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Tuition and scholarships at George Mason

All prices are estimated from 2023-24 and are subject to change. There are two main semesters per academic year (fall and spring), each about 16 weeks long with a shorter summer semester of 11 weeks.  

Estimated tuition for undergraduate programs:

Program

1 semester

2 semesters

International Year One

$24,540

$42,670

Undergraduate Transfer Program

$24,540

$42,670

Undergraduate Direct Entry

$19,770

$39,170

Estimated tuition for graduate programs:

Program

1 semester

2 semesters

Graduate Pathway Program

$24,540

$42,670

Graduate Direct Entry

$17,560

$35,060

For full details on estimated tuition and funding, please visit our costs page

Scholarships

Do I qualify for a scholarship?

To find out whether you are eligible to apply, you'll need to take a look at the requirements for each individual scholarship. If you are not eligible for one particular scholarship, there may be another you can apply for instead.

What types of scholarship are available?

Regional Scholarship Undergraduate

INTO George Mason University

Maximum value

$10,000

Eligibility

- Up to $10,000 on the first year.

- Fully admitted to an INTO Mason International Year One, Undergraduate Transfer Program or Graduate Pathway/Bridge program.

- Personal statement (300-400 words) may be required for some regions.   

- Scholarship interview may be required for some regions.

- Limited availability: first come, first served.

- Amount subject to change - limited awards at maximum value.

- Contact your INTO regional officer for more information.

- Tuition payable first year: $32,4670ˆ

ˆThese are estimated tuition payments, assuming a student receives the maximum scholarship value listed for this program.

Regional Scholarship Graduate

INTO George Mason University

Eligibility

- Up to $10,000 on the first year.

- Fully admitted to an INTO Mason International Year One, Undergraduate Transfer Program or Graduate Pathway/Bridge program.

- Personal statement (300-400 words) may be required for some regions.  

- Scholarship interview may be required for some regions.

- Limited availability: first come, first served.

- Amount subject to change - limited awards at maximum value.

- Contact your INTO regional officer for more information.

Tuition payable first year: $32,670ˆ

ˆThese are estimated tuition payments, assuming a student receives the maximum scholarship value listed for this program.

Progression Scholarship Undergraduate

INTO George Mason University

Maximum value

$9,000

Eligibility

- $3,000 per year

- 3.0-3.49 GPA upon completion of International Year One or Undergraduate Transfer Program.

- The scholarship is renewable for up to 3 years, as long as the student maintains a 3.0+ GPA during their studies at Mason.

- Contact your INTO regional officer or intomktg@gmu.edu for more information.

- Tuition payable first year: $36,170ˆ†

ˆThese are estimated tuition payments, assuming a student receives the maximum scholarship value listed for this program.

†These are estimated tuition payments when a student starts the degree program after progression from a Pathway.

Progression Scholarship Undergraduate

INTO George Mason University

Maximum value

$18,000

Eligibility

- $6,000 per year

- 3.5 - 4.0 GPA upon completion of International Year One or Undergraduate Transfer Program.

- The scholarship is renewable for up to 3 years, as long as the student maintains a 3.0+ GPA during their studies at Mason.

- Contact your INTO regional officer or intomktg@gmu.edu for more information.

- Tuition payable first year: $33,170ˆ†

ˆThese are estimated tuition payments, assuming a student receives the maximum scholarship value listed for this program.

†These are estimated tuition payments when a student starts the degree program after progression from a Pathway.

George Mason Undergraduate International Scholarship

George Mason University Direct Entry - Undergraduate

Maximum value

$20,000

Eligibility

- Up to $20,000 per year (renewable annually).

- Directly admitted international students are eligible for consideration of merit scholarships.

- Direct entry, degree-seeking status.

- High academic standing.

- Must have non-immigrant and non-resident status in the United States, as well as an F-1 visa.  

- For more information, visit https://www.gmu.edu/financial-aid/types-aid/scholarships

- Tuition payable first year: $19,170ˆ

ˆThese are estimated tuition payments, assuming a student receives the maximum scholarship value listed for this program.

Vietnam Regional Scholarship

INTO George Mason University

Maximum value

$60,000

Eligibility

- $15,000 per year for four years of UG studies, up to $60,000 in total.

- Fully admitted to an INTO Mason International Year One or Undergraduate Transfer Program.

- Automatically renewable, as long as the student maintains good academic standing with a minimum 2.0 GPA.

- Regional award based on student’s nationality.

- Contact your INTO regional officer for more information.

- Tuition payable first yearˆ:

1-semester Pathway: $16,920

2-semester Pathway: $27,670

3-semester Pathway: $38,350

ˆThese are estimated tuition payments, assuming a student receives the maximum scholarship value listed for this program.

Thailand Regional Scholarship

INTO George Mason University

Maximum value

$49,500

Eligibility

- $12,000 per year for four years of UG studies, up to $48,000 in total.

- Fully admitted to an INTO Mason International Year One or Undergraduate Transfer Program.

- Automatically renewable, as long as the student maintains good academic standing with a minimum 2.0 GPA.

- Regional award based on student’s nationality.

- Contact your INTO regional officer for more information

Tuition payable first yearˆ:

1-semester Pathway: $17,950

2-semester Pathway: $30,670

3-semester Pathway: $41,350

ˆThese are estimated tuition payments, assuming a student receives the maximum scholarship value listed for this program.

Indonesia Regional Scholarship

INTO George Mason University

Maximum value

$49,500

Eligibility

- For Standard International Year One: $12,000 per year for four years of undergraduate studies, up to $48,000 in total.

- For Accelerated International Year One: $13,500 during your first year and $12,000 per year for the next three years of undergraduate studies, up to $49,500 in total.

- Fully admitted to an INTO Mason International Year One or Undergraduate Transfer Program.

- Automatically renewable, as long as the students maintains good academic standing with a minimum 2.0 GPA.

- Regional award based on student’s nationality.

- Contact your INTO regional officer for more information.

Tuition payable first yearˆ:

1-semester Pathway: $17,950

2-semester Pathway: $30,670

3-semester Pathway: $41,350

ˆThese are estimated tuition payments, assuming a student receives the maximum scholarship value listed for this program.

How much money is on offer?

The amount of money available through scholarships can vary. Remember that a scholarship will only cover some of your tuition fees. You will still have to fund your remaining tuition fees and your accommodation, insurance, visa and other living costs in full. For more information, see our fees and finance page.

What is the process of applying for a scholarship?

To be considered for this opportunity, submit your application to an INTO Mason program and once you have received your offer letter, ask your Education Counselor or Enrollment Services Advisor whether there is a scholarship available.

Apply to INTO and take your first step towards a scholarship