James Madison University               Harrisonburg,  Virginia

 

Type of School

 

Setting

Public

 

Rural setting

University

 

Large town (10,000 - 49,999)

Four-year

 

Residential campus

Coed

 

 

Percent applicants admitted: 63%

 

Size

Regionally Accredited

 

Total undergrads: 16,013

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools

 

Degree-seeking undergrads: 15,653

College Board member

 

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 3,748

 

 

Graduate enrollment: 1,380

 

Most Popular Majors For Bachelor's Degrees

 

 

 

Business/Marketing: 22%

 

Psychology: 7%

Social Sciences: 12%

 

English: 5%

Communications/Journalism: 8%

 

Liberal Arts: 5%

Health Professions: 8%

 

Parks And Recreation: 5%

Visual and Performing Arts: 8%

 

 

 

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

 

History

Biology  B

 

History - General  B

Biotechnology  B

 

 

 

 

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Business, Management, & Marketing

 

Liberal Arts & Sciences  B

Accounting  B

 

 

Business Administration/Management  B

 

Mathematics

Business/Managerial Economics  B

 

Mathematics - General  B

Finance/Banking  B

 

 

Hospitality Administration/Management  B

 

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

International Business  B

 

Science, Technology & Society  B

Marketing Management  B

 

 

Quantitative finance  B

 

Physical Sciences

 

 

Chemistry  B

Computer & Information Sciences

 

Geology  B

Computer/Information Sciences - General  B

 

Physics  B

Information Sciences/Systems  B

 

 

 

 

Psychology

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

 

Psychology - General  B

Athletic Training/Sports Medicine  B

 

 

Community Health Services  B

 

 

Health System Administration  B

 

 

Nursing (RN)  B

 

 

Speech-Language Pathology  B

 

 

 

Test Scores

 

 

 

Middle 50% of First-Year Students

Percent Who Submitted Scores

SAT Critical Reading:

520 - 610

0.99

SAT Math:

530 - 620

0.99

SAT Writing:

520 - 610

0.99

ACT Composite:

21 - 26

0.21

 

21% had h.s. GPA between 3.25 and 3.49

 

31% in top 10th of graduating class

7% had h.s. GPA between 3.0 and 3.24

 

78% in top quarter of graduating class

2% had h.s. GPA between 2.5 and 2.99

 

98% in top half of graduating class

 

 

 

82% White/Non-Hispanic

 

67% In-state students

 

 

33% Out-of-state students

65% Women

 

0% Part-time students

35% Men