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James Madison University

We are a community committed to preparing students o be educated and enlightened citizens ho lead productive and meaningful lives.

School Information

800 South Main Street
Harrisonburg, Virginia 22807
P: (540) 568-6211
Calendar: Semester
Locale: City: Small
Open Admissions: Yes
Sector: Public, 4-year or above
Carnegie Basic: Master's Colleges and Universities (larger programs)
Religious Affiliation: Not applicable
Accrediting Agency: Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges
Common name(s): JMU

Students & Faculty

  • 22,093Total Students
  • 8,799Male Students
  • 13,294Female Students
  • 309Total Intl Students
  • 155Intl Male Students
  • 154Intl Female Students
  • 2,772Total Faculty
  • 1,503Male Faculty
  • 1,269Female Faculty
  • 16:1Student/Fac Ratio
*All data is provided by the school or compiled from IPEDS as of May 2013

Tuition Information

$ 21,738

Out of State Tuition

$ 916

Books & Supplies

$ 8,008

Room & Board

$ 3,842

Other Expenses

$ 34,504



total applicants

admitted (13307)

enrolled (4001)

SAT Scores:
25th-75th percentile
ACT Scores:
25th-75th percentile

Note: 25th-75th percentile ranges show the range of scores achieved by the middle 50% of students who were admitted to the school.

Other Requirements:
Admissions Test Scores?
Other Test?
Neither required nor recommended
College Prep?

Degrees & Programs

Administration of Special Education
Adult and Continuing Education Administration
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching
Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations
Agricultural and Food Products Processing
Agricultural Economics
Agricultural Mechanization, General
Agricultural Production Operations, Other
Agricultural Teacher Education
Agricultural/Farm Supplies Retailing and Wholesaling
Agroecology and Sustainable Agriculture
Architecture and Related Services, Other
Art Teacher Education
Audiovisual Communications Technologies/Technicians, Other
Bilingual and Multilingual Education
Bilingual, Multilingual, and Multicultural Education, Other
Business Teacher Education
College Student Counseling and Personnel Services
Community College Education
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Computer and Information Sciences, Other
Computer and Information Systems Security/Information Assurance
Cosmetology and Related Personal Grooming Arts, Other
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
Crop Production
Culinary Arts and Related Services, Other
Culinary Science/Culinology
Curriculum and Instruction
Dairy Husbandry and Production
Dairy Science
Deaf Studies
Disability Studies
Driver and Safety Teacher Education
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Education, General
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Elementary Special Education Programs
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Junior High/Middle School Special Education
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Secondary Special Education Programs
Education/Teaching of Individuals Who are Developmentally Delayed
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Autism
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Emotional Disturbances
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Hearing Impairments Including Deafness
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Mental Retardation
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Multiple Disabilities
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Orthopedic and Other Physical Health Impa
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Specific Learning Disabilities
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Speech or Language Impairments
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Traumatic Brain Injuries
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Vision Impairments Including Blindness
Education/Teaching of the Gifted and Talented
Educational Administration and Supervision, Other
Educational Assessment, Evaluation, and Research, Other
Educational Assessment, Testing, and Measurement
Educational Evaluation and Research
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
Educational Statistics and Research Methods
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision
Educational/Instructional Technology
Elementary and Middle School Administration/Principalship
Elementary Education and Teaching
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Ethnic Studies
European Studies/Civilization
Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education
Food Preparation/Professional Cooking/Kitchen Assistant
Food Service, Waiter/Waitress, and Dining Room Management/Manager
Foreign Language Teacher Education
Forest Technology/Technician
Graphic Communications, General
Graphic Communications, Other
Health Teacher Education
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration
Horse Husbandry/Equine Science and Management
Indian/Native American Education
Institutional Food Workers
International and Comparative Education
Italian Studies
Journalism, Other
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching
Learning Sciences
Meat Cutting/Meat Cutter
Montessori Teacher Education
Multicultural Education
Natural Resources Management and Policy, Other
Personal and Culinary Services, Other
Photographic and Film/Video Technology/Technician and Assistant
Recording Arts Technology/Technician
Restaurant, Culinary, and Catering Management/Manager
Secondary Education and Teaching
Secondary School Administration/Principalship
Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education
Southeast Asian Studies
Special Education and Teaching, General
Special Education and Teaching, Other
Student Counseling and Personnel Services, Other
Superintendency and Educational System Administration
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels
Technical and Scientific Communication
Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education
Urban Education and Leadership
Waldorf/Steiner Teacher Education
Wine Steward/Sommelier

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