James Madison University

James Madison University sponsors 18 intercollegiate athletics that compete at the Division I level of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). The university has also won two national championships called JMU women's field hockey and JMU American football.

  • Average Tution USD 39,746
  • Acceptance Rate 66%
  • Students 20,855
  • International Students 25%
  • Scholarships 39,945,219
  • Student-Faculty Ratio 16:1

School Description

James Madison University is a public coeducational research university that was established in 1908 by the Virginia General Assembly. It has astudent-run newspaper called ‘The Breeze’ that provides news and information to the university community. It has involved in many social network websites and it has won numerous awards from the university. It has been recognized as one of the top non-daily student papers in the nation.

Master Programs

  • James Madison University
    800 S Main St, Harrisonburg, VA 22807, United States

    Accounting

    A program that prepares individuals for the profession or duties of an accountant. The curriculum focuses on the process by which financial information about a business is recorded, classified, summarised, interpreted and communicated

  • James Madison University
    800 S Main St, Harrisonburg, VA 22807, United States

    Biology

    A general program of biology at the introductory, basic level or a program in biology or the biological sciences that is undifferentiated as to title or content. Includes instruction in general biology and programs covering a variety of biological specializations.

  • James Madison University
    800 S Main St, Harrisonburg, VA 22807, United States

    Business Administration

    A program that generally prepares individuals to plan, organize, direct, and control the functions and processes of a firm or organization. Includes instruction in management theory, human resources management and behavior, accounting and other quantitative methods, purchasing and logistics, organization and production, marketing, and business decision-making.

  • James Madison University
    800 S Main St, Harrisonburg, VA 22807, United States

    Education

    Instructional programs that focus on the theory and practice of learning and teaching, and related research, administrative and support services.

  • James Madison University
    800 S Main St, Harrisonburg, VA 22807, United States

    Educational Technology

    A program that focuses on integrating technology into educational curricula. Includes instruction in foundations of educational technology, computer applications, utilizing technology for assessment, multimedia instruction, web-based instruction, distance education, and designing and producing educational software and materials.

  • James Madison University
    800 S Main St, Harrisonburg, VA 22807, United States

    Elementary Education

    A program that focuses on the design and provision of teaching and other educational services to infant and pre-school age children with special learning needs or disabilities, and that prepares individuals to teach such students. Includes instruction in diagnosing learning disabilities, developing individual education plans, teaching and supervising special education students, special education counseling, and applicable laws and policies.

  • James Madison University
    800 S Main St, Harrisonburg, VA 22807, United States

    English

    Instructional programs that focus on the structure and use of the English language and dialects, speech, writing, and various aspects of the literatures and cultures of the English-speaking peoples.

  • James Madison University
    800 S Main St, Harrisonburg, VA 22807, United States

    Health Science

    Instructional programs that prepare individuals to practice as licensed professionals and assistants in the health care professions and related clinical sciences and administrative and support services.

  • James Madison University
    800 S Main St, Harrisonburg, VA 22807, United States

    History

    Instructional programs that focus on the study and interpretation of past events, institutions, issues, and cultures.

  • James Madison University
    800 S Main St, Harrisonburg, VA 22807, United States

    Information Security

    A program that prepares individuals to apply basic engineering principles and technical skills in support of professionals who use computer systems. Includes instruction in basic computer design and architecture, programming, problems of specific computer applications, component and system maintenance and inspection procedures, hardware and software problem diagnosis and repair, and report preparation.

  • James Madison University
    800 S Main St, Harrisonburg, VA 22807, United States

    Mathematics

    A general program that focuses on the analysis of quantities, magnitudes, forms, and their relationships, using symbolic logic and language. Includes instruction in algebra, calculus, functional analysis, geometry, number theory, logic, topology and other mathematical specializations.

  • James Madison University
    800 S Main St, Harrisonburg, VA 22807, United States

    Music

    A program that focuses on the knowledge and skills associated with personal music appreciation, the playing of a musical instrument, singing or recreational composition. This CIP code is not valid for IPEDS reporting.

  • James Madison University
    800 S Main St, Harrisonburg, VA 22807, United States

    Nursing

    A program that generally prepares individuals in the knowledge, techniques and procedures for promoting health, providing care for sick, disabled, infirmed, or other individuals or groups. Includes instruction in the administration of medication and treatments, assisting a physician during treatments and examinations, Referring patients to physicians and other health care specialists, and planning education for health maintenance.

  • James Madison University
    800 S Main St, Harrisonburg, VA 22807, United States

    Psychology: Clinical Mental Health Counselin

    Instructional programs that focus on the scientific study of the behavior of individuals, independently or collectively, and the physical and environmental bases of mental, emotional, and neurological activity.

  • James Madison University
    800 S Main St, Harrisonburg, VA 22807, United States

    Spanish

    A program that focuses on the Spanish language and related dialects. Includes instruction in philology; Modern Castillan; Latin American and regional Spanish dialects; and applications in business, science/technology, and other settings.

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Rankings

  • SchoolApply Ranking 146
  • Forbes (USA) 125

Facts

  • Minimum incoming TOEFL 80
  • Minimum incoming IELTS 7.00
  • Minimum incoming GMAT 500
  • Average SAT Score 1140

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    Established in 1908

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    JMU has the highest graduation rate of 81 percent among both public and privates colleges in the South.

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          • 1980-1982, MS

            I strongly recommend JMU as a great starting point or an important stop along the way.

          • 1989-1993, B.S.

            The liberal arts foundation and problem-solving skills I gained at JMU have prepared me for a diversity of roles and the adventure continues. I highly recommend JMU.

          • 1980-1984, BBA

            Great school, terrific people, excellent professors and programs of study. I loved my time at JMU.