James Madison University

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Fast Facts:

  • James Madison University is a Public/State University located in Harrisonburg, Virginia.
  • Founded in 1908
  • The campus is about 2.8kmsq.
  • Student population: 18,431 Undergraduates and 1,750 Graduates with am International Student Population of 2%
  • Faculty to student ratio: 16:1 and the average class size is 29
  • Degree Programs: 76 undergraduate, 60 graduate, 2 education specialists and 8 doctoral.
  • Accreditation: Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges & Schools and 25+ specialised accreditations for academic programs including AACSB (Business), ABET (Engineering and Technology) and NASAD (Art & Design)
  • Rankings:No.2 Top Public School in the US South (US News & World Report, 2016) and No.59 Best Colleges for Value for Money (CNN’s Money Magazine, 2015), 90% job placement rate within 6 months of Graduation
  • The college of Business was ranked 17th best undergraduate business school in the US (Bloomberg Businessweek, 2014), and is among the top 5 percent of business schools in the world to have earned accreditation by AACSB International.


Accounting, Economics, Finance, Marketing, Management, Computer Science, >Hospitality Management, Anthropology, English, History, Sociology, International Affairs, Justice Studies, Political Science, Public Policy & Administration, Journalism, Communication, Digital Media, Advertising, Public Relations, Art & Design, Music, Theatre Studies, Biochemistry, Chemistry, Materials Science, Advance Human Anatomy, Microbiology, Neurobiology, Mathematics, Health Sciences, Social Work, Engineering, Visual and Performing Arts.

Tuition Fees:

International Year One $21,478 (2 Semesters) – $30,278 (3 Semesters)
Direct Entry $21,478 per year
    Accommodation & Other Costs

    On Campus Accommodation & Meal Plan $4,644 Per Semester
    JMU Student Insurance $1,268 for 12 months
    Living Costs  $4,222 per year