The Honors College cultivates a tight-knit community with faculty who offer personal attention, while providing the opportunities available at a large research university. You'll enjoy an enriched academic and social environment as you examine problems from multiple perspectives, develop critical thinking skills, and learn the value of diversity.
Fall 2015 Honors College students who are the first in their families to attend college
Average number of students in an Honors College course
Schools and colleges at Mason; Honors College students are in all of them
Merit-based scholarships awarded to the incoming Honors class in 2016
Majors represented in the Honors College.
How Can I Apply?
To be considered for the Honors College, prospective students should submit their online Mason application by November 1. It will give you the option of indicating your interest in the Honors College, so be sure to check the box. There is no minimum GPA or required test score.
Current Mason students applying to the Honors College should submit their application by April 15.
Admission to the Honors College is very competitive. The standards by which students are considered for admissions change each year depending on the applicant pool.
Why Should I Apply?
Apply to the Honors College at George Mason to gain a distinctive academic experience.
The Honors College has small class sizes with students who are as driven and passionate as you are. Honors College students take unique courses that fulfill their Mason Core requirements, while providing them with a challenging environment to explore and tackle multidisciplinary problems.