George Mason University
Since it was founded in 1972, George Mason University has grown into a major educational force and earned a reputation as an innovative, entrepreneurial institution. With four campuses just minutes from Washington D.C., George Mason has a growing and diverse student body and an exceptional faculty of enterprising scholars. At the center of the world’s political, information, and communications networks, George Mason is the university needed by a region and a world driven by new social, economic, and technological realities.
George Mason’s development has been shaped in response to the educational needs of its cosmopolitan constituency. The university has gained national distinction in a range of academic fields, including public policy, information technology, economics, fine and performing arts, law, conflict resolution, and most recently, biosciences.