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Why is George Mason University so expensive?
Posted by: DDUVP ()
Date: May 10, 2017 01:00PM

I thought their mission was to be an affordable option to other schools like UVA. To take two computer science classes costs $4026 not including extra lab fees of $49 per credit.

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Re: Why is George Mason University so expensive?
Posted by: MXHTX ()
Date: May 10, 2017 01:07PM

Don't complain, I am paying 1/4 Million for my kids education out of state, have another one coming up this Fall as well.

I told my kids they better not marry anyone with College dept if they do not want to be indentured servants for 10 years!

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Re: Why is George Mason University so expensive?
Posted by: Huh??? ()
Date: May 10, 2017 02:10PM

Have you looked at prices at UVA? George Mason is a reduced cost option by comparison...but George Mason is not cheap education.

If you want cheap education taught by largely Indian "professors"...go to NVCC.

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Re: Why is George Mason University so expensive?
Posted by: Make Money Fa$t ()
Date: May 10, 2017 02:15PM

DDUVP Wrote:
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> I thought their mission was to be an affordable
> option to other schools like UVA. To take two
> computer science classes costs $4026 not including
> extra lab fees of $49 per credit.

If you think that's bad can you imagine the idiots who paid 35 grand to go to "Trump University"? Mason is a respected institution, not some fly-by night get-rich-quick scheme.

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Re: Why is George Mason University so expensive?
Posted by: donald jay trump ()
Date: May 10, 2017 02:15PM

all the more reason to take as many CLEPs as you can to get out of basic classes.

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Re: Why is George Mason University so expensive?
Posted by: TheTroof ()
Date: May 10, 2017 02:17PM

You have to pay for gender studies, black studies, etc., and the bloated salaries of the entrenched administrators who shove this crap down our throats.

If you are Liberal, stop complaining.

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Re: Why is George Mason University so expensive?
Posted by: eklhm ()
Date: May 10, 2017 02:25PM

I thought that the community colleges were supposed to be the lower cost alternative to 4 year residential colleges. While there is some difference between the tuition at places like W&M and UVA v. GMU, the main savings would come from living at home.

1/4 Million?!? For how many kids? Last time I looked Ivy League schools were still slightly under $100k.

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Re: Why is George Mason University so expensive?
Posted by: EHVPJ ()
Date: May 10, 2017 02:33PM

Look again!

Factor in books, food, living expenses, transportation, computer, phone and communications, laundry, clothes for events, Greek Life/Clubs and medical expenses, it gets very expensive, very quickly. Not to include the mandatory expenses that schools all required.

I am not even paying for Semester Abroad or A Year A Sea!!!

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Re: Why is George Mason University so expensive?
Posted by: THPXU ()
Date: May 10, 2017 02:57PM


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Re: Why is George Mason University so expensive?
Posted by: xdttw ()
Date: May 10, 2017 04:25PM

So it is 1/4 mill for four years. That is more believable.

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Re: Why is George Mason University so expensive?
Posted by: FPNCJ ()
Date: May 10, 2017 04:31PM

xdttw Wrote:
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> So it is 1/4 mill for four years. That is more
> believable.

Not sure why anyone would have thought this was for less than 4 years???

But for the top 50-100 most expensive Colleges/Universities, mostly private, expect to pay roughly 1/4 Million for 4 years unless you are dirt poor and/or your kids walk on water.

If you live in the Northern VA area, chances are you make too much money to get much aide.

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Re: Why is George Mason University so expensive?
Posted by: Jesse J ()
Date: May 10, 2017 06:13PM

Like all other universities, GMU is free for niggers. Whites and Asians are required to pay more to cover the freeloading niggers.

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Re: Why is George Mason University so expensive?
Posted by: metalhead ()
Date: May 10, 2017 08:28PM

One word: Nova...
Nothing is affordable in nova the colleges are no exception...

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Re: Why is George Mason University so expensive?
Posted by: Roor ()
Date: May 13, 2017 06:40PM

Ever since they went to final four. Alumni money came in by the millions. At one time , 1970's, it was more difficult to get into GMU than UVA. No shit

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Re: Why is George Mason University so expensive?
Posted by: Your mom before that ()
Date: May 13, 2017 08:04PM

Jesse J Wrote:
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> Like all other universities, GMU is free for
> niggers. Whites and Asians are required to pay
> more to cover the freeloading niggers.


