George Mason University, with roots since 1957, is a public research university located in Fairfax, Virginia. It enrolls over 21,000 undergraduate students and has a sizeable commuter population. It has flexible majors, offering exciting classes on everything from Wedding Planning, the Physics of Renewable Energy to Zombies! Students can explore hundreds of student clubs & organizations and its study abroad program. Events like Homecoming and Welcome Week are also great ways to meet new people and feel a part of the GMU family. The university’s location and curriculum provides real-world experience in several ways, including an opportunity to intern at the Capitol Hill. Notable GMU alumni include international anchor & correspondent Hala Gorani and broadcast journalist Angie Goff. George Mason University, with its Patriot pride and academic success, is being increasingly known as an up-and-coming university.