George Mason UniversitySchool of Business

MS in Management Degree Costs

Virginia, Maryland, and Washington, D.C., Residents* - $997.50 per credit hour.

Out-of-State and International Students - $1,622.50 per credit hour.

Mason Fee Structure

  • Non-Refundable Accepted Student Enrollment Fee: $500**
  • Graduate New Student Fee: $60**
  • Books: Average $150 per course
  • Airfare to/from country for global residency


Every applicant is automatically considered for a merit-based scholarship at admission. Applicants are notified of awards with their acceptance letter. Other scholarships are available for newly admitted students and must be applied to annually by April 1.


The Office of Graduate Fellowships works to increase awareness, participation, and success in extramural fellowship competitions among Mason’s graduate students, with an emphasis on nationally competitive awards. Explore the upcoming graduate fellowship opportunities here.

For more information about Graduate Fellowships please visit gradfellows.gmu.edu or contact Megan Bruening, Assistant Director of Graduate Fellowships, at mbruenin@gmu.edu to schedule an appointment.

Military Students and Dependents

This program has been approved for veteran benefits. Please direct questions to the Office of Military Services at 703-993-1316 or email military@gmu.edu. For domicile and tuition information and policies, please click here.

*Maryland and Washington, D.C. residents should NOT fill out a domicile application. You will be classified as a non-resident of Virginia for domicile and University record purposes. If admitted and following enrollment in courses, an adjustment will be made by the School of Business to update your tuition code. Once this update is made your tuition will reflect Virginia resident rates. Please note, you may be asked to submit proof of residency in D.C. or Maryland including, but not limited to driver’s license, car registration, taxes from the previous year, utility bill, voter registration, pay stub, deed/lease. If the student cannot provide proof of D.C. or Maryland residency, they will not be eligible for the Exception Rate.

**A one time, non-refundable fee for a new Mason student. The accepted student enrollment fee will be waived for a student using VA benefits. The enrollment fee is to reserve your seat for the term to which you applied. It is not credited to your tuition.

Please note that rates and fees are subject to change. For the current Masters in Management tuition, please visit the Student Accounts Office website.