Why This Matters
Knowing the tuition related to going to GMU means that you can plan a budget for your college years. Check out the data below to understand how George Mason University's price compares to other schools and if you need to plan for tuition increases.
GMU Tuition & Fees Versus Other Schools
The following table shows how GMU compares to other colleges nationally, regionally and by state.
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In-State Tuition Discount Available
Tuition and fees at GMU is reduced dramatically for students living in Virginia. Tuition and fees for in-state students is set at $11,924 for the 2017 - 2018 year, a 65.3% discount off the full price. Tuition is $8,672 and fees $3,252.
GMU tuition and fees for out-of-state undergrads is $34,370 for the 2017 - 2018 school year. $3,252 was charged for fees, and $31,118 was charged for tuition.
Look at the table below to find 2017 - 2018 school year costs.
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Tuition and Fees Projection
Tuition and Fees for out-of-state students attending George Mason University increased with an average yearly rate of 4.8% within the last five years. Over that same period, tuition increased by 4.8% and fees increased by 4.9%. Due to this, we predict the price of tuition and fees this year will be $36,013.
At this rate, we estimate the total cost of tuition and fees for a two year degree to be $73,747 and for a four year degree to be $154,713. Remember, this doesn't cover other charges for example room and board, transportation, and books.
Look at the following chart to see how GMU tuition and fees may grow including residence based reductions in the years to come.
Be aware of just how much the tuition and fees are increasing each year. At most colleges undergrads will wind up paying a higher price for their last year of school compared to what they did for their first.
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