James Madison University
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James Madison University is a Public, 4 years college located in Harrisonburg, Virginia. JMU ranked 5th in Virginia Colleges and 1st in Federal Region III.
It has a total enrollment of 22,166 including undergraduate and graduate students and student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1. It is a Research University (high research activity) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. JMU's acceptance rate is 86.25% last year (undergraduate school).
James Madison University is accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges.
The following table shows the basic characteristic of James Madison University and directory information. You may want to visit the school's website to check application deadlines, requirements, and financial information.
|Address||800 South Main Street, Harrisonburg, VA 22807|
|Net Price Calculator||www.jmu.edu/financialaid/calculators/index.shtml|
|School Type||Public, 4 years|
|Carnegie Category||Research University (high research activity)|
|Highest Degree Offered||Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice|
Acceptance Rate and Admission Statistics
The acceptance rate of James Madison University is 86.25% and the yield (also known as enrollment rate) is 26.10%. The application fees are $70 for undergraduate programs and $60 for graduate programs.
|Open Admission Policy||✗|
|Acceptance Rate||86.25 %|
|Yield (Enrollment Rate)||26.10 %|
|Undergraduate Application Fees||$70|
|Graduate Application Fees||$60|
Tuition & Fees
JMU's 2023 tuition & fees is $13,092 for Virginia residents and $30,152 for out-of-students. The undergraduate tuition increased by 1.99% compared to the last year's rate based on out-of-state rate ($29,564).
For graduate programs, its 2023 tuition & fees is $12,696 for Virginia residents and $29,496 for out-of-students. The graduate tuition decreased by -0.84% compared to the last year's rate.
|Undergraduate Tuition & Fees||$13,092||$30,152|
|Graduate Tuition & Fees||$12,696||$29,496|
*Data Source: 2022-2023 Tuition & Fees - National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
A total of 22,166 students have enrolled for academic year 2021-2022. Among them, 1,103 students have enrolled online exclusively to earn their degrees. JMU has 20,070 undergraduate students and the graduate school has 2,096 students. You can check student population by gender, age, race/ethnicity, attending status, and online learning.
Degree Information and Campus Life
JMU offers 98 programs including both undergraduate and graduate programs. 6 out of the 98 programs are offerd via distace learning (online programs).
The following tables summarizes the offered programs, on-campus services, and special learning opportunities offered by JMU
|Number of programs||98 Programs|
|Number of online programs||6 Programs|
|Academic/career counseling service||✔|
|Placement services for completers||✔|
|On-campus day care for students||✗|
|Distance Learning (online classes)||✔|