James Madison University

James Madison University is located in Virginia, Richmond.

It is ranked as #6 in Best Regional University in South Coast.

Kiplinger ranking is 29.

It is a public University.

James Madison University offers following types of degrees and certificate programs:

  • Less than one year certificate
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Postbaccalaureate certificate
  • Master's degree
  • Post-master's certificate
  • Doctor's degree in research
  • Doctor's degree for professional practice

Acceptance rate at James Madison University for undergraduate program was 71.13%.

Last year, 23149 students applied for undergraduate program and 16467 got accepted.

Acceptance rate of 71.13% makes it not so competitive to get admission.

1828 enrolled in graduate programs, which includes on campus and online Master's programs.

310 are reported as enrolled exclusively in distance education and 172 are enrolled in at least one distance education course, but not all distance education.

James Madison University had 21798 students enrolled in undergraduate programs.

176 students were enrolled in top 5 Masters degree programs.

James Madison University offers 35 graduate programs specialization.

James Madison University does not have an open admission policy. It’s admission process is not so competitive.


James Madison University has been ranked 6.

Washington College rankings place James Madison University at number 65

Kiplinger College Outstate rankings rank James Madison University at 29

and Kiplinger College instate rankings James Madison University at 21


Acceptance Rate: 71.13%


Tuition for Graduate Programs: $27,830

Under Graduate Program Tuition: $22,906

Financial Aid

Average Amount of Financial Aid Awarded: $6,998

Average Amount of Institutional Aid Awarded: $6,821

James Madison University most popular Master's Degree programs with respect to student count are

Education : 295
Accounting , Accountancy : 114
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist : 42
Business Administration and Management -MBA : 38
Physician Assistant : 29

James Madison University most popular under graduate programs with respect to student count are

Liberal Arts and Science : 250
Registered Nurse : 240
Psychology : 230
Biology and Biological Sciences : 190
Marketing Management : 157