Founded in 1908, James Madison University is a
Public college. Located in Harrisonburg, which is a city setting in Virginia, the campus itself is
Urban. The campus is home to 19,548 full time undergraduate students, and
1,722 full time graduate students.
JMU are considered Selective, with 72% of all applicants being admitted. In the 2017/2018 school year, of the students who applied to the school,
only 21% of those who were admitted eventually ended up enrolling.
98% of incoming freshmen are in the top half of their high school class.
44% were in the top quarter,
and 28% were in the top tenth.
The application fee is
$70 and you can
Total Undergrad Enrollment
Total Grad Students
of students living on campus
The James Madison University Academic calendar runs on a semester basis. In the
2017/2018 school year the student to faculty ratio was
16:1. There are
1028 full time instructional teachers. Degrees awarded at James Madison University include: Bachelor's Degree, Masters Degree, Post-master's certificate, Doctor's degree.
The total cost to attend on campus is
$36,488. Let's break that cost down. Room and board will run $9,334 annually.
Books and Supplies will cost another $990.
And lastly, in state tuition and fees is $10,390. Additional cost elements for out of state students are as follows:
Tuition and fees(Out of state)
Books and Supplies
Room and Board
Total On Campus
All students must apply yearly for financial aid. This process starts with the FAFSA.
Though financial aid deadlines vary by school, it is a good idea to apply as soon as possible. For the upcoming school year, you can apply as early as October 1 for the FAFSA. Additional school aid will be dependent on the FAFSA results.
62% of students
attending James Madison University receive some sort of financial aid.
14% were awarded federal grants.
While 42% received federal loans.
Many students do also need to apply for additional private student loans.
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As such, we don't typically remove or edit college information. Sources for school statistics and data include the U.S. Department of Education's National Center for Education Statistics and the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System.
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