College of Visual and Performing Arts (Undergrad)


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Faculty Facts

Annual tuition fees

$34,480 $39,480


  • Up to $5,000 on the first year.


4 Years


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Degree type


List of Programs

  1. Art and Visual Technology, BA
  2. Art and Visual Technology, BFA
  3. Computer Game Design, BFA
  4. Dance, BFA
  5. Film and Video Studies, BA
  6. Music, BA
  7. Music, BM
  8. Theater, BA
  9. Theater, BFA


Academic Requirements

  • High school diploma
  • Minimum GPA equivalent: 3.0

Additional requirements

  • ACT/SAT may be required depending on program
  • Additional materials may also be required

English Tests Requirements



(18 in all subscores)



(6.0 in all subscores)

Duolingo English test


About Faculty

The arts engage, inspire and entertain us. They open our eyes to different points of view and are an important component of any well-rounded education. The College of Visual and Performing Arts offers degrees in art, dance, film and video studies, music, theater, arts management, art education, and computer game design. Students have the opportunity to study alongside internationally renowned visiting artists, showcase their work in public exhibits, and perform onstage at one of our many campus venues, including the Center for the Arts.

Top Reasons to Study in George Mason University

  • #64 Top public schools U.S. News and world Report 2023
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  • 24 km from Washington DC
  • Tier 1 Research Institute Carnegie Classifications of Highest Education Institutions
  • 80% of Mason students are employed within 6 months of graduation.
  • 86% of employed students are in positions related to their career goals.

Ranking & Accreditation of George Mason University

  • George Mason is the largest public research university in the Commonwealth of Virginia with over 40,000 students from all 50 states and 130 countries.
  • George Mason graduates earn among the highest starting salaries of graduates from Virginia public universities; the median salary reported for the Class of 2023 was $74,000.
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  • #20 Most Innovative Schools (U.S. News & World Report 2023).

Student Accommodation at George Mason University

 Mason Global Center Double room/shared bathroom:

  • Pricing is $5,550 for the Spring 2024 intake and $3,890 for the Summer 2024 intake.

Mason’s campus has more than 40 residence halls, from suites to apartments. Many are new or have been recently renovated to be even more spacious and comfortable. More than 75 percent of all freshmen live on campus, so there’s always plenty going on. A variety of amenities are available within each building, including high-speed Internet access and free laundry facilities (but you still have to fold).


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