That's why our nickname for your sister is GMU

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Re: Why is George Mason University so expensive?
Posted by: DFLSDKF ()
Date: May 13, 2017 08:15PM

Huh??? Wrote:
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> Have you looked at prices at UVA? George Mason is
> a reduced cost option by comparison...but George
> Mason is not cheap education.
>
> If you want cheap education taught by largely
> Indian "professors"...go to NVCC.

My computer science teacher at NVCC is asian and he seems pretty good to me.

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Re: Why is George Mason University so expensive?
Posted by: pf9hk ()
Date: May 13, 2017 11:56PM

Roor Wrote:
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> Ever since they went to final four. Alumni money
> came in by the millions. At one time , 1970's, it
> was more difficult to get into GMU than UVA. No
> shit


It was NEVER easier to get into GMU than to UVA. I know a number of kids who attended GMU in the 1970s. Most went because they couldn't get into UVA, Tech or JMU. The rest went to GMU because they wanted to attend school in the DC area and couldn't afford Georgetown, GW or American.

There was a rumor for a brief period in the 1970s that it was easier for females from Fairfax to get int UVA than it was to get into JMU. It was probably more perception than reality. What I think happened was that you had B and B+ students who used to get into JMU were being rejected while at the same time more A- females were applying to and attending UVA. Both schools were trying to move towards a 50-50 male female ratio which meant more males for JMU and more females at UVA. Still I doubt there were many female students in that era who were being accepted at UVA and rejected by JMU.

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Re: Why is George Mason University so expensive?
Posted by: THE shit ()
Date: May 14, 2017 06:07AM

Fuck all you retards that wish you could attend UVA or W&M. GMU is a retard school same goes for JMU and tech.
If you want a quality education at a bargain price Richard Bland is the way to go.
http://www.rbc.edu/

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Re: Why is George Mason University so expensive?
Posted by: History lesson ()
Date: May 14, 2017 06:22AM

Jesse J Wrote:
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> Like all other universities, GMU is free for
> niggers. Whites and Asians are required to pay
> more to cover the freeloading niggers.
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Re: Why is George Mason University so expensive?
Posted by: Dane Bramage ()
Date: May 14, 2017 08:33AM

DDUVP Wrote:
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> I thought their mission was to be an affordable
> option to other schools like UVA. To take two
> computer science classes costs $4026 not including
> extra lab fees of $49 per credit.

They're still cheaper than most schools. Except NVCC, NVCC is cheaper. Go to NVCC.

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“We don’t have any rude, unpleasant people here. We’re different!”

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Re: Why is George Mason University so expensive?
Posted by: Freq ()
Date: May 14, 2017 08:45AM

Go to UMD. High quality education, and inexpensive (especially for MD residents).

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Re: Why is George Mason University so expensive?
Posted by: TERTIUS ()
Date: May 14, 2017 05:41PM

THERE ARE SEVERAL STATES THAT NOW OFFER THE 1ST 2 YEARS OF COLLEGE FREE. IF YOU MOVE TO ONE OF THOSE STATES AND WORK ONE YEAR TO GET RESIDENCY, THEN GO THE FIRST 2 YEARS FREE, THEN FOR THE LAST 2 YEARS YOU WILL GET INSTATE TUITION TOO. YOU DON'T HAVE TO GO TO A LOCAL COLLEGE AT ALL.

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Re: Why is George Mason University so expensive?
Posted by: P99oagain ()
Date: May 15, 2017 08:18AM

eklhm Wrote:
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> I thought that the community colleges were
> supposed to be the lower cost alternative to 4
> year residential colleges. While there is some
> difference between the tuition at places like W&M
> and UVA v. GMU, the main savings would come from
> living at home.
>
> 1/4 Million?!? For how many kids? Last time I
> looked Ivy League schools were still slightly
> under $100k.

Look again: room and board, lab and gym fees, transportation

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Re: Why is George Mason University so expensive?
Posted by: LaQuisha Tawany ()
Date: May 15, 2017 09:22AM

Freq Wrote:
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> Go to UMD. High quality education, and
> inexpensive (especially for MD residents).

No. College Park is ghetto. AVOID!

