Welcome Prospective Mason Student!

We are so glad that you are considering GMU for your college journey. This page is full of resources for First-Generation students interested in becoming George Mason University students.

When I got my acceptance letters from schools, I was like ‘oh my god, I got into college!‘” (Maya, Class of 2018)


Mason Programs for First-Generation Students

Mason First-Generation Student Stories

Becoming a Mason First-Generation Student

Graduate Student Resources

Paying for College

First In the Family Web Resource Center

Frequently Asked Questions

Additional Resources

Mason Students in D.C.

Homecoming @ GMU

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