James Madison University

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James Madison University(also known as JMU, Madison, or James Madison) is a public coeducational research university located inHarrisonburg, Virginia,U.S. Founded in 1908 as the State Normal and Industrial School for Women at Harrisonburg, the institution was renamed Madison College in 1938, in honor of President James Madison. On March 22, 1977, Virginia Governor Mills Godwin (whose wife was an Alumna) signed legislation renaming the university James Madison University.[3] The university is situated in the Shenandoah Valley, with the campus quadrangle located on South Main Street in Harrisonburg.

Overview

Costs

Undergraduate


In State

$10,018

Out of State

$25,152

Graduate


In State

$9,360

Out of State

$25,680

Textbooks


Average

$960

Student Population

Student Count


Undergraduate

19,144

Graduate

1,711

GI Bill Students

723

Male

40.4%

Female

59.6%

Affiliation
Religious

No Religious Affiliation

Ethnicity

No ethnic affiliation

Gender

Coed School

School Information
Duration

4 Year

Accreditation

REGIONAL

College Type

Public


Calendar

SEMESTERS

Setting

Urban

Online Undergraduate Course

YES

Online Graduate Course

YES

Avg. Accepted Score
SAT Math

575

SAT Critical Reading

565

ACT

26

Contact Info

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Admission Info

Veterans Affairs Info

Military Offering

Majors Offered

Search Majors Offered
  • A Associates
  • B Bachelors
  • BC Post B.A Certificate
  • M Masters
  • MC Post M.A Certificate
  • D Doctorate