Why Consider Online Learning?Distance learning at GMU means doing school work when it's convenient for you. Online courses are an excellent option for busy students while online degree programs are popular with older students or those who work full-time.
GMU Online Degree Options
George Mason University offers 3 different online degrees.
In the 2015 - 2016 school year, 526 students graduated from GMU with an online bachelor's degree.
|Online Degree||2015 - 2016 Graduates|
|Computer Information Systems||318|
|Liberal Arts General Studies||2|
How Many Students Participate in Online Learning at George Mason University?
Of the 33,929 students currently enrolled at George Mason University, about 23.3% (7,901) participate in some form of distance or online learning, and 1,240 students take classes exclusively online.
Students enrolled in online programs live in a variety of places. 1,073 live in Virginia, 1,222 live in the U.S.A. and 18 live outside of the U.S.A. Long live the Internet!
The following chart shows you how many students are involved in online classes depending on their degree. Non-Seekers are students who are not currently enrolled in a degree program.
|Undergraduate degree seeking students represent 65.7% of the George Mason University student body.|
The minority of undergraduate degree seekers (25.8%) take at least one class online.
Of the 5,753 who take at least one online course, a small minority (7.5%) take all their courses online.
The 429 undergraduate degree seekers who take all their courses online live in the following places.
|Undergraduate students who are not seeking a degree represent 2.2% of the George Mason University student body.|
A small minority of undergraduate non-degree seekers (6.9%) take at least one class online.
Of the 52 who take at least one online course, the majority (67.3%) take all their courses online.
The 35 undergraduate non-seekers who take all their classes live in the following places.
|Graduate students represent 32.0% of the George Mason University student body.|
A small minority of graduate students (19.3%) take at least one class online.
Of the 2,096 who take at least one online course, the minority (37.0%) take all their courses online.
The 776 graduate students who take all their classes online live in the following places.
For more information, check out our section on Graduations at George Mason University.