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James Madison University

Breakdown of “Extracurricular Activities” at JMU

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By Gender
MalesA-
FemalesA-
By Major
AccountingB
AnthropologyA
ArchaeologyA-
Art & Design DepartmentB
Athletics/TrainingA-
BiologyA-
Business - Management and AdministrationA-
ChemistryB
Civil EngineeringA
CommunicationsB+
Computer ScienceC+
EconomicsA
EducationA-
Engineering DepartmentB+
EnglishA
FinanceB+
Fine Arts - Painting/Sculpture/Photography/etcA-
Geography and GeosciencesA-
History/Histories (art history/etc.)A
JournalismA-
KinesiologyA-
MathB+
Music EducationA-
Nuclear EngineeringA+
NursingA
NutritionB
OtherA-
Perfomance ArtsA
Physical Therapy/Exercise ScienceA
PhysicsB
Political ScienceA-
PreMed and MedicalA
PsychologyA-
Public HealthA
School of InformationA
SociologyA-
UndecidedB+

Against similar schools

Extracurricular Activities compared with similar schools in class.

James Madison University
 A-
Average of All Schools
 B-
Average of schools in class
 B

Virginia Commonwealth University
 B-
University of Virginia
 A-
Harvard University
 B+
George Mason University
 B-
University of Delaware
 B+
New York University
 B-
Radford University
 B
F
A+

Extracurricular Activities

... the clubs and activities are ok on campus - but some of the students can be snooty and off putting ...Read full comment
... My first semester, when most people made friends in their dorms/ orientation group right away, I was forced out of my comfort zone and joined cou...Read full comment
... And although I immersed myself in clubs and extra curricular activities, I could not find one person who seemed to have any individuality ...Read full comment
... The academics, social life, professors, extra curricular activities and campus are all superb ...Read full comment
... Making friends here is not hard, and there are plenty of clubs, and activities to meet new people ...Read full comment
... CONS 1)parking is tough (although the bus system is great so it doesn't really matter) 2)sports teams are good (football is a lot of fun), but...Read full comment
... JMU also has a HUGE intramural sports program and club sports program ...Read full comment
... JMU also has a HUGE intramural sports program and club sports program ...Read full comment
... As a freshman, I have more research experiences, volunteer work, and extracurricular activities than my two best friends (one attending an Ivy L...Read full comment
... You need to JOIN groups, talk to people, attend sporting events, play sports ...Read full comment
... Most of the black dudes here play sports n are all hoes ...Read full comment
... I've met people who are here only for sports and can't hold a conversation beyond that, and I've also met some of the brightest and most scholar...Read full comment
... A lot of people say the only thing to do is party, but I have had a lot of fun over the weekends doing activities that interest me, and I have ne...Read full comment
... I didn't like Harrisonburg, and I didn't have that many friends because I wasn't involved in any clubs on campus outside of intramural soccer ...Read full comment
... Great party atmosphere, but a bunch of other activities to do if that is not your thing ...Read full comment
... I myself am not too into partying, but I know that there are plenty of opportunities to get into extracurricular activities ...Read full comment
... There are TONS of classes offered, as well as all the equipment you could want and tons of space for intramurals ...Read full comment
... Im not gonna lie, i do go out every weekend (and some weekdays) to party, but i also play a bunch of sports here and am really involved ...Read full comment
... JMU is ridiculously full of white conservative people who enjoy sports and beer ...Read full comment
... Even with clubs, activities, parties and what not i did not make friends ...Read full comment
... I find myself bored right now, but I am loading up on classes and activities next semester to lessen that ...Read full comment
... I didn't really get involved as a Freshman; I played intramural soccer and made some close friends in my dorm and through networking ...Read full comment
... there are so many things to do here -- student government, student life, theater, music, dance, greek life, academic clubs,clubs for diversity, ...Read full comment
... Also, the campus is in the middle of a beautiful valley which is host to endless outdoors activities ...Read full comment
... ): lots or partying and lots of alcohol, small time sports programs (don't expect to see anything similar to the likes of programs at bigger Divi...Read full comment
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