Introducing the BA in International Security and Law

This new, one-of-a-kind degree program prepares graduates to become leaders when they are needed most.

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Mason in Top 10 for Foreign Service Office Promotions

A new study finds Mason in the top 10 of universities for State Department employees who earn promotions in the Foreign Service.


"We prepare students to be future leaders and managers who advance the public good. Our graduates have the drive to make a difference in the world by building upon the knowledge and experience they have gained."

Mark J. Rozell, Dean, Schar School of Policy and Government

Clara del Olmo
College Life is Better Than the Movies

When trying to pick a school, Clara del Olmo’s study abroad advisor pointed her to Mason because of its reputation for having a great government program and a diverse student body.

Democracy Lab with George Mason University President Gregory Washington
Leaders Look Back at the Schar School Democracy Lab Inaugural Year

Some 70 first-year college students with common interests in government and politics lived and studied alongside one another for a year.

Photo of the Capitol in Washington, DC
Located at the Center of the Policy World

Located where policy happens—just six miles from the U.S. Capitol Building—the Schar School’s campuses are located in Arlington and Fairfax, Virginia. Students are connected to jobs, internships, networking, and experiences that can only be found in the Washington, D.C., area.