James Madison University Comparison

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Location Harrisonburg, VA
Setting Small City
Students 21,594
Type Public 4 Year
Religious Affiliation -
Status Non-profit


Tuition (In State) $7,250
Tuition (Out of State) $23,564
Room & Board $11,348
Avg Net Price $18,592
Avg Grant Aid $9,383
% Receiving Grant Aid 60%

Admission and Academics

Acceptance Rate 80.5%
Avg High School GPA 3.57
Admissions Standards Difficult
Applicant Competition
ACT Range 23/28
SAT Range 1120/1280
Application Deadline


Graduation Rate 81%
Median Earnings (After 10 years) $60,300
Making Student Loan Payments 83%
Median Student Loan Debt $20,899
Median Loan Payment $216
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Sources: U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov IPEDS and College Scorecard https://collegescorecard.ed.gov/