B.Sc. On Campus

Criminology, Law and Society

George Mason University

48 months
72948 USD/year
72948 USD/year
26028 USD/year
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The BA in Criminology, Law and Society at George Mason University provides a focused study of the justice system and social, human, and moral problems raised in the justice field.


This course of study prepares students for careers in law enforcement, corrections, the courts, investigations, juvenile justice, private and homeland security, and related social and human services. 

Key Features

  • The BA in Criminology, Law and Society from George Mason University is well-suited for students who wish to study the field while branching out into related areas of study.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 
  • Criminal Justice Ethics
  • Research Methods and Analysis in Criminology
  • Constitutional Law: Criminal Process and Rights
  • Crime and Crime Policy
  • Social Inequality, Crime, and Justice
  • Human Rights and Justice

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed online application and application fee. Mason accepts the Common Application and George Mason University’s Undergraduate Application for Admission. 
  • Certified official, original transcripts from all secondary schools as well as official results from any leaving certificates or university entrance exams taken. A certified English translation must be submitted for any documents not already in English.
  • Official scores from SAT or ACT. International students have the option to submit SAT or ACT scores with your application or apply Score Optional.
  • Secondary School Report (PDF) and counselor recommendations. We suggest sending two (2) letters of recommendation, one from a high school counselor and one from a teacher. 
  • An optional, but strongly encouraged Personal Statement or Essay of approximately 250 words explaining to the Office of Admissions why YOU want to attend university study.
  • Resume for any applicant with gaps in enrollment.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    72948 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 36474 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    72948 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 36474 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • In-State

    26028 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 13014 USD per semester during 48 months.

Living costs for Fairfax

1330 - 2300 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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