School Overview

James Madison University is a Public, 4 years college located in Harrisonburg, Virginia. JMU ranked 7th in Virginia Colleges and 3rd in Federal Region III.
It has a total enrollment of 21,594 including undergraduate and graduate students and student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1. It is a Master's College and University (larger programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. JMU's acceptance rate is 86.00% last year (undergraduate school).
James Madison University is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges.
Contact Information
Address800 South Main Street, Harrisonburg, VA 22807
Admission Information
Net Price
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School Category
School TypePublic, 4 years
Carnegie CategoryMaster's College and University (larger programs)
Highest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice

Admission Information

The acceptance rate of James Madison University is 86.00% and the yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 26.00%. The application fees are $70 for undergraduate programs and $60 for graduate programs.
Open Admission Policy
Acceptance Rate86.00 %
Yield (Enrollment Rate)26.00 %
Undergraduate Application Fees$70
Graduate Application Fees$60

Tuition & Fees

JMU's 2022 tuition & fees is $12,638 for Virginia residents and $29,564 for out-of-students. For graduate programs, its 2022 tuition & fees is $12,514 for Virginia residents and $29,746 for out-of-students.
Virginia ResidentsOut-of-State
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$12,638$29,564
Graduate Tuition & Fees$12,514$29,746
*Data Source: 2021-2022 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

Student Population

A total of 21,594 students have enrolled for academic year 2020-2021. Among them, 4,653 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. JMU has 19,727 undergraduate students and the graduate school has 1,867 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Total Students21,594
Undergraduate Students19,727
Graduate Students1,867
Online Enrollment4,653

Offered Degrees and Programs

Number of programs91 Programs
Number of online programs6 Programs
Offered Degrees/Programs1 Year Certificate
Post-Bachelor Certificate
Post-Master Certificate
Doctorate (Research)
Doctorate (Professional Practice)

On-campus Services

Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students

Learning opportunities

Distance Learning (online classes)
Study Abroad
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
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