James Madison University

country rank  164
world rank  425

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University Overview

Founded in 1908, James Madison University is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the urban setting of the medium-sized town of Harrisonburg (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Virginia. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, James Madison University (JMU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 20,000-24,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. James Madison University (JMU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 110 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym JMU
Founded 1908
Motto Be the Change
Colours Purple and gold

University Location

Address 800 South Main Street
Harrisonburg (population range: 10,000-49,999)
22807 Virginia
United States
T +1 (540) 568 6211
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Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local student 7,500-10,000 US$
(5,500-7,400 Euro)
5,000-7,500 US$
(3,700-5,500 Euro)
Int'l student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office Sonner Hall MSC 0101
Harrisonburg 22807
+1 (540) 568 5681

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 20,000-24,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to James Madison University's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)
  • American Chemical Society (ACS)

Affiliations

  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure


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Site last updated: Wednesday, 14 November 2018