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James Madison University

Harrisonburg, VA

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Overview

James Madison University is a Comprehensive institution located in Harrisonburg, VA, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address 800 South Main Street
Harrisonburg, VA  22807
United States
Contact Phone: 540-568-6211

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Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Biotechnology Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Business Administration And Management, General Checkmark
Business/managerial Economics Checkmark
Finance And Financial Management Services, Other Checkmark
Finance, General Checkmark
Hospitality Administration/management, General Checkmark
International Business/trade/commerce Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management, General Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer And Information Sciences, General Checkmark
Information Science/studies Checkmark
Engineering Associate Bachelors
Engineering, General Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Professional, Technical, Business, And Scientific Writing Checkmark
Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
Foods, Nutrition, And Wellness Studies, General Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Foreign Languages And Literatures, General Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Athletic Training/trainer Checkmark
Community Health Services/liaison/counseling Checkmark
Health/health Care Administration/management Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
Speech-language Pathology/pathologist Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
History, General Checkmark
Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
Legal Research/studies, Advanced Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
Liberal Arts And Sciences/liberal Studies Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Mathematics, General Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Science, Technology And Society Checkmark
Systems Science And Theory Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Sport And Fitness Administration/management Checkmark
Sports, Kinesiology, And Physical Education/fitness, General Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
Philosophy And Religious Studies, Other Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Geology/earth Science, General Checkmark
Physics, General Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Psychology, General Checkmark
Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
Public Administration Checkmark
Social Work Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology, General Checkmark
Economics, General Checkmark
Geography Checkmark
International Relations And Affairs Checkmark
Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Sociology, General Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Art/art Studies, General Checkmark
Drama And Dramatics/theatre Arts, General Checkmark
Industrial And Product Design Checkmark
Music Performance, General Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

21,176
Applied
18,265
Accepted
20,070
Enrolled
86%
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Female Admissions

13,126
Females Applied
11,700
Females Accepted
89%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

850
Males Applied
6,565
Males Accepted
772%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

70
Application Fee
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Recommended A minimum high school GPA of 3

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen January 15th Not reported
Out of state Fall freshmen February 1st Not reported
Other early decision plan November 1st Not reported
Transfer March 1st January 1st

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 580 660
SAT Math 560 650
ACT Composite 24 29

Financial Aid

11,806
Avg. Financial Aid Package
11,737
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
17,703
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,283
Avg. Loan Aid
6,279
Avg. Grant Aid
8,070
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
98% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
37%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
75%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

20,070
Total Undergrad students
1%
International Students
21%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 7.3%
Black or African American 4.66%
White or Caucasian 75.38%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.14%
Asian 4.78%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.12%
Two or more races 4.94%
Other 1.6%

Gender

Male (42.26%)
Female (57.74%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
International housing
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 31%

Student Activities

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Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
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Marching band Checkmark
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Student Services

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Women's center Checkmark
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Student Organizations

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Local fraternities
Local sororities

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark
Other Campus Security & Safety:
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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Archery Checkmark No No
Baseball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading No Division 1 No
Crew Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No No No
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Fencing Checkmark No No
Field Hockey No No No
Football Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Golf Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Gymnastics Checkmark No No
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Indoor Track No No No
Lacrosse No No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball No No No
Squash Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving No No No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field No No No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball No No No
Water Polo Checkmark No No
Wrestling Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Archery Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading Checkmark Division 1 No
Crew Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Fencing Checkmark No No
Field Hockey Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Football No No No
Golf Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Gymnastics Checkmark No No
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Indoor Track Checkmark Division 1 No
Lacrosse Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Squash Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Water Polo Checkmark No No
Wrestling No No No

Faculty

1,479
Total Faculty
16:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 1,049
Part-time - 430
Male - 670
Female - 809
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