Ranking  1284      269
James Madison
Country United States
City Harrisonburg
Bachelor (foreigners)17,500 USD/year.
Master (foreigners)17,500 USD/year.
Bachelor (citizens)5,000 USD/year.
Master (citizens)7,500 USD/year.
Cost of living $859-1,425 USD/Month.
Acceptance Rate 60%
Official Website
General information
Finance type Nonprofit
Organization type Public
Established 1908
Abbreviation JMU
Teachers 1,319
Students 19,927
Religion None
Academic calendar Semesters
AdmissionBased on grades and examinations
Gender limitation No limits
Campus type Urban
Housing Available
Financial aid Available
Distance learning Available
Exchange programs Available
Library Available
Motto
Knowledge is Liberty
Accreditation
• Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges
Affiliations
• American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU). Sport affiliations and memberships: National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)
Rankings
World ranking1284
Country ranking269
International rankings
UniPage World University Ranking1284
Alternative title
Spanish Universidad James Madison
Location on map
James Madison University or James Madison (JMU) - public higher education institution in United States. JMU began its activity in 1908. The main building of the university proudly stands in Harrisonburg inside an urban campus.

University ranking. Every year the university manages to get into the top 5% of the best world universities.

Application process and the cost of tuition. The admission board requests both the certificate of previous academic performance and examination results. Throughout the admission period more than 60 percent of applicants successfully enroll to the university. Nevertheless, in JMU the ratio may vary dramatically depending on the study program. Academic year of the university consists of two semesters. A year of bachelor studies will cost you around 17,500 USD. JMU is considered to be a pricey option when it comes to obtaining a master’s degree - 17,500 USD per year of study. Despite this the students can apply for scholarships provided by the university. For those who don’t want to or can’t attend the full time program, the university has special online degree programs. When planning your education, please, consult the official website of the university http://www.jmu.edu.

The composition of the university. James Madison University is average in size with a capacity of 20 thousand students. The admission committee accepts the applications from foreign citizens. The education is provided by more than 1300 teachers and professors. JMU has international student exchange programs between partner universities. More information regarding the life of the university can be found on its social media pages:Facebook, Linkedin.

Infrastructure of JMU. The students have access to the university’s library. Students can apply for a dormitory. The university is included in the American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU), Sport affiliations and memberships: National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA).
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