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Re: Why is George Mason University so expensive?
Posted by: SteveBannon ()
Date: July 02, 2017 10:29AM

pf9hk Wrote:
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> Roor Wrote:
> --------------------------------------------------
> -----
> > Ever since they went to final four. Alumni
> money
> > came in by the millions. At one time , 1970's,
> it
> > was more difficult to get into GMU than UVA. No
> > shit
>
>
> It was NEVER easier to get into GMU than to UVA.
> I know a number of kids who attended GMU in the
> 1970s. Most went because they couldn't get into
> UVA, Tech or JMU. The rest went to GMU because
> they wanted to attend school in the DC area and
> couldn't afford Georgetown, GW or American.
>
> There was a rumor for a brief period in the 1970s
> that it was easier for females from Fairfax to get
> int UVA than it was to get into JMU. It was
> probably more perception than reality. What I
> think happened was that you had B and B+ students
> who used to get into JMU were being rejected while
> at the same time more A- females were applying to
> and attending UVA. Both schools were trying to
> move towards a 50-50 male female ratio which meant
> more males for JMU and more females at UVA. Still
> I doubt there were many female students in that
> era who were being accepted at UVA and rejected by
> JMU.
Reading comprehension is quickly disappearing in this great country of ours. Like cursive and hand written thank you notes.....

Poster ROOR said it was more difficult to get into GMU than UVA.

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Re: Why is George Mason University so expensive?
Posted by: SteveBannon ()
Date: July 02, 2017 10:32AM

LaQuisha Tawany Wrote:
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> Freq Wrote:
> --------------------------------------------------
> -----
> > Go to UMD. High quality education, and
> > inexpensive (especially for MD residents).
>
> No. College Park is ghetto. AVOID!


College Park and other schools that have a high black percentage are to be avoided at all costs. The algorithm to accreditation to accommodate minorities have become significantly reduced bc of liberal standards. 60 mins had an episode where black colleges would lie about their graduation rates, etc just to keep accreditation. Google it.

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Re: Why is George Mason University so expensive?
Posted by: UMD ()
Date: July 02, 2017 10:53AM

Universty of Marylad is a grate scool. I gradumated from there last yeer and I am already have a job! The manger at the Arthur Treacher's where I work says I may even be get promote to working the fish frier even!

UMD only costed my mom and dad not much monies either!

Reely a good deel and a good edumication to!

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Re: Why is George Mason University so expensive?
Posted by: LetsRock ()
Date: July 05, 2017 07:22AM

Huh??? Wrote:
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> Have you looked at prices at UVA? George Mason is
> a reduced cost option by comparison...but George
> Mason is not cheap education.
>
> If you want cheap education taught by largely
> Indian "professors"...go to NVCC.


That is why smart people take their first two years at NVCC and get your Associates degree and then transfer to GMU to get your Bachelors.

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Re: Why is George Mason University so expensive?
Posted by: Grig Woods ()
Date: August 29, 2021 11:51PM

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Re: Why is George Mason University so expensive?
Posted by: well... ()
Date: August 30, 2021 12:07AM

DDUVP Wrote:
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> I thought their mission was to be an affordable
> option to other schools like UVA. To take two
> computer science classes costs $4026 not including
> extra lab fees of $49 per credit.

Their mission is to pad their professors and staff pensions, salaries and benefits with as much as they can get away with.

The govt is subsidizing education heavily thru student loans and no one is objecting. Just like the govt is subsidizing health care thru Medicare. Medicaid, Obamacare and no one is objecting, so they both rise faster in cost than anything else that isn't ridiculously subsidized by govt with no pushback.

Easy money from govt always makes businesses take as much as they can because there's no feedback mechanism from the U.S. tax payer. They just raise taxes or print $$$.

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Re: Why is George Mason University so expensive?
Posted by: Tuition Is The Same ()
Date: August 30, 2021 12:53AM

In all Virgina state colleges

So me thinks butt im a produck of da FCPS and this failed clown is a product of WOKE inc.
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Re: Why is George Mason University so expensive?
Posted by: The Harsh Truth ()
Date: August 30, 2021 10:53AM

DDUVP Wrote:
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> I thought their mission was to be an affordable
> option to other schools like UVA. To take two
> computer science classes costs $4026 not including
> extra lab fees of $49 per credit.


The mission of George Mason is to enrich the administrators by tricking, fooling, and exploiting gullible young people are under the largely false impression that going to college will open doors for them or enhance their lifetime earning potential.

College may do that, but it's only in a few select majors. STEM, for the most part. If you're not majoring in a STEM field you're wasting your time and taking on debt that will make you a debt slave for life.

All while the administrators at GMU live like kings!

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Re: Why is George Mason University so expensive?
Posted by: Hot damn ()
Date: August 30, 2021 08:31PM

That’s a whole lotta money for such a shitty school.

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Re: Why is George Mason University so expensive?
Posted by: Robert Haft ()
Date: August 30, 2021 08:37PM

Books cost too much.

