How to Apply

Admission to George Mason is competitive. 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 the GMU web site

Honors College

Ready for a challenge? Interested in smaller class sizes, priority registration, and a supportive environment? Mason’s Honors College provides talented students in all majors with an enriched and unique academic and social environment that enhances their college experience.

University Scholars Program

Each year approximately 20 University Scholars are selected from among the most outstanding students invited to the Honors College. This award is the highest academic distinction that Mason offers to undergraduate students. Each University Scholar receives a scholarship award covering the full cost of tuition over four years. University Scholars have exemplary records of academic achievement.

The deadline to apply to the Honors College curriculum and/or the University Scholars Program is November 1

See GMU's Freshmen Admissions page for more information.