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#785 Overall Influence #1172 Desirability Rank

James Madison University

Public research university in Virginia, United States

From Wikipedia

James Madison University is a public research university in Harrisonburg, Virginia. Founded in 1908 as the State Normal and Industrial School for Women at Harrisonburg, the institution was renamed Madison College in 1938 in honor of President James Madison and then James Madison University in 1977. The university is situated in the Shenandoah Valley, just west of Massanutten Mountain.

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Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

23,922

Acceptance

80%

Graduation Rate

82%

Median SAT Score

1205

Median ACT Score

25

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$7,250

Fees (in-state)

$5,080

After Graduation

Averages for 10 years after enrolling

Avg Earnings

$63,300

Employed

94%

Campus Life

What's it like to attend this school?

The People

Full time on-campus stats

Student Body

21K

Under-Grads

20K

Graduates

2K

The Campus

Where will you be attending?

Location

800 South Main Street, Harrisonburg VA 22807

On Campus Crime Rates

Property Crime

6 per 100K

Violent Crime

0 per 100K

City Crime Rates

Property Crime

21 per 100K

Violent Crime

2 per 100K

What is James Madison University known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

#466 World Rank
Mathematics
#690 World Rank
Education
#743 World Rank
Business
#836 World Rank
Biology
#541 World Rank
Physics
#699 World Rank
Computer Science
#800 World Rank
Political Science
#517 World Rank
Communications
#677 World Rank
Philosophy
#678 World Rank
History
#812 World Rank
Law
#1246 World Rank
Medical
#1153 World Rank
Literature
#595 World Rank
Psychology
#1901 World Rank
Engineering
#522 World Rank
Earth Sciences
#971 World Rank
Economics
#423 World Rank
Criminal Justice
#628 World Rank
Nursing
#2091 World Rank
Chemistry
#704 World Rank
Social Work
#996 World Rank
Anthropology
#1509 World Rank
Sociology

Other areas of influence

#3459 World Rank
Religious Studies

Influential People

Who are James Madison University's Most influential alumni?

James Madison University 's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Criminal Justice, Mathematics, and Communications

Emmett Hanger

Virginia politician

Reshma Shetty

British actress

Jay Jones

American football player

Travis Harper

American baseball player

Mike Venafro

American baseball player

Valerie DeFillipo

Linton Townes

American basketball player

Kirk Cox

Virginia politician

Zane David Memeger

Zane David Memeger

American attorney

Sarah Mahboob Khan

Pakistani tennis player

Ed Perry

American football player

Sarah Baker

American actress