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James Madison University

Instate Tuition (2011-2012)
Out-of-state Tuition (2011-2012)

JMU Address

800 South Main Street
General information:(540) 568-6211
Financial aid office:(540) 568-7820
Admissions office:
(540) 568-5681
University Homepage

Tuition + JMU Housing

Meals Per Week:19

UGrad Application Fee: $50
Grad Application Fee: $55

Tuition Prepaid: Yes
Tuition Payment Plan: Yes
Campus Housing Capacity:6308
Freshman Must Live on Campus: No

University Makeup

# of Undergrads: 19,492
# of Grad students: 2,601
# of Part time: 1
Total Students: 22,093




American Indian:



Pacific Islander:




Financial Aid

45% First time, full time students receive federal aid and the average amount is $1,602

14% of students receive State/Local grants and the average amount is $2,414

7% receive instiutional grants and the average institutional award is $3,078

37% receive student loans and the average amount is $2,803
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Public 4 year or above Institution
Master's Colleges and Universities (larger programs)
Masters Colleges and Universities I
Average ACT: 26.0

Special Programs

Teacher Certifications

Admissions Requirements

Secondary School Record Neither required nor recommended
Secondary School GPA Required
Secondary School Rank Neither required nor recommended
Test Scores Required
Competencies Neither required nor recommended
Test EOFL Required

Special Credits

HS College Credit: Yes
AP Credit: Yes
Life Experience Credit: Yes
Special Credits(other): No

Applicants Admitted %

55% men vs 64% women admitted

Applicants vs Admissions

Number of Men Applicants: 9,147
Number of Women Applicants: 13,074
Number of Men Admitted: 5,004
Number of Women Admitted: 8,303

Student Services

Library On Campus
Counseling Services
Employment Services
Placement Services

Majors  Hide Majors

• Accounting
• Adult Health Nurse/Nursing
• Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching
• Advanced Legal Research/Studies General
• Anthropology
• Art History Criticism and Conservation
• Art/Art Studies General
• Athletic Training/Trainer
• Audiology/Audiologist
• Audiology/Audiologist Phd(Professional practice)
• Biology/Biological Sciences General
• Biotechnology
• Business Administration and Management General
• Business/Managerial Economics
• Chemistry General
• Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling
• Computer and Information Sciences General
• Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services
• Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts General
• Economics General
• Education General
• Education Other Post-master's certificate
• English Language and Literature General
• Finance General
• Finance and Financial Management Services Other
• Foods Nutrition and Wellness Studies General
• Foreign Languages and Literatures General
• Geography
• Geology/Earth Science General
• Health Teacher Education
• Health and Physical Education/Fitness General
• Health/Health Care Administration/Management
• History General
• Hospitality Administration/Management General
• Information Science/Studies
• International Business/Trade/Commerce
• International Relations and Affairs
• Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
• Marketing/Marketing Management General
• Mathematics General
• Mathematics Teacher Education
• Music Pedagogy Phd(Professional practice)
• Music Performance General
• Occupational Therapy/Therapist
• Philosophy and Religious Studies Other
• Physician Assistant
• Physics General
• Political Science and Government General
• Professional Technical Business and Scientific Writing
• Psychology General
• Psychology General Phd(Professional practice)
• Psychometrics and Quantitative Psychology Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Public Administration
• Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
• School Psychology
• Science Technology and Society
• Social Sciences General
• Social Work
• Sociology
• Special Education and Teaching General
• Speech Communication and Rhetoric
• Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
• Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist Phd(Research / Scholarship)
• Systems Science and Theory
• Writing General

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