Mason is Virginia’s most diverse, most innovative university

Posted: September 9, 2019
Fall 2017. Photo by: Ron Aira/Creative Services/George Mason University

by Damian Cristodero

George Mason University was again ranked as Virginia’s most diverse and most innovative university (among national institutions), and as one of the most diverse and innovative in the nation, by U.S. News & World Report in its just-released evaluations.

Mason, rated a top-tier (R1) research university by the Carnegie Classifications of Institutions of Higher Education, was also ranked as an A+ School for B Students by U.S. News, an acknowledgement of Mason’s commitment to access and excellence.

“For Mason, diversity is more than a goal, it is at the very core of our mission of delivering Access to Excellence. Mason has become one of the Commonwealth’s leading public research universities as well as the place where students from all backgrounds find pathways to life success,” President Anne Holton said. “We recently welcomed our largest incoming class. The fact that more students each year want to attend Mason is a testament to the great work of our faculty and staff and the value that a Mason education provides.”

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