James Madison University

Harrisonburg, VA

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James Madison University
You can go to our website to learn more about our application process or you can email your regional admissions counselor if you have any specific questions. We will be on the Common Application this upcoming year and we are also on the Coalition Application along with having our own specific JMU application. Feel free to explore our website or reach out to us at admissions@jmu.edu.

Academic details

SAT Score Range
Considered with application
ACT Score Range
Considered with application
Student Faculty Ratio
16 to 1
Less Selective (71% Acceptance Rate)
School type
4-year institution

Diversity statistics

74% White
7% Hispanic
5% Asian
5% Black
4% Multiracial
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Common Careers

Common Careers and Their Average Annual Salary

Project Manager, (Unspecified Type / General)77k
Software Engineer77k
Information Technology (IT) Consultant76k
Software Developer72k
Marketing Manager70k
Account Manager52k
Graphic Designer46k
Based on 17,514 student responses
58.2kAvg. Early Career Pay
105.8kAvg. Mid-Career Pay
42%in High-Meaning careers
12%in STEM careers

Financial Snapshot

Average Financial Breakdown
Average grant for incoming freshmen
Average Pell Grant
Average Federal Loans

Average Institutional Grant
Average Total Loans
Published tuition and fees (Out of state)
$29,106 / year
While we do our best to show up-to-date information, due to COVID-19 and other factors out of our control, it is possible that the data we are showing about test requirements, application deadlines, and more, are inaccurate. Please verify with the college itself via their website to ensure you are aware of all requirements and deadlines.