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James Madison University

Harrisonburg, VA
University Website: www.jmu.edu/
Apply Online: www.jmu.edu/admissions/apply/
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James Madison University (also known as JMU, Madison, or James Madison) is a public coeducational research university located in Harrisonburg, Virginia, U.S. Founded in 1908 as the State Normal and Industrial School for Women at Harrisonburg, the institution was renamed Madison College in 1938, in honor of President James Madison. On March 22, 1977, Virginia Governor Godwin Miles signed legislation renaming the university James Madison University. The university is situated in the Shenandoah Valley, with the campus quadrangle located on South Main Street in Harrisonburg.

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Fast Facts

  • Public, Four or more years
  • students
  • $17,422.00 avg tuition

800 South Main Street
Harrisonburg, VA 22807
(540) 568-6211

Apply online Admissions:
www.jmu.edu/admissions
Financial Aid:
www.jmu.edu/finaid

Areas of Study:

  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Legal Professions And Studies
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration And Social Service Professions
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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James Madison University

Statistics:
Applied 22,221
Admitted 13,307 60%
Enrolled total 4,001
Full Time: 4,000
Part Time 1
Standards:
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT EBRW 540 640
SAT Math 550 650
SAT Written (2006-2015) Optional 540 640
ACT Composite 23 27
ACT English 0 0
ACT Math 0 0
ACT Writing 0 0
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 91%
4-year graduation rate 66%
6-year graduation rate 81%
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline
Early Admission Deadline
Early Decision Deadline
Financial Aid Deadline
Student Response Deadline
Transfer Student Application Deadline
Requirements:
Open Admissions Policy No
Secondary School GPA Required
Secondary School Rank Neither required nor recommended
Secondary School Record Neither required nor recommended
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission Test Scores Required
TOEFL Required
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Credit:
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

James Madison University

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $4,642.00 $4,642.00 $17,422.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $3,806.00 $3,806.00 $4,316.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $154.00 $154.00 $580.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $8,016.00 $8,016.00 $22,656.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $960.00 $960.00 $1,416.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $374.00 $374.00 $1,003.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
Off-Campus
(with family)
Room and Board $8,008.00 $8,008.00 $4,785.00
Other Expenses $3,842.00 $4,785.00 $4,785.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $50.00
Graduate Application Fee $55.00
Books and Supplies $916.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 59%
Percent receiving grant aid 25%
Avg amount of grant aid $7,276.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 43%
Avg amount of student loan aid $6,222.00

James Madison University

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
Biology/Biological Sciences, General X X
Biotechnology X
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
Accounting X X
Business Administration and Management, General X X
Business/Managerial Economics X
Finance and Financial Management Services, Other X
Finance, General X
Hospitality Administration/Management, General X
International Business/Trade/Commerce X
Marketing/Marketing Management, General X
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Speech Communication and Rhetoric X
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Computer and Information Sciences, General X X
Information Science/Studies X
EDUCATION
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching X
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services X
Education, General X
Health Teacher Education X
Mathematics Teacher Education X
Special Education and Teaching, General X
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
English Language and Literature, General X X
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing X X
Writing, General X X
FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCES/HUMAN SCIENCES
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General X
FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General X
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Adult Health Nurse/Nursing X
Athletic Training/Trainer X
Audiology/Audiologist X
Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling X
Health/Health Care Administration/Management X
Occupational Therapy/Therapist X
Physician Assistant X
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse X
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist X X
HISTORY
History, General X X
LEGAL PROFESSIONS AND STUDIES
Advanced Legal Research/Studies, General X
LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies X
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
Mathematics, General X
MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES
Science, Technology and Society X X
Systems Science and Theory X
PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, AND FITNESS STUDIES
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General X X
PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES
Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other X
PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Chemistry, General X
Geology/Earth Science, General X
Physics, General X
PSYCHOLOGY
Psychology, General X X
School Psychology X
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS
Public Administration X X
Social Work X
SOCIAL SCIENCES
Anthropology X
Economics, General X
Geography X
International Relations and Affairs X
Political Science and Government, General X X
Social Sciences, General X
Sociology X
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
Art History, Criticism and Conservation X
Art/Art Studies, General X X
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General X
Music Performance, General X X

James Madison University Scholarships

Name Amount Deadline
Sarah Lanier Tabb Oliver Memorial Scholarship Varies March 31, 2017

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