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JMU Comparisons

Harrisonburg, Virginia

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Compare with Virginia Public Colleges

V
Virginia Tech

$4,170 higher in-state tuition
14% lower acceptance rate


V
University of Virginia Main Campus

$8,590 higher in-state tuition
57% lower acceptance rate


G
George Mason University

$2,260 higher in-state tuition
9% higher acceptance rate


W
College of William and Mary

$10,184 higher in-state tuition
38% lower acceptance rate


O
Old Dominion University

$221 lower in-state tuition
15% higher acceptance rate


V
Virginia Commonwealth University

$4,844 higher in-state tuition
11% higher acceptance rate


V
Virginia Military Institute

$2,312 higher in-state tuition
20% lower acceptance rate


M
University of Mary Washington

$1,428 higher in-state tuition
5% lower acceptance rate


L
Longwood University

$930 higher in-state tuition
7% higher acceptance rate


V
The University of Virginia's College at Wise

$1,557 lower in-state tuition
3% higher acceptance rate


Compare with Virginia Private Colleges

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Liberty University

$13,284 higher in-state tuition
30% lower acceptance rate


R
Roanoke College

$37,950 higher in-state tuition
2% lower acceptance rate


S
Shenandoah University

$25,330 higher in-state tuition
6% lower acceptance rate


S
Southern Virginia University

$10,446 higher in-state tuition
19% higher acceptance rate


R
Regent University

$9,970 higher in-state tuition
30% lower acceptance rate


R
Randolph Macon College

$35,240 higher in-state tuition
9% lower acceptance rate


H
Hampden Sydney College

$38,440 higher in-state tuition
33% lower acceptance rate


H
Hollins University

$32,110 higher in-state tuition
1% higher acceptance rate


E
Eastern Mennonite University

$31,600 higher in-state tuition
8% lower acceptance rate


S
Sweet Briar College

$14,650 higher in-state tuition
4% lower acceptance rate


Compare with Regional Public Colleges

C
Clemson University

$6,868 higher in-state tuition
18% lower acceptance rate


P
Penn State Main Campus

$10,670 higher in-state tuition
2% lower acceptance rate


O
Ohio State University

$3,365 higher in-state tuition
12% lower acceptance rate


T
The University of Tennessee

$4,082 higher in-state tuition
2% lower acceptance rate


N
North Carolina State University at Raleigh

$715 lower in-state tuition
34% lower acceptance rate


K
University of Kentucky

$3,885 higher in-state tuition
16% higher acceptance rate


S
University of South Carolina Columbia

$5,038 higher in-state tuition
12% lower acceptance rate


A
Appalachian State University

$3,008 lower in-state tuition
0% higher acceptance rate


D
University of Delaware

$5,480 higher in-state tuition
14% lower acceptance rate


M
Miami University

$5,886 higher in-state tuition
12% higher acceptance rate


S
Stony Brook University

$180 lower in-state tuition
31% lower acceptance rate


B
SUNY at Binghamton

$180 lower in-state tuition
37% lower acceptance rate


P
University of Pittsburgh Pittsburgh Campus

$11,379 higher in-state tuition
16% lower acceptance rate


W
West Virginia University

$1,726 higher in-state tuition
4% higher acceptance rate


N
University of North Carolina at Charlotte

$3,438 lower in-state tuition
0% higher acceptance rate


R
Rutgers University New Brunswick

$4,980 higher in-state tuition
13% lower acceptance rate


R
Rutgers University New Brunswick

$4,980 higher in-state tuition
13% lower acceptance rate


U
University at Buffalo

$180 lower in-state tuition
13% lower acceptance rate


C
University of Cincinnati Main Campus

$3,210 higher in-state tuition
4% lower acceptance rate


H
CUNY Hunter College

$320 lower in-state tuition
40% lower acceptance rate


W
Western Carolina University

$6,250 lower in-state tuition
32% lower acceptance rate


N
University of North Carolina at Wilmington

$2,807 lower in-state tuition
12% lower acceptance rate


N
United States Naval Academy

$7,250 lower in-state tuition
71% lower acceptance rate


O
Ohio University Main Campus

$5,362 higher in-state tuition
7% higher acceptance rate


R
Rowan University

$2,323 higher in-state tuition
2% lower acceptance rate


N
The College of New Jersey

$5,989 higher in-state tuition
29% lower acceptance rate


M
University of Maryland Baltimore County

$1,454 higher in-state tuition
11% lower acceptance rate


N
New Jersey Institute of Technology

$7,198 higher in-state tuition
14% lower acceptance rate


C
CUNY City College

$320 lower in-state tuition
29% lower acceptance rate


B
CUNY Bernard M Baruch College

$320 lower in-state tuition
39% lower acceptance rate


K
Kent State University at Kent

$3,759 higher in-state tuition
4% higher acceptance rate


B
Bowling Green State University Main Campus

$2,213 higher in-state tuition
5% lower acceptance rate


A
United States Military Academy

$7,250 lower in-state tuition
71% lower acceptance rate


P
SUNY at Purchase College

$180 lower in-state tuition
6% lower acceptance rate


T
University of Toledo

$1,947 higher in-state tuition
15% higher acceptance rate


R
Ramapo College of New Jersey

$5,164 higher in-state tuition
13% lower acceptance rate


N
University of North Carolina at Asheville

$3,128 lower in-state tuition
1% lower acceptance rate


G
SUNY at Geneseo

$180 lower in-state tuition
19% lower acceptance rate


N
University of North Carolina School of the Arts

$753 lower in-state tuition
44% lower acceptance rate


C
SUNY College at Cortland

$180 lower in-state tuition
28% lower acceptance rate


A
University of Akron Main Campus

$2,346 higher in-state tuition
7% lower acceptance rate


S
State University of New York at New Paltz

$180 lower in-state tuition
18% lower acceptance rate


F
SUNY at Fredonia

$180 lower in-state tuition
8% lower acceptance rate


S
St Mary's College of Maryland

$4,866 higher in-state tuition
1% lower acceptance rate


S
SUNY Maritime College

$180 lower in-state tuition
7% lower acceptance rate


W
Wright State University Main Campus

$2,712 higher in-state tuition
16% higher acceptance rate


O
SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry

$180 lower in-state tuition
20% lower acceptance rate


Compare with Regional Private Colleges

H
Howard University

$19,214 higher in-state tuition
41% lower acceptance rate


F
Fordham University

$47,480 higher in-state tuition
27% lower acceptance rate


G
George Washington University

$51,300 higher in-state tuition
37% lower acceptance rate


E
Elon University

$30,164 higher in-state tuition
8% lower acceptance rate


D
Drexel University

$46,618 higher in-state tuition
3% lower acceptance rate


B
Bucknell University

$50,632 higher in-state tuition
42% lower acceptance rate


L
Lehigh University

$47,540 higher in-state tuition
30% lower acceptance rate


A
American University

$43,292 higher in-state tuition
41% lower acceptance rate


S
St John's University New York

$35,910 higher in-state tuition
5% lower acