George Mason University (GMU, Mason, or George Mason) is a public research university in Fairfax County, Virginia. Initially founded as a branch of the University of Virginia in 1949, it became an independent institution in 1972.
Virginia's Largest Public Research University. With 34,000 students from all 50 states and 130 countries and a residential population of more than 6,000 students Mason is a vibrant and dynamic community of scholars.
Welcome Home to Mason. Live at George Mason University to get the most out of your college experience. You'll be part of a community and surrounded by friends, while being steps away from services and amenities.
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