COVID-19: School of Business Graduate Admission Updates
George Mason University is closely monitoring the evolving COVID-19 situation following guidelines from the CDC and the Virginia Department of Health, and sending regular updates via email. Stay up-to-date on the University’s response to the COVID-19 here.
With the University closing campus for the foreseeable future, your School of Business Admissions and Enrollment team is still be here to answer your questions. Contact us here.
- 1. GMAT™ Online Exam Now Available
The Graduate Management Admission Council (GMAC) is excited to announce that registration is open for the GMAT™ Online exam, an interim alternative to the test center GMAT™ exam.
To increase flexibility, appointment times are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Candidates can schedule an exam appointment up to 24 hours before an available testing window. Appointment dates are available beginning April 20, 2020 until June 15, 2020.
The School of Business will consider all Fall 2020 applicants for a GMAT/GRE waiver (even if you didn't apply for one). Stay up-to-date on GMAC's response to the coronavirus.
- 2. TOEFL® and GRE® Tests Now Available at Home
ETS is proud to introduce a solution for students who have been impacted by the coronavirus to take the TOEFL iBT® test and the GRE® General Test at home until test centers can reopen.
As of April 2, 2020, both tests are available everywhere that the computer-delivered tests are offered, with the exception of Mainland China and Iran.
At home administrations are currently available around the clock every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday through June 30, 2020. Please click the following links to learn more about the TOEFL iBT® Special Home Edition and the GRE® Test at Home.
- 3. Executive Assessment Is Now Online
GMAC is excited to announce registration for the Executive Assessment Online is now open. Appointments are available for test dates as early as May 5th and extend through June 30, 2020. GMAC will continue to evaluate the market and offer future appointments as needed. One of the benefits of the Executive Assessment Online is that candidates can schedule appointment times around the clock—24 hours a day, 7 days a week—allowing for greater flexibility to meet their changing needs. Learn more about the Executive Assessment Online testing by clicking here.
- 4. Application Fees Will Be Waived For All Fall 2020 Applicants
Effective 4/1/2020 - Application fees will be waived for all Fall 2020 applicants. Please note: We are unable to offer refunds to applicants who previously paid their application fee to apply prior to this decision.
- 5. George Mason University Document Processing
Due to Virginia’s stay at home orders, our internal processing time for admissions documents might be delayed so we encourage applicants to submit all documents electronically.
- 6. Fall 2020 English Proficiency Requirements
Effective April 15, 2020 - George Mason University will accept Duolingo English Test as an acceptable form of English proficiency for Fall 2020 applicants. The minimum Duolingo test score required for the School of Business is 125. Click here for more information.
- 7. Mason Student Services Center Now Available for Remote Services
- 8. What is the impact to GI Bill recipients due to COVID-19?
The Department of Veterans Affairs has issued detailed guidance on how the Monthly Housing Allowance (MHA) and other factors will be affected due to school closure or change of modality. Visit our Military Services site for more information.