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You can apply to our master’s and graduate certificate programs for both the fall and spring semesters. Applicants to our PhD programs may apply for the fall semester only. The admissions process is competitive, and each application is reviewed individually. We firmly believe in building a strong cadre of students throughout the selective admissions process and encourage applications from students with diverse academic and professional backgrounds.

All online application forms are available through the George Mason University Office of Admissions website.

Scholarship and Deadline Update

The Schar School is doubling scholarships for graduate students beginning their studies in fall 2022! Graduate applications for fall 2022 are still being considered on a rolling, space-available basis for domestic applicants.


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The online undergraduate application form is available through the George Mason University Office of Admissions website.

Get to know the Schar School by setting up an informational appointment with Kali Woods at
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Have questions about applying to Mason? If you're a prospective undergraduate student, contact George Mason's Office of Undergraduate Admissions at If you are a prospective graduate student, contact the Schar School's Office of Graduate Admissions at We look forward to assisting you!