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James Madison University

Harrisonburg, VA, USA
4.24 Average Rating

Located in Harrisonburg, VA, in the Shenandoah Valley, James Madison University is a public institution offering more than 120 degree options. As a research university, JMU features a Research and Scholarship (R&S) administration, and is home to the Center for International Stabilization and Recovery, which is "dedicated to understanding and solving issues in global conflict." Students earning a position in the Honors College have extra research opportunities, as well as enriched classes and specially-designed study abroad programs. Roughly a fourth of students at James Madison study in another country, with opportunities in Oxford, Cambridge, St. Andrews, and more. JMU is one of only 10% of colleges that have a Phi Beta Kappa academic honor society.


Average Net Price
In-State Tuition
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Institution Type
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting City
In State Students
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Acceptance Rate
Average SAT Composite: 1134

What Students Are Saying

4.24 Average Rating
james madison university is located in one of the most beautiful places i have ever seen. the scenery is amazing and the school itself has a great campus. every one who comes here is extremely friendly, including the professors.
Jeanne from Chantilly, VA
James Madison University is one of the most amazing colleges you will ever attend. The campus is beautiful, the people are friendly, and the academics are superb. I could not be more proud to be a part of the Duke family.
Alexandra from Norfolk, VA

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