|Campus Setting:||Southeast Small city|
|Highest Degree Offered:||Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice|
|Level of Institution:||Four or more years|
|School Colors:||Purple and gold|
We are a community committed to preparing students to be educated and enlightened citizens who lead productive and meaningful lives.
Yes, I'll admit to being that one person who just can't get enough of being part of the Marching Band. Call me crazy but it's like having a family of over 450 people! Loving parents, great older siblings, and then the siblings you can't stand- everyone has a place! The people here rock. Students will hold the doors open for one another and, for the most part, don't give disapproving stares to people who don't seem to 'fit in,' and the secret is diversity.Read More
James Madison University is not the place to be socially with an average student population of 17,000 students. While their I have found and made great relationships. However, the dynamics of a rural setting are comparable to many settings at James Madison University. Therefore, with aspirations of attending a University in an Urban area, I cannot say that my aspirations of a busy city life where achieved. However, I can say after hiking and climbing mountains, building and riding mountain bike trails, and becoming consistently involved with a country side community, my perspectives of a collegiate institution, located in a rural community, has been enlightened to stay and reside.Read More
What can I say? JMU is one of the happiest campuses in the nation. Everyone at JMU is so down-to-earth and genuinely nice. I love the atmosphere of the surrounding Harrisonburg area as well. I hate being away from JMU. As soon as I go home for breaks, I immediately want to come back. I think that JMU will only enhance people who come here. It definitely did it for me.Read More