Mason’s nursing doctorate program #1 among public universities

U.S. News and World Report ranks Mason's Doctor of Nursing program #1 and its nursing master's program #4 among public institutions. Additionally, 14 of Mason's graduate programs rank in the top 50 nationally.

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Native food forest takes root on Mason’s Fairfax Campus

Mason Nation have planted 1,700 plants of more than 50 species in two groves on the site of the old Student Apartments. Foragers' Forest, part of the university's Living Lab, is dedicated to feeding both human and animal foragers.

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Mason student wins World Figure Skating Championship

Mason student Ilia Malinin lands six quad jumps, including his signature quadruple axel jump, which ranks as the sport's most difficult in competition, to win his first figure skating world championship.

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Small Island Big Song

Mason Artist-in-Residence Small Island Big Song combines music, spoken word, and stunning projections to showcase the sounds of various island nations of the Pacific and Indian Oceans. Find out what's planned. 

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A second chance at a college degree for Mason Korea’s first female computer game design graduate

Juyoung Cha was the first in her family to consider studying abroad for college. Starting in high school, she wanted to experience a different culture, specifically the United States. Learn more about Juyoung's journey.

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Mason Korea senior discovers his passion for peacebuilding and opera

After several leadership camps in the United States and the U.K. during junior high, Seung Gyo Kim felt that pursuing college abroad was the best way to express his unique identity and broaden his knowledge. Read more.

Mason Rankings

Mason has 14 graduate programs in the top 50 in U.S. News rankings

George Mason’s nursing doctorate program is 1st among public universities; the law school is in the top three in the Washington, Maryland and Virginia region; and other Mason rankings from the U.S. News and World Report graduate program evaluations. See the breakdown of rankings.

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Mason’s research is best in Virginia in multiple EduRank rankings

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Mason online programs ranked in top 50 among public universities.

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Mason in the Media

Looking back at notable March Madness Cinderellas
Mason tops the list of memorable Cinderella runs. (ESPN)

Congressman Don Beyer returns to school for AI understanding for improved policy-making
Mason student Don Beyer is the focus of a story about his work in Congress. (WJLA)

The Washington Report: Che Axum & Dr. Allison Miner
Allison Miner discusses agriculture and food security. (PBS Video)

How long would it take to walk around Mars?
Erdal Yigit talks about how the planet's reduced gravity would affect movement. (


Mason alum and Fairfax City Mayor, Catherine Read speaks with President Washington on ATE Podcast
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Podcast - Ep 57: Fairfax Mayor is outspoken, unfiltered

In the Women's History Month episode of the Access to Excellencepodcast, Fairfax City Mayor Catherine Read talks to President Gregory Washington about why it’s good to “disrupt the system” and why it’s important to get more women into policy-making decisions. Listen to this episode.

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