aid
Avg Merit
Aid
Acceptance
Rate
Merit
Match
George Mason University $52,385 36% $6,312 81%
Elon University $52,756 39% $6,895 72%
Rowan University $42,698 35% $6,846 73%
University Of North Texas At Dallas $14,640 32% $6,678 83%
Stony Brook University $43,761 37% $5,726 42%
Colleges with similar merit aid awards levels and amounts

Colleges in Southeast Region with similar merit aid awards levels


Name
Cost
Received Merit
Aid
Avg Merit
Aid
Acceptance
Rate
George Mason University $52,385 36% $6,312 81%
Elon University $52,756 39% $6,895 72%
Christopher Newport University $44,204 36% $3,382 68%
University Of South Florida Main Campus $17,702 38% $3,470 43%
Louisiana State University And Agricultural & Mechanical College $47,037 41% $5,000 74%
Auburn University $51,828 39% $7,062 75%
Southeastern Louisiana University $33,613 36% $1,875 90%
Old Dominion University $34,060 39% $5,120 87%
Nicholls State University $23,380 39% $3,707 94%
Colleges in Southeast Region with similar merit aid awards levels and amounts

Colleges with similar acceptance rate and median earnings of alumni after 10 years


Name
Acceptance
Rate
10 Year
Salary
George Mason University 81 $105,700
West Virginia University 82 $99,900
Notre Dame De Namur University 82 $99,700
Mount Carmel College Of Nursing 78 $99,700
University Of Scranton 73 $99,700
University Of Michigan Dearborn 78 $99,500
The University Of Texas At Arlington 80 $99,500
Molloy College 81 $99,500
Colleges with similar acceptance rate and median earnings of alumni after 10 years

Colleges with similar acceptance rate and cost of attendance


College
Acceptance
Rate
Attendance
Cost
George Mason University 81 $52,385
Saint Mary's College 82 $47,224
St Mary's College Of Maryland 80 $47,224
St. Mary's University 75 $47,260
The University Of Findlay 74 $47,285
Franklin College 75 $47,414
Dominican University Of California 87 $47,469
Mills College 86 $47,710
Lesley University 76 $47,730
Robert Morris University 84 $47,788
Otterbein University 81 $48,034
The University Of Tennessee Knoxville 78 $48,036
Ferrum College 75 $48,150
University Of Massachusetts Lowell 72 $48,201
Columbia College Chicago 87 $48,212
Trine University 73 $48,220
Cabrini University 72 $48,355
Concordia College New York 81 $48,420
Campbell University 76 $48,473
Nova Southeastern University 79 $48,590
Hope College 76 $48,680
Colleges with similar acceptance rate and cost of attendance

Colleges with similar acceptance rate and similar 4 year graduation rates


Name
Acceptance
Rate
4 year
graduation
George Mason University 81 49%
Fresno Pacific University 85 53%
Westfield State University 86 53%
Wentworth Institute Of Technology 76 53%
Keene State College 81 53%
Otterbein University 81 53%
Gannon University 81 53%
Western New England University 85 53%
University Of Oregon 83 52%
Clarke University 82 52%
University Of New Haven 84 52%
Saint Edward's University 86 52%
Michigan State University 78 52%
Saint Joseph's College Of Maine 84 52%
Molloy College 81 51%
Huntington University 83 51%
Rosemont College 89 51%
Georgia College & State University 78 50%
Bellarmine University 86 50%
Albany College Of Pharmacy And Health Sciences 72 50%
Oklahoma City University 76 50%
Colleges with similar acceptance rate and similar 4 year graduation rates

Comparing merit aid in colleges with similar acceptance rates.


Name
Received Merit
Aid
Avg Merit
Aid
George Mason University 36% $6,312
Auburn University 39% $7,062
Elon University 39% $6,895
Rowan University 35% $6,846
University Of North Texas At Dallas 32% $6,678
Virginia Commonwealth University 28% $6,592
University Of Missouri St Louis 42% $6,474
Colorado State University Fort Collins 41% $5,899
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