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James Madison University

Breakdown of “Surrounding City” at JMU

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By Gender
MalesC
FemalesC+
By Major
AccountingD+
AnthropologyC
ArchaeologyB-
Art & Design DepartmentD+
Athletics/TrainingC+
BiologyC
Business - Management and AdministrationC+
ChemistryC
Civil EngineeringC+
CommunicationsC-
Computer ScienceD+
EconomicsB-
EducationC
Engineering DepartmentB+
EnglishA-
FinanceC
Fine Arts - Painting/Sculpture/Photography/etcC
Geography and GeosciencesA-
History/Histories (art history/etc.)B
JournalismB-
KinesiologyC
MathC
Music EducationB-
Nuclear EngineeringB
NursingA-
NutritionD
OtherB-
Perfomance ArtsC
Physical Therapy/Exercise ScienceA-
PhysicsC-
Political ScienceC-
PreMed and MedicalB+
PsychologyC
Public HealthB
School of InformationC
SociologyC-
UndecidedC

Against similar schools

Surrounding City compared with similar schools in class.

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

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

Surrounding City

... There are a lot of parties, but the surrounding city and school admin are clamping down regarding alcohol policies and the like ...Read full comment
... This place is truly a hellhole manifestation of people who lack the mental capacity to think for themselves ...Read full comment
... You will also be very bored if you grew up by a city or a populated suburb, as there is nothing around here ...Read full comment
... PEOPLE FROM THE NORTH PLEASE STAY OUT OF JMU AND VIRGINIA BECAUSE YOU ARE ARROGANT MOTHER FUCKERS THAT WE DON'T WANT HERE-NY City area, NJ, Most ...Read full comment
... Harrisonburg is called the friendly city for a reason ...Read full comment
... The surrounding area does what it can to cater to students since they expand the size of the city by 1/4 during the school year ...Read full comment
... Harrisonburg really is the "Friendly City" although JMU students seem to, for the most part, not exploit such a great town for any more than the...Read full comment
... 4)the city of harrisonburg is lame, but our parties kick ass so nobody even seems to notice/care ...Read full comment
... All in all, JMU is the place to be if you want to get away from major distractions such as that of a city ...Read full comment
... Harrisonburg, as a city, sucks ...Read full comment
... Even though the city of Harrisonburg is near campus, you can still see those gorgous mountains in the horizon ...Read full comment
... Even though Harrisonburg isn't known for its booming city-life, I will still cherish all of the memories i have made here ...Read full comment
... Traffic in H'burg is horrible, mostly due to JMU being smack in the middle of the city ...Read full comment
... I am actually considering transferring next semester because I so desperately want to be in a city surrounded by more diverse settings ...Read full comment
... However, I definitely am looking at grad schools with more than 1,000 black people and it definitely has to be the city ...Read full comment
... I sincerely wish this campus was in an actual city ...Read full comment
... As others have said, the surrounding city isn't the most exciting ...Read full comment
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