Admission Requirements

Admission to George Mason is competitive in that the number of qualified candidates for admission generally exceeds the number of new students who can be accommodated.  Each candidate who presents sufficient admission qualifications is reviewed in the context of other qualified applicants.  An offer of admission is valid only for the semester for which the student applied.  Application for undergraduate admission can be made online at George Mason's website  The Office of Admissions can also provide forms upon request.

Freshman Requirements

The following factors are considered when reviewing applications for admission:

  • Cumulative high school grade point average for course work completed in grades 9 through 12.
  • Level of difficulty of coursework elected throughout the high school years particularly in English, mathematics, laboratory science, and foreign language.
  • Scores from the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) and/or American College Test (ACT), and Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) if appropriate.
Transfer Students

VCCS Transfer Guide can be found here on the Admissions Website along with other resources for transfer students