James Madison University


Quick Facts

Updated U.S. Gov IPEDS 2018-19
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Top Ranked
  • Location: Harrisonburg, VA
  • Student Body: 21,751
  • Education Type: 4 Years+
  • Funding: Public
  • Campus Type: Urban
  • Web Site: www.jmu.edu
  • Acceptance Rate: 71.13%

Admission Details

Key Admissions DetailsAdmissions Deadlines, Start Dates
  • Acceptance Rate: 71.13%
  • Application Deadline: January 15, 2019
  • International Students: < 1%
  • Application Fee: $70
Tuition and FeesYearly Tuition and Other Fees
  • In State Tuition: $6,935
  • Out of State/International Tuition: $22,906
  • In State Grad Tuition: $10,512
  • Out of State Grad Tuition: $27,830
  • Room and Board: $10,512
  • Books and Supplies: $1,038
  • Other Fees: $5,352
  • Net Price In-District/State: $17,753
  • Net Price Out-of-State: n/a
Student Body DataIncoming Class Data
  • Most Recent Incoming Class: 4,541
  • Men / Women Ratio: 1,869 / 2,672
  • Median SAT Verbal Range: 570 - 650
  • Median SAT Math Range: 550 - 640
  • Median ACT Range: 23 - 23
International Student DataInformation for International Students
  • Minimum TOEFL Score: n/a
  • Minimum IETLS Score: 6.5
  • % of International Students: < 1%
  • International Testing: Required
  • Total International Students: 56
Required DocumentsTranscripts and Recommendations
  • High School Transcript: Required
  • Recommendations: Recommended
  • Admissions Tests Scores: Considered
  • Portfolio: Not Considered

Top 5 Popular Programs

  • Health Professions: 18%
  • Business, Management, Marketing: 18%
  • Communication: 7%
  • Social Sciences: 7%
  • Education: 7%

Academic Programs

James Madison University offers 96 Total Programs in Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate, Certificate Degree Levels. The most popular area of study for students are degrees in Health Professions. Choose an area to explore below to see detailed degree programs at each degree level.
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Bachelor's Degree ProgramsJames Madison University offers 48 Bachelor's Degree Programs
Biological, Biomedical Science
Business, Management, Marketing
Communication
Computer Science
Engineering
English Literature
Foreign Language, Literature
Health Professions
History
Human Sciences
Interdisciplinary Studies
Legal Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Parks, Leisure Studues
Philosophy, Religiouis Studies
Physical Sciences
Psychology
Public Admin, Social Services
Social Sciences
Visual and Performing Arts
Master's Degree ProgramsJames Madison University offers 27 Master's Degree Programs
Biological, Biomedical Science
Business, Management, Marketing
Communication
Computer Science
Education
English Literature
Health Professions
History
Interdisciplinary Studies
Parks, Leisure Studues
Psychology
Public Admin, Social Services
Social Sciences
Visual and Performing Arts
Doctorate Degree ProgramsJames Madison University offers 8 Doctorate Degree Programs
Health Professions
Interdisciplinary Studies
Psychology
Visual and Performing Arts
Certificate ProgramsJames Madison University offers 7 Certificate Programs
Education
Public Admin, Social Services

Demographics & Outcomes

Graduation and RetentionGraduation and retention information
  • Graduation Rate Within 150% of Time: 83%
  • Graduation Rate Within 200% of Time: 83%
  • 1st Year Retention: 90%
  • Post Graduation Salary: $53,200
Student Body DemographicsDiversity and Age Data
  • Total Students: 21,751
  • White, non-Hispanic Students: 75%
  • Hispanic Students: 6%
  • Black Students: 5%
  • Asian Students: 4%
  • Two or more races: 4%
  • Unknown: 3%
  • Non-resident, alien: 2%
  • American Indian, Alaska Native Students: <1%
  • Native Hawaiian, Pacific Isl. Students: <1%

Transfer Agreements

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