The College of Visual and Performing Arts is much more than a collection of classrooms; it's a community of artists in art, dance, music, theater, arts management, film and video studies, and computer game design. At Mason, you’ll be supported and encouraged while following your own individual artistic path. Your talent is your own. Let us help you build your skills to reach your full potential.
Productions presented annually by the Mason Players, a faculty-directed student organization in the School of Theater.
Computer Game Design undergraduate majors from 18 states (Fall 2019). The program was founded in 2009.
new music students in Fall 2018 (largest ever incoming class) and a 55% increase over Fall 2017.
The current ranking of the Green Machine on the NCAA's list of Best Pep Bands in the Nation.
Hours that Arts Management students have dedicated to internships at organizations such as the Smithsonian Institution and the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts.
Miles between George Mason's Fairfax campus and the front door of The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City. The School of Art arranges trips for students each semester.
In 2018, College Choice ranked Mason as having one of the top 25 best bachelor’s degrees in Game Design in the U.S.
From Student to Artist
From your first day as a Mason student-artist, you'll study and create art in award-winning spaces designed to enhance each artform.
By the time you leave Mason, you will be equipped with the tools and professional connections necessary to begin a successful career in the arts, as well as the communication, collaboration, and critical thinking skills that the contemporary world values in every field.