Mason's campus comes to life
You'll benefit from George Mason University's commitment to providing international students like you with an outstanding university experience. Mason programs emphasize opportunities outside the classroom; so you will have the chance to explore the internship and recreational opportunities that only Washington, DC can offer. You’ll also have opportunities to conduct hands-on research with faculty who have earned the university more than $101 million in competitive research funds.
Ever wanted to try out a 3D printer on a Friday night? Attend a speech given by a future US president? Ranked among the highest research universities in the US by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education, Mason is the largest public research university in Virginia with four campuses in Virginia and one in Songdo, Korea.
And they're not done growing. As their faculty and study body grow, you'll see advancements in academic facilities and state-of-the-art technology.
A leading American University
As a student at George Mason University, you’ll have access to some of the best cultural, business, and research opportunities in the US. You'll enjoy hands-on learning experiences inside and outside the classroom with professors who are experts in their fields.
Mason University's students come first. There, you’ll have access to some of the best cultural, business and research opportunities in the US. Mason provides a great academic environment where you’ll get to interact with students from 130 countries and all 50 states. While at Mason, you’ll enjoy hands-on learning with professors who are experts in their fields. Faculty members, advisors and staff work hard to provide a transformational learning experience so that when you graduate, you'll be prepared to think critically about global issues and get a job with impact.
Mason Career Services offers events, workshops, courses and one-on-one advising where you can practice interviewing and job-hunting skills. Each semester you can attend job and internship fairs to connect with more than 170 employers such as The Washington Post, the Smithsonian Institution, and numerous Fortune 500 companies.
INTO Mason knows you’re focused on improving your language skills, making new friends and adapting to the US culture of education and they’re there to help. INTO Mason’s dedicated team of support staff will be with you every step of the way to make sure your first year of learning is as simple as possible. As a student studying at the Mason Global Center, you'll enjoy all the benefits of our cutting-edge academic facility designed specifically for international students like you. This building is a hub of campus life and is open 365 days a year. Everything you’ll need to begin your academic journey at Mason is under one roof!
Your home away from home
INTO Mason is located within the Mason Global Center. This is where you’ll take many of your Academic English or Pathway classes. This spacious 7-story residence hall is home to over 270 Mason students. When you need someone to help you, you can find a friendly face at the welcome desk 24 hours a day. Student services staff can answer your questions and keep you connected with academic advisors. Enjoy your meals from The Globe dining hall's international menu any day of the year.
Living and learning together
The Mason Global Center is a spacious, high caliber facility and the hub of your first-year experience at Mason. Originally designed as a hotel, this beautiful facility features walls of windows that bring natural light into luxurious living spaces. Meet with your friends and professors or attend an event in our thriving lobby. Sign up for a conversation partner or tutor at the Learning Resource Center. Looking for more? They host some pretty awesome celebrations, movie nights and social events for you throughout the year.
More about the campus
Looking for a taste of home? You can find it at The Globe, one of the three on-campus dining halls, which serves an ever-changing menu of international cuisine. It's open every day of the year, and you can always find halal, vegetarian and gluten-free options there. And if you're craving a special dish, you can make a request to have it on the menu. Please bring us your recipes from home!
Learning Resource Center
Wondering where to go when you need a tutor? The Learning Resource Center (LRC) is the place to go when you want one-on-one help with writing or math. You'll have access to dedicated tutors who are experienced at assisting English language learners. The LRC is also a computer lab and quiet study space where you can borrow a laptop and work on group projects.