If you submitted your application by the November 1 (early action) deadline or January 15 (regular decision) deadline, you have met our requirement for consideration for fall admission. Supporting documents should immediately follow your admission application. Early action applicants will be notified of their admission decision on December 15. Regular decision applicants will be notified on April 1. All admission decisions are communicated via the Mason Admissions Portal.
If you submitted your application by March 1 for fall or October 1 for spring, you have met our requirement for admission consideration. Supporting documents should immediately follow your admission application. Transfer applicants should check their status weekly until they receive an admission decision. Transfer applicants will begin receiving decisions on April 1 for fall and November 1 for spring. Decisions will continue to be released as space remains in the transfer class. All admission decisions are communicated via the Mason Admissions Portal.
Applicants are notified by email as their application goes complete and will be sent for review by our faculty. Most master’s program decisions are made on a rolling basis and notify applicants in 4-6 weeks. Most doctorate programs review at one time and release decisions at one time. Those reviews happen after the posted deadline and notifications go out in 4-6 weeks. ALL decisions are released to applicants via their Application Portal, not email or postal mail.
If you applied for admission using the Common Application, please refer to the email you received which acknowledged your application to retrieve your username. You may need to set-up a password.
If you applied for admission using Mason's exclusive online application, use the login and password you created for your application to check your application status. Remember that both are case sensitive. If you forgot your login or password, you can retrieve them by selecting Reset Password after clicking the link below that applies to you. You will be asked enter the email address you provided in your application and a link to reset your password will then be emailed to you.