James Madison University

800 South Main Street, Harrisonburg, VA 22807
James Madison University (locally referred to as JMU) is a public education institution in Harrisonburg, Virginia.

Awards conferred at JMU include bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees in 34 areas of study and 80 specializations. The school is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges and has specialized accreditation from the American Dietetic Association - Commission on Accreditation for Dietetics Education.

This school offers dual credit, distance learning and study abroad programs. They accept Advanced Placement and life experience credit towards completion of a degree.

With almost 19,730 students enrolled full time on its main campus it is the 9th largest institution in Virginia.


General Information

Main Phone: (540) 568 -6211 Website: www.jmu.edu/
Status: Non-accredited Faculty: 1,234
School Type: Public- 4-year or above Affiliation: None
Size: Large (10,000 - 20,000 students) Undergraduates: 17,912
Setting: N/A Graduate Students: 1,830
On-Campus Housing: N/A Acceptance Rate: 60%
Out-of-State Tuition: N/A Varsity Athletics: Yes
In-State Tuition: N/A Student-to-faculty Ratio: 16 to 1

Admissions

Application Fee: $ 50


Admission Requirements

Required Recommended
High School GPA
Recommendations
TOEFL
Standardized Test Scores

Test Scores 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT Critical Reading 540 640
SAT Math 550 650
ACT Composite 23 27
ACT English 0 0
ACT Math 0 0

Acceptance Rate

Total
Applied 22,221
Accepted 13,307
Acceptance Rate 60%
Enrolled 4,001

Enrollment Statistics

Undergraduate Attendance Status 95% Full-time 5% Part-time
Graduate Attendance Status 59% Full-time 41% Part-time
Student Gender 40% Men 60% Women

Student Race Ethnicity

80% White 0% American Indian/Alaska Native
4% Black or African American 2% Multiracial
3% Hispanic/Latino 4% Asian/Oriental
0% Polynesian/Pacific Island 7% Other



Financial Aid

Percent Receiving Aid Average Amount Received
Federal Grant 39% $ 6,228
Local Grant 14% $3,882
Institutional Grant 16% $ 5,205
Student Loans 43% $ 6,222

Majors & Degrees


Computer Information Sciences

Computer and Information Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer and Information Sciences - - 61 20 -

Information Science

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Information Science Studies - - 75 - -

Computer and Information Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer and Information Sciences - - 61 20 -

Communication and Journalism

Communication and Media Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Speech Communication and Rhetoric - - 387 - -

Computer Information Sciences

Computer and Information Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer and Information Sciences - - 61 20 -

Information Science

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Information Science Studies - - 75 - -

Computer and Information Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Computer and Information Sciences - - 61 20 -

Education

Teacher Education and Professional Development

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Adult and Continuing Education - - - 12 -

Education

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Education and Teaching - - - 251 -

Teacher Education and Professional Development Specific Subject Areas

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Mathematics Teacher Education - - - 2 -
Health Teacher Education - - - 4 -

Student Counseling

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
School Counseling and Guidance Services - - - 30 -

Special Education and Teaching

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Special Education and Teaching - - - 27 -

Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics

Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Foreign Languages and Literatures - - 44 - -

English Language and Literature Letters

Rhetoric and Composition Writing Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing - - - 10 -
Writing - - 0 0 -
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing - - 47 0 -

English Language and Literature

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
English Language and Literature - - 121 7 -

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities

Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Liberal Arts and Sciences Liberal Studies - - 237 - -

Family and Consumer Sciences Human Sciences

Foods, Nutrition, and Related Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies - - 37 - -

Legal Professions and Studies

Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Advanced Legal Research Studies - - 89 - -

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Biology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Biology Biological Sciences - - 145 7 -

Biotechnology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Biotechnology - - 19 - -

Biology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Biology Biological Sciences - - 145 7 -

Multi Interdisciplinary Studies

Systems Science and Theory

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Systems Science and Theory - - 18 - -

Science, Technology and Society

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Science, Technology and Society - - 87 26 -

Mathematics and Statistics

Mathematics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Mathematics - - 39 - -

Multi Interdisciplinary Studies

Systems Science and Theory

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Systems Science and Theory - - 18 - -

Science, Technology and Society

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Science, Technology and Society - - 87 26 -

Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies

Health and Physical Education Fitness

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Health and Physical Education Fitness - - 231 42 -

Philosophy and Religious Studies

Philosophy and Religious Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Philosophy and Religious Studies - - 24 - -

Public Administration and Social Service Professions

Social Work

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Social Work - - 49 - -

Public Administration

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Public Administration - - 36 25 -

Physical Sciences

Chemistry

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Chemistry - - 28 - -

Physics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Physics - - 15 - -

Geological and Earth Sciences Geosciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Geology Earth Science - - 23 - -

Social Sciences

Anthropology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Anthropology - - 35 - -

Political Science and Government

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Political Science and Government - - 105 16 -

Economics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Economics - - 38 - -

Political Science and Government

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Political Science and Government - - 105 16 -

Sociology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Sociology - - 33 - -

International Relations and National Security Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
International Relations and Affairs - - 115 - -

Social Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Social Sciences - - 1 - -

Geography and Cartography

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Geography - - 30 - -

Psychology

Psychology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Psychology - - 211 11 7

Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
School Psychology - - - 6 -

Research and Experimental Psychology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Psychometrics and Quantitative Psychology - - - - 2

Public Administration and Social Service Professions

Social Work

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Social Work - - 49 - -

Public Administration

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Public Administration - - 36 25 -

Psychology

Psychology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Psychology - - 211 11 7

Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
School Psychology - - - 6 -

Research and Experimental Psychology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Psychometrics and Quantitative Psychology - - - - 2

Social Sciences

Anthropology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Anthropology - - 35 - -

Political Science and Government

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Political Science and Government - - 105 16 -

Economics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Economics - - 38 - -

Political Science and Government

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Political Science and Government - - 105 16 -

Sociology

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Sociology - - 33 - -

International Relations and National Security Studies

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
International Relations and Affairs - - 115 - -

Social Sciences

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Social Sciences - - 1 - -

Geography and Cartography

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Geography - - 30 - -

Visual and Performing Arts

Drama Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Drama and Dramatics Theatre Arts - - 44 - -

Fine and Studio Arts

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Art History, Criticism and Conservation - - 21 - -
Art Art Studies - - 113 3 -

Music

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Music Performance - - 60 11 -
Music Pedagogy - - 60 11 6

Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services

Hospitality Administration Management

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Hospitality Administration Management - - 54 - -

Business Managerial Economics

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Managerial Economics - - 9 - -

Accounting and Related Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Accounting - - 123 61 -

Finance and Financial Management Services

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Finance - - 133 - -
Finance and Financial Management Services - - 18 - -

International Business

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
International Business Trade Commerce - - 39 - -

Business Administration, Management and Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Administration and Management - - 105 18 -

Marketing

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Marketing Marketing Management - - 138 - -

Business Administration, Management and Operations

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
Business Administration and Management - - 105 18 -

History

History

Number of Awards given in 2011-2012 Cert AS/AA BS/BA MS/MA PhD
History - - 115 15 -

Sports & Athletics

Yes No
Football
Basketball
Baseball
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