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Mason has 8 graduate programs listed among top 25 nationally, led by part-time law that is best in nation among publics

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Mason has 18 programs ranked in the top 50 nationally and 33 ranked in the top 50 among public universities, according to U.S. News and World Report's 2022 graduate program rankings. Photo by Evan Cantwell/Creative Services


George Mason University has eight graduate programs listed among the top 25 nationally according to latest rankings by U.S. News & World Report, reflecting the university’s impact as one of the best institutions for advanced degrees.

The list was led by Mason’s part-time law program at the Antonin Scalia Law School, which was No. 1 in the nation among publics, and also included two programs at the Schar School of Policy and Government that were among the top 10 nationally for public universities. Rounding out the list were programs in criminology in the College of Humanities and Social Sciences as well as elementary education and special education in the College of Education and Human Development.

Overall, Mason has 18 programs ranked in the top 50 nationally and 33 ranked in the top 50 among public universities.

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Mason Lighting the Way: Spotlights from the Task Force

More than 100 faculty, staff and students are working on George Mason University’s Anti-Racism and Inclusive Excellence Task Force, which is taking a hard look at the current state of diversity and inclusivity efforts at the university and making recommendations for the future.

These individuals come from across our campuses and bring their different skill sets and expertise to this work. In this series, we will spotlight members of the task force and find out what drives them.

Natalia Kanos, Junior, Government and International Politics and Conflict Analysis and Resolution Majors
Committee: Training and Development