James Madison University

Graduates: 1512
Undergraduates: 18434
Graduates: 1512
Setting: Large four-year, primarily residential
In-state Tuition: $5,104.00
Out-of-state Tuition: $19,026.00
Student/Faculty Ratio: 0.667
Public/Private: Public
Male/Female Ratio: 41:59
Campus Housing: Yes
Religious Affiliation: N/A
Campus Housing: Yes
Acceptance Rate: 65%

James Madison University is a public institution that was founded in 1908. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 18,107, its setting is urban, and the campus size is 721 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. James Madison University's ranking in the 2014 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Universities (South), 6. Its in-state tuition and fees are $9,176 (2013-14); out-of-state tuition and fees are $23,654 (2013-14).

We are a community committed to preparing students to be educated and enlightened citizens who lead productive and meaningful lives.

The Department of History provides an exceptional educational experience. It introduces students to the study of history as a discipline, inculcates habits of lifelong learning and cross disciplinary perspectives among its graduates, and provides important skills designed to meet the changing needs of our students in society. The faculty is dedicated to achieving the highest level of excellence within our academic programs, focusing on the student as an individual and as a member of the global community. The Department of History emphasizes that students be active learners who demonstrate excellent research, critical thinking, oral communication and writing skills, as well as skills in using a computer. Faculty members are dedicated mentors who strive to be scholars, innovative teachers, and models of responsibility and accountability. Staff members are creative and talented colleagues who are committed to providing a supportive environment that facilitates learning and development. The Department of History supports all university and college goals and objectives.


Chief_administrator: Jonathan R. Alger (President)
Fax: 5405687846
Phone: 5405686211
Geographic region: Southeast AL AR FL GA KY LA MS NC SC TN VA WV
Website: www.jmu.edu/
Financial aid office website: www.jmu.edu/finaid
Net price calculator web address: www.jmu.edu/finaid/AidEstimator.shtml
Online application website: www.jmu.edu/admissions/apply/
Admission office website: www.jmu.edu/admissions
Undergraduate application fee: $60.00
Graduate application fee: $55.00
Member of National Athletic Association: Yes
Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA): Yes
Member of National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIC): Yes
Member of National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA): Yes
Member of National Small College Athletic Association (NSCAA): No
Member of National Christian College Athletic Association (NCCAA): No