Admissions

In the Honors College, you will join a tight-knit community that provides the opportunities available from Virginia's larges research university. You'll enjoy an enriched academic and social environment where you can make a home for yourself and receive the support you need to excel.

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80
Percent of Honors College graduates participate in a student organization
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51
Percent of Honors College students have a leadership role in a student organization before they graduate
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63
Percent of Honors College students participate in community service or volunteer work
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43
Percent of Honors College students conduct research with a faculty mentor
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100
Percent of Honors College students begin undergraduate research their first semester
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75
Honors College students were funded to conduct major research projects in the last year
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100
Percent of Honors College students take a civic engagement course while at Mason
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95
Honors College students worked with business and community partners in HNRS courses Spring-Fall 2020
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73
Percent of Honors College graduates had at least one internship while they were at Mason

How can I apply?

To be considered for the Honors College, prospective students should submit their online Mason application by November 1st. In the application, students will be given the option to apply and express their 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 30. 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.