Tuition General Information and Policies

A college degree is one of the most valuable investments you can make, not only in your education but also in helping you to obtain a promising career and future.

As one of the best values in education, Mason provides you with an affordable and wise college choice, academic quality, opportunities for top-tier internships, and career networking that will assist you upon graduation.


General Rules


Cost per Semester

Please be aware that many of the costs below are estimates and may vary per person, and do not factor a scholarship award into consideration.

Airfare* USD 1,450
Books USD 600
Personal Expenses USD 1,000
Room and Board** USD 2,500
Tuition*** USD 10,000
 Total USD 15,550

*Airfare is based off of one round-trip ticket between Washington, D.C., and Incheon.

**Room and board is based off of a 17-week double-housing and KRW 15,000 food budget per day for 17 weeks.

***The tuition cost is based on a full-time course load (i.e., 12 to 16 credits).


Semesters in Fairfax

Our students are expected to attend two semesters at the main campus in Fairfax, Virginia. Details about current Fairfax tuition and housing rates may be viewed here: Paying for College. A breakdown of estimated costs for one semester is available in the table below.

Airfare* USD 1,450
Books** USD 600
Personal Expenses** USD 1,165
Room and Board** USD 7,550
Tuition** (Effective beginning Fall 2023) USD 10,000
 Total USD 20,765

*Airfare is based off of one round-trip ticket between Washington, D.C., and Incheon.

**Effective beginning Fall 2023

VA In-State Rate

The actual In-state rate is available on this link: VA Residents Rate.

  • Students classified as Virginia in-state residents pay the in-state rate at Mason Korea. This tuition differential is only available to Virginia in-state domiciled students taking classes at the Mason Korea campus.

  • The differential amount from Mason Korea’s rate is discounted as a VA In-state scholarship.


Payment via Virtual Account

Wire transfer information is included on individual student tuition invoices and invoices are issued by MK Student Accounts at GMU Korea. Tuition invoices are generated and sent to students via Mason Live email. Payment options through the US campus are not available. 


Payment via Flywire(International only)

George Mason University Korea has partnered with Flywire to streamline the tuition payment process, allowing you to pay online from any country using any bank in your home currency. You may choose payment methods such as wire transfer, credit card, etc. Korea campus tuition invoices will be generated and sent to students via Mason Live email.

*The Korea campus does not allow you to state the amounts on Flywire.

*Please notify us at in case you want to make a payment with Flywire.

*Cancellation: If it has been less than 2 working days since you made a payment via Flywire, please contact Flywire to cancel your payment. If it has been over 2 working days, please contact


Flywire Guide (International only)


Payment Policies

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