Pursue Your Passion without Pressing "Pause"

Many Mason graduate programs offer schedule flexibility; making it easier for you to earn your degree while keeping pace with your busy life.

Make Connections that Matter

Mason's location and dynamic scholarly environment are the perfect combination for advancing your professional network.

Support for Your Research

Getting funded is one of the biggest hurdles on the road to completing your studies. Mason offers a variety of resources to help.

Find Success in Community

At Mason, you'll find an inclusive environment for students, researchers, and faculty. Our commitment to diversity, inclusion, and excellence, will shape a more successful, prosperous, and equitable future for all.


George Mason University is Virginia’s largest public research university. Our reputation is built on innovation and an entrepreneurial spirit. We rise to the highest global level of distinction in a range of academic fields.

Diversity is our Strength

Mason is committed to a scholarly environment representative of our communities and focused on equity.

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Fund Your Studies

Internal steel structure of Horzion Hall under construction. Intended to depict the foundational aspect of funding access to graduate students.
Scaffolding solid funding sources into your graduate plan provides a strong foundation to a successful career.

Accessing financial support for your degree is a concern for most graduate students. The Office of Graduate Education presents multiple avenues to pursue funding for your research, travel, and educational expenses.

Professional Development

Beyond research and writing, Mason is committed to supporting your professional success as you progress through and complete your degree. Registration is now open for Three Minute Thesis®.

Looking for something?

Check out the Student Resources Guide for a subject-based list of references to help make your time at Mason productive, fulfilling and successful. In the guide, you will find resources and information for finances and funding, housing, wellness, parking and transportation, lifestyle and leisure, networking, and professional development.