Located in Fairfax, Virginia, this highly regarded institution is the largest public research university in the state. Over 33,000 students are enrolled at the school, which offers strong programs in business, computer science, creative writing, law and economics. George Mason University's 677-acre campus features a large concert hall, student union building, plus indoor and outdoor sports stadiums.
The sports teams of George Mason University are known as the George Mason Patriots, and the athletes compete in Division I of the National Collegiate Athletic Association. Sports at the school include rowing, lacrosse, golf, soccer, baseball, basketball and swimming.