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James Madison University Acceptance Rate & Admissions Info

4 Year

Public

Not-for-Profit

Award Completions

Bachelor’s degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master’s degree
Post-master’s certificate
Doctor’s degree – research/scholarship

State Abbreviation

Virginia

800 SOUTH MAIN STHARRISONBURG, VA 22807

Net Price

Admission Stats

Total enrollments (2022)

Average ACT

$18,528

86%

22224

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Admission Deadlines

Competitiveness Scale

Average GPA

Average SAT

15-Jan

Normal

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At James Madison University, we do it differently. We pride ourselves on an unprecedented academic exploration that is heavy on learning by doing. Our approachable faculty have the gift of engaging students in ways that lead to meaningful intellectual breakthroughs. Our students are challenged and supported. The Madison Experience includes a beautiful campus and surrounding area, vibrant outside-the-classroom experiences and lifelong friendships. There is always something to do here. From professors who care to classmates who are hungry to learn, life at JMU changes our students for the better. Better learning. Better careers. Better lives.

How does college or university compare?

The acceptance rate for JMU is thirty-five percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

University of Virginia-Main Campus23.90%
George Mason University86.70%
Virginia Commonwealth University87.10%
West Virginia University84.30%