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Over 34,000 Students

Mason's 34,000 students come from 130 countries to form a global community on campus.

200 Degree Programs

Mason is made up of 200 degree programs at the bachelor's, master's, doctoral, and professional levels.

81% Local Students

81% of Mason students come from Virginia, and 19% are out of state. More than 6,200 students live on the Fairfax campus.

$1.14 Billion Economic Impact

Mason has a $1.14 billion economic impact on the Washington, D.C. region.

76% of Grads Are Going Places!

76% of the Class of 2016 had a post-graduate plan within 4-6 months of graduation. This includes employment, graduate school, military, or volunteering.

Over 20,000 Students Served Annually by University Career Services

University Career Services serves more than 20,000 unique students each year, approximately 87% of all undergraduate students.


Mason's Impact on the NOVA/DC Workforce 

Mason graduates have a significant impact on the business communities of Northern Virginia and Washington, D.C., as 91 percent of all graduates take jobs in this area. Top undergraduate employment industries are technology, government, health education and financial services.


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Who's hiring Mason students?


Apple, Inc.
Arlington Public Schools
Booz Allen Hamilton
Fairfax County Government
Fairfax County Public Schools
Gannett / USA Today
General Dynamics
Grant Thornton
ICF International
INOVA Health
Lockheed Martin
Loudoun County Public Schools
Marriott International
Northrop Grumman
Prince William County Public Schools
U.S. Army
U.S. Department of Defense
U.S. Department of Homeland Security
U.S. Department of Justice
U.S. Department of State
U.S. Navy
U.S. Senate
Washington Nationals
Wolf Trap

This list was compiled from responses to our Career Plans Survey conducted among students who graduated from Mason in August and December 2015
and May 2016.