Semesters in Fairfax


Students admitted to George Mason University Korea have the opportunity to spend two semesters at the Fairfax, Virgina campus in the United States.

George Mason University is a young university that, in just a short time, has made impressive strides in size, stature, and influence. Today, as Virginia’s largest state research university, Mason Fairfax are setting the benchmark for a bold, progressive education that serves the needs of our students and diverse communities.

George Mason University is committed to creating a more just, free and prosperous world. Located in one of the most important political, economic, and intellectual hubs in the world, we accept our responsibility to serve others: to help our students succeed, enrich the life of our community, and contribute to solving some of the most complex global problems of our time

The Fairfax campus consists of 677 wooded acres and is the principal center for undergraduate residence and life. The on-campus population is currently more than 6,000 and is expected to grow to 7,000 as new residential units are constructed. Our Fairfax Campus is also home to the Center for the Arts and the EagleBank Arena where numerous sporting and entertainment events take place year round.




In order to make transition to the Fairfax campus, students need to fulfill coursework expectations posted below.

  • At least 60 credits earned (including in progress registration).
  • Eligible to register. We recommend students with less than a 2.0 GPA defer coming to Fairfax until their GPA is at least a 2.0, but students will not be denied based on GPA assuming their GPA allows them to register.
  • Successful completion of prerequisite courses based on major

Students who have completed fulfilling course work expectation and wish to undergo their transition process to Fairfax may apply for Fairfax transition to the Office of Academic and Student Affairs. Student will be reminded to apply for Fairfax transition by semester.