George Mason University, located in the heart of Northern Virginia’s technology corridor near Washington, D.C., is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in a range of academic fields. GMU has strong undergraduate and graduate degree program, including in areas related to the themes of the USI-YLP, such as communications, conflict analysis and resolution, leadership, conservation, cultural studies, environmental studies, global affairs, international studies, multimedia, political studies, in addition to hundreds of other programs.
Mason professors conduct groundbreaking research in areas such as cancer, climate change, information technology and the biosciences. Mason’s Center for the Arts brings world-renowned artists, musicians and actors to its stage. Its School of Law is recognized by “U.S. News and World Report” as one of the top 40 law schools in the United States.
Founded in 1972, the university has grown into a major educational force as a state institution, and gained national distinction in a range of academic fields. GMU has four different campuses to meet the needs of its more than 16,000 full-time students and 14,000 part-time students.
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