James Madison University

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Global Influence / U.S. Influence
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Most Desirable School
Public research university in Virginia, United States

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About James Madison University

According to 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. It is situated in the Shenandoah Valley, just west of Massanutten Mountain.

James Madison University's Online Degrees

MS in Computer Science: Information Security
  • Required Credits: 33
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: None Reported
Graduate Certificate in Cyber Intelligence
  • Required Credits: 18
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: None Reported
Undergraduate Certificate in Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Required Credits: 9
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: None Reported
Graduate Certificate in Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Required Credits: 11
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: None Reported
Graduate Certificate in Education Technology
  • Required Credits: 12
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: None Reported
Graduate Certificate in Higher Education Assessment Specialist
  • Required Credits: 12
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: None Reported
Graduate Certificate in Teacher Leadership
  • Required Credits: 12
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: None Reported
MeD in Teacher Leadership
  • Required Credits: 30
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: None Reported
MeD in Educational Technology
  • Required Credits: 31-33
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: None Reported
MS in Speech Language Pathology
  • Required Credits: 44-45
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: None Reported
BSN in Nursing: RN to BSN
  • Required Credits: 120
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: None Reported
MeD in Mathematics
  • Required Credits: None Reported
  • Completion Time: None Reported
  • Format: None Reported

James Madison University Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

Annual ApplicationsAcceptanceGraduation RateMedian SAT ScoreMedian ACT Score
21,17686%82%120025

How Much Does James Madison University Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state)Fees (in-state)
$7,460$5,178

How Much Do James Madison University Graduates Make?

If you graduate from James Madison University, then you can expect to earn an average of $63,300 per year. You also have a 94% chance of being employed after 10 years.

James Madison University's Demographics

Demographic data is for full-time, on-campus students.

Student BodyUnder-GradsGraduates
21,43319,9041,529

Where is James Madison University?

James Madison University is located at 800 South Main Street, Harrisonburg VA 22807

How Safe is James Madison University?

James Madison University has a violent crime rate of less than .01% and a property crime rate of less than .01%. Harrisonburg has a violent crime rate of less than .01% and a property crime rate of less than .01%.

What Is James Madison University Known For?

James Madison University is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

James Madison University's Top Areas of Influence With Degrees Offered

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 Communications, Criminal Justice, and Nursing. Here are some of James Madison University's most famous alumni:

Marcia Angell
Marcia Angell
A Physician.
Tony Schiavone
Tony Schiavone
A Sports broadcaster.
Jim Acosta
Jim Acosta
An American journalist.
Walter Shaub
Walter Shaub
A Former director U.S. Gov't Ethics Office.
Chris Sprouse
Chris Sprouse
An Artist.
Glennon Doyle
An American author and activist.
Jennifer Morgan
A Co-Chief Executive Officer at SAP SE.
Matt Bondurant
An American writer.
Christopher Soghoian
Christopher Soghoian
An American computer scientist.
Karen McCullah
An American writer.
Kembrew McLeod
Kembrew McLeod
An American journalist.
Rebecca W. Rimel
An American executive.

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