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Re: Why is George Mason University so expensive?
Posted by: fjfjhfh ()
Date: September 02, 2021 06:16PM

They charge as much as the market will support. Fairfax and NOVA are among the richest counties in the US and can afford a cool million a year to run their kids through the college treadmill, ensuring that they can move out of the basement and get a job when they graduate.

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Re: Why is George Mason University so expensive?
Posted by: gracedylan ()
Date: December 07, 2023 12:30PM

I think each university is expensive nowadays

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Re: Why is George Mason University so expensive?
Posted by: jgman ()
Date: December 07, 2023 06:56PM

College costs are crazy. I went to GMU in the mid-eighties and remember paying under a thousand for tuition for one semester (18 credits). I was able to pay my annual college tuition by working in landscaping/construction during the summers.

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Re: Why is George Mason University so expensive?
Posted by: dannyparkson ()
Date: December 11, 2023 04:04PM

Yes, education is indeed very expensive nowadays. And the amount of scholarships is not enough I think, because there are more students who need it than their number. I was lucky to get one and it helped me to get to my dream university. I always wanted to study there because it provides everything for a sucessful life after graduation. But honestly, it's pretty hard to be a student there, and sometimes I have trouble, especially with writing tasks. But paper writing service EduBirdie helps me out each time, and when I'm stuck with writing for a long time, I use professional help. But I work on my skills because having them developed is very important, and I have a scholarship, so I do my best.

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Re: Why is George Mason University so expensive?
Posted by: georgesoros ()
Date: December 11, 2023 09:37PM

College tuition has become a topic of concern for many individuals and families due to its ever-increasing costs. In this response, we will explore the reasons behind the high expenses associated with college tuition, shedding light on various factors that contribute to its steep price tag.

One of the primary reasons for the high cost of college tuition is the continuous rise in operating expenses for educational institutions. Colleges and universities have to cover a wide range of expenses, including faculty salaries, administrative costs, facility maintenance, and technological advancements. These expenses have been steadily increasing over the years, and the burden is often passed on to students through higher tuition fees.

Another factor contributing to the high cost of college tuition is the investment required to maintain and improve the quality of education. Educational institutions strive to provide students with the best possible learning experience, which often involves investing in state-of-the-art facilities, research opportunities, and updated curriculum. These investments require significant financial resources, which are ultimately reflected in the tuition fees.

Furthermore, the availability and accessibility of financial aid play a role in the cost of college tuition. While financial aid programs exist to support students in need, they may not always cover the full cost of tuition. This leaves many students and their families with a substantial financial burden, forcing them to take out loans or seek alternative means of funding their education. The interest accrued on these loans further adds to the overall cost of attending college.

Additionally, the demand for higher education has been steadily increasing over the years. As more individuals recognize the importance of a college degree in today's job market, the number of students applying to colleges and universities has risen significantly. This increased demand puts pressure on educational institutions to expand their capacity, hire more faculty, and invest in additional resources, all of which contribute to the rising cost of tuition.

Moreover, external factors such as inflation and changes in government funding also impact college tuition. Inflation affects the overall cost of living, including the expenses incurred by educational institutions. As the cost of goods and services increases, colleges and universities have to adjust their tuition fees to keep up with these rising costs. Additionally, changes in government funding can have a significant impact on the affordability of college education. Reductions in government funding often result in higher tuition fees, as institutions try to compensate for the loss of financial support.

It is worth noting that the cost of college tuition can vary significantly depending on the type of institution and the program of study. Private universities generally have higher tuition fees compared to public institutions due to differences in funding sources and resources available. Similarly, specialized programs such as medicine or engineering often come with higher tuition fees due to the additional resources required to deliver these programs effectively.

In conclusion, the high cost of college tuition can be attributed to various factors, including rising operating expenses, investments in education quality, limited financial aid coverage, increased demand for higher education, inflation, and changes in government funding. While the cost of college tuition continues to be a concern for many, it is important to recognize the value of a college education and the opportunities it can provide in the long run. Efforts are being made to address this issue through initiatives such as increased financial aid availability and advocacy for affordable education, but finding a sustainable solution remains a complex challenge.

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Re: Why is George Mason University so expensive?
Posted by: Kerry Smith ()
Date: December 20, 2023 02:25AM

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Re: Why is George Mason University so expensive?
Posted by: 989823 ()
Date: December 21, 2023 02:45PM


GMU TV used to air classes

they now air democrats spewing lies, not class material, and shows about college economics of growth



what you need at GMU is to burn it down since it's a terrorist tool

there's absolutely no hope from what i've seen

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