Admissions Requirements

Admission to George Mason University is selective. Decisions are made by committee review, with each applicant evaluated  on individual merit. Whether you are applying as a freshman, transfer, graduate, or non-degree student will significantly change the requirements for your application to Mason.

Specific information on priority deadlines, application requirements, and submitting your application to the university are all provided in the links below.

For Non-Degree Students:

If you are applying as an undergraduate non-degree student, you must submit your application, application fee, and most-recent college transcript by the non-degree deadline. If you are applying as a graduate non-degree student, you must fully meet the graduate application requirements for the program in which you want to take courses. Non-degree deadlines can be found at

Once you have reviewed the deadlines and requirements, you can submit your application here.



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Academic Calendar

12:00 AM Midterm progress reporting period
Midterm progress reporting period
Sep 25 @ 12:00 AM – Oct 20 @ 11:59 PM
100-200 level classes
12:00 AM Fall 2017 Graduation Application...
Fall 2017 Graduation Application...
Sep 30 @ 12:00 AM – 11:59 PM
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12:00 AM Selective Withdrawal Period
Selective Withdrawal Period
Oct 2 @ 12:00 AM – Oct 27 @ 11:59 PM
Undergraduate Students Only
12:00 AM Spring 2018 Schedule on Patriot Web
Spring 2018 Schedule on Patriot Web
Oct 2 @ 12:00 AM – 11:59 PM
Students are assigned a time ticket for their class code (GR, SR, JR, SO, FR, ND) that allows access to registration based upon the number of completed hours from most to least. This time ticket[...]