Graduate Pathway in Computer Engineering

George Mason University

4 months
21780 USD/year
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Students who successfully complete an INTO George Mason University Graduate Pathway in Computer Engineering are assured progression to a Mason graduate degree program upon submission of additional required application materials.

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After Graduation

Upon successful completion of an INTO George Mason University Graduate Pathway in Computer Engineering and meeting university requirements for graduate admission, you may enter your next semester of graduate study at George Mason University. This transition from an INTO Mason Pathway program to a university degree program is called 'progression'.

Bridge Program: Students with select three-year undergraduate degrees can begin earning credits toward a master's degree while completing core undergraduate requirements.

Programme Structure

Course features

  • Develop your knowledge and skills through active learning in your chosen subject area.
  • Guaranteed university placement for all successful students.
  • Adapt to studying in the US with a strong focus on study and research skills.
  • Improve your English level and develop the vocabulary for your chosen degree subject.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 4 months

Start dates & application deadlines


IELTS or TOEFL needed


6 - 9 credits alternative credits


  • 30 credit hour program
  • 0-9 credit hours apply from the Pathway
  • 21-30 credit hours remaining toward degree


  • 30 credit hour program
  • 0-6 credit hours apply from Pathway
  • 24-30 credit hours remaining toward degree


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
2.75 (required)
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
5.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
65 (required)
PTE admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

Age requirements: 17 years and above

Academic requirements: Four-year undergraduate degree or equivalent in computer engineering, electrical engineering or a closely related discipline from an accredited program. 2.75 undergraduate GPA equivalent.

English language requirements:

  • 1-Semester: TOEFL iBT 75, IELTS 6.0, PTEA 52, Completion of AE Core and OCS Level 6, or IELA 169.
  • 2-Semester: TOEFL iBT 65, IELTS 5.5, PTEA 44, Password: 6.0 Knowledge and 5.0 Writing, Completion of AE Core and OCS Level 5, IELA 162, or Duolingo 55 (IELA required upon arrival).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    21780 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 21780 USD per year and a duration of 4 months.

Tuition fees can be up to $37,900 depending on the start date and / or programme option.


We are committed to helping talented and ambitious international students like you achieve their goals of studying at George Mason University. We award scholarships for our Pathway programs in amounts that are typically between $1,000 to $18,000 per program per qualified student.

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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