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James Madison University

Breakdown of “Education Quality” at JMU

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By Gender
MalesA-
FemalesB+
By Major
AccountingB+
AnthropologyA+
ArchaeologyB-
Art & Design DepartmentB+
Athletics/TrainingA
BiologyA-
Business - Management and AdministrationB+
ChemistryB
Civil EngineeringA
CommunicationsB+
Computer ScienceA
EconomicsA-
EducationB
Engineering DepartmentA
EnglishA
FinanceA
Fine Arts - Painting/Sculpture/Photography/etcB
Geography and GeosciencesA
History/Histories (art history/etc.)A
JournalismB
KinesiologyB
MathA
Music EducationA-
Nuclear EngineeringA
NursingA
NutritionA-
OtherA-
Perfomance ArtsA
Physical Therapy/Exercise ScienceA
PhysicsA+
Political ScienceB+
PreMed and MedicalA
PsychologyB+
Public HealthA
School of InformationA
SociologyB
UndecidedB+

Against similar schools

Education Quality 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+

Education Quality

... I came to JMU to study accounting and was disappointed to find that I had to first take a long series of general education courses that had little...Read full comment
... If you are looking to have a good time - this is the place to go - although its pricey - otherwise you could get a better educational bargain .....Read full comment
... It is possible to carve out a decent education here, if you come here with the RIGHT ATTITUDE ...Read full comment
... Enjoy your classes taught by people with less education than your high school teachers ...Read full comment
... A word of advise: if you are serious about your education don't go to a rural college unless it's like UVA or Tech ...Read full comment
... College is supposed to be about getting an education and opening your eyes to the world, but JMU is far from all of that ...Read full comment
... JMU is simply not right for me, as the things I need from my education is not provided at JMU ...Read full comment
... JMU was an excellent place to get a well-rounded undergraduate education ...Read full comment
... JMU is an excellent place to get a well-rounded undergraduate education ...Read full comment
... The academic reputation of JMU is well-recognized- I now attend a top-notch law school on the strength of my Madison degree- and the instructors...Read full comment
... JMU also pushes you to the limits--you are forced to think differently, work harder, and really indulge yourself in the education ...Read full comment
... This school has it all: a quality education, a beautiful, safe campus, and friendly-to-a-fault students ...Read full comment
... I got a tremendous education there, but I think what made my experiences special were the people that I met ...Read full comment
... JMU is a great school to get the typical/classic college education and experience ...Read full comment
... , the quality of education at JMU is superb ...Read full comment
... Be prepared to work if you want good grades, but you will have many memorable and enjoyable experiences as you receive your education ...Read full comment
... The majority of students are concerned about good relationships with their neighbors, friends, letting loose when the time is right, and their e...Read full comment
... The memories and education I encountered there have lasted a lifetime, and have allowed me succeed in business and in life ...Read full comment
... I was planning on doing theatre education and got into the ultra-exclusive program at VCU but ultimately chose JMU simply because the school is ...Read full comment
... The James Madison community is full with happy students who work hard at their education and are enjoying life ...Read full comment
... I will say that GenEd (our general education program to make sure you're "well rounded") is a little steep and maybe even unnecessary ...Read full comment
... One of the best aspects of this university is the exceptional quality of education students receive ...Read full comment
... She should try an online education ...Read full comment
... I use the education I got there every day as an educator and before that as a designer-and that was PRE computer age ...Read full comment
... I'm a music education major, and I've just completed my first year at JMU ...Read full comment
... Everyone is so nice and its a quality education ...Read full comment
... The education I received was not only of an excellent quality, but it truly shaped who I am now for the better ...Read full comment
... I think the education is excellent for the price, despite the minor annoyances mentioned above ...Read full comment
... I'd say about 70% of the students are here to party and 30% are here to actually get a good education ...Read full comment
... The University forces a few too many easy and unnecessary general education classes on students, ESPECIALLY in my department ...Read full comment
... I got my diploma from JMU, but my education occurred after college ...Read full comment
... In all, I am very pleased with my education ...Read full comment
... ), not much of a social scene outside of campus (there is nothing much to do in Harrisonburg beside partying), secluded environment (far away from...Read full comment
... VT, being more research oriented, is better known for their science programs, whereas JMU is a liberal arts school, emphasizing an all-around ed...Read full comment
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