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James Madison University

James Madison University is a Public, 4 Years+ school located in Harrisonburg, VA. The 2019 average net price at James Madison University is $17,753. Acceptance rate is 71.13%. The school has a total enrollment of 21,751.


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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: n/a
  • 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

To Program2 Agreements with 9 Colleges
General Agreement
Blue Ridge Community College
J Sargeant Reynolds Community College
Lord Fairfax Community College
Mountain Empire Community College
Northern Virginia Community College
Paul D Camp Community College
Piedmont Virginia Community College
Rappahannock Community College
Richard Bland College
Health Professions
Piedmont Virginia Community College
To College8 Programs
Blue Ridge Community College
General Agreement
J Sargeant Reynolds Community College
General Agreement
Lord Fairfax Community College
General Agreement
Mountain Empire Community College
General Agreement
Northern Virginia Community College
General Agreement
Paul D Camp Community College
General Agreement
Piedmont Virginia Community College
Business/Management/Marketing
Computer Science
Education
Engineering
General Agreement
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Physical Sciences
Visual and Performing Arts
Rappahannock Community College
General Agreement
Richard Bland College
General Agreement