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George Mason University

Fairfax, United States

George Mason University (Mason, GMU, or George Mason) is a public research university in Fairfax County, Virginia, near Fairfax City. The university was established in 1957 as the Northern Virginia branch of the University of Virginia, and became an independent university in 1972. It has since grown to become the largest four-year public university in the Commonwealth of Virginia. The university is named for the Founding Father George Mason, a Virginia planter and politician who authored the Virginia Declaration of Rights that later influenced the future Bill of Rights of the United States Constitution. Mason operates four campuses in Virginia (Fairfax, Arlington, Front Royal, and Prince William), as well as a fifth campus in South Korea.

Metrics Summary

Total Publications
Lifetime
78,592
Prior Five Years
20,936
Total Citations
Lifetime
1,025,657
Prior Five Years
122,432
Total Scholars
Lifetime
11,409
Prior Five Years
4,610

Academic Institutional Ranking

Global Overall (All Fields)

Worldwide

Lifetime
247
Prior Five Years
501
National Overall (All Fields)

United States

Lifetime
104
Prior Five Years
115
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