Prospective Students

What is great about George Mason University?

Infographic with many statistics. Summary is that George Mason University is a top 50 public university and Virginia’s leading university for innovation, social mobility, and inclusivity. Ranked in the top 50 public universities by Forbes and the Wall Street Journal. Mason received 5 out of 5 star rating in the Campus Pride Index LGBTQ-friendly national rankings.
Graphic reading "Number 1 public college for Peace and Conflict"

Why Study at the Carter School?


Conflict is part of daily life, from arguments within families and dysfunctional workplaces to polarized social and political issues to complex problems of inequality, war, and justice.

Your education at the Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter School for Peace and Conflict Resolution extends beyond the classroom. Students travel to conflict zones in the United States and abroad, as well as obtaining internships at federal agencies and organizations in D.C. Our curriculum will give you the opportunity to engage with conflict directly, gaining the skills and experience to succeed in many professions.