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George Mason University Rankings

October 8, 2018

A comprehensive look at where Mason ranks in some of the most prestigious academic surveys.

U.S. News & World Report

Rank                   University-wide                                                                                                   

18                                     Operating efficiency

 25                                    Diversity (best in DMV area)

 28                                    Most Innovative

 67                                    Public universities

 73                                    High school counselor ratings

105                                  Best college for veterans

116                                  National universities  

403                                  Worldwide among 1,250 institutions ranked

Listed                              A+ School for B Students

Listed                              Teaching writing across disciplines

                      

Rank                  Program

3                                     Homeland/National security (graduate)

4                                     Part-time law

11                                   Criminology (graduate)

16                                   Special education (graduate)

21                                   Intellectual property law (graduate)

23                                   Online computer info technology (graduate)

28                                   Industrial/systems engineering (graduate)

33                                   Health care management (graduate)

41                                   Law school

44                                   Doctor of nursing (graduate)

44                                   History (graduate)

44                                   Public affairs (graduate)

47                                   Part-time MBA

52                                   Space science

55                                   Nursing school (graduate)

56                                   Online business accounting

56                                   Economics and business

57                                   Online engineering (graduate)

61                                   Social sciences and public health

62                                   Education (graduate)

68                                   Computer science (graduate)

72                                   Political science (graduate)

75                                   Social work (graduate)

78                                   Economics (graduate)

80                                   Computer engineering (graduate)

80                                   Sociology (graduate)

82                                   Clinical medicine

83                                   Statistics (graduate)

84                                   Bioengineering (graduate)

87                                   Clinical psychology (graduate)

87                                   School of Business

90                                   Psychology (graduate)

96                                   Electronic/communications engineering (graduate)

98                                   Civil engineering (graduate)

Forbes

Rank                             

49                                      Among public institutions

54                                      A best employer among midsize companies

Money

Rank

30                                      Among universities that admit 50 percent of applicants

34                                     As a transformative college

97                                     A best value college

Shanghai Rankings

Rank                            Worldwide

18                                                     Law

30                                                     Economics

40                                                     Public administration

Top 75                                              Communication

Top 75                                              Political science

Top 100                                            Library and information science

Top 100                                            Education

Top 100                                            Atmospheric science

 

Rank                             Nationally

Top 95                                              Among all institutions

Washington Monthly

Rank

6                                        Best college for adult learners        

9                                         Loan repayment

20                                      Mean earnings ($66,522) 10 years after college entry

59                                      Nationally

Listed                               A best college for voting

Princeton Review

Rank

Listed                                   A "Green College"