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George Mason University

Current Mason Student

Join the Honors College

Becoming an Honors student will admit you to unique seminar courses, Honors classes based within your field of study, and an environment that will challenge and stretch your abilities. You'll also tackle multidisciplinary problems to fulfill core requirements.

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Honors College students pursue degrees in the sciences and arts.

Applying to the Honors College if You Currently Attend Mason:
  • If you apply during your second semester at Mason, your application will be reviewed once semester grades have posted.
  • You must have completed at least two full semesters of coursework (a minimum of 24 credit hours).
  • Students are only accepted into the Honors College for the Fall semester.
  • We will consider any information you submit in your online Mason application, along with your Mason record.
  • In some cases, we might ask for an in-person interview.
Requirements for Consideration:
  • Completion of 12-24 credit hours at Mason
  • Minimum 3.5 cumulative GPA
  • One letter of recommendation from a current Mason faculty member
  • Completion of required essay