Fairfax Colleges, Universities, Trade and Vocational Schools

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  • Fairfax is notable for the large percent of its residents with college degrees.

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Aviation Institute of Maintenance

Manassas, VA

Aviation Institute of Maintenance schools are distinguished institutes committed to the education and personal enrichment of each student interested in the Aviation Industry.

  • Program Categories: Vocational and Trade
  • Degrees: Certificate
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Colleges in Fairfax with Selective Admissions

These schools do not admit all qualified applicants.
Based on 2008-2009 information.

George Mason University
4400 University Dr
Fairfax, VA 22030-4444

  • Programs: Many programs. Most popular include: curriculum and instruction, psychology, business management, registered nursing, special ed, interdisciplinary studies, various engineering courses, political science and government
  • Degrees/Certificates: Certificates. Bachelor's. Master's. Doctor's. First-professional degree.
  • Student Body: 30,276 students, 22,180 full-time equivalent.
  • Dorms: 4,865 student capacity.
  • SAT 25-75th percentile: Verbal: 500-600. Math: 520-610.
  • Flexibility: Distance learning. AP credits. Some high school credits accepted.
  • Notable: Career counseling. Placement assistance. On-campus daycare. Study abroad option. Member of a national athletic association.
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Colleges in Nearby Cities and Towns

(Student count includes part-time and full-time; not all students live in the city or town. Data as of 2007.)

City/Town Colleges Pop.
Students Dorms
Alexandria Colleges 3 128,283 140  
Annandale Colleges 3 54,994 41,379  
Arlington Colleges 11 189,453 3,832 750
Herndon Colleges 2 21,655 72  
Manassas Colleges 8 35,135 385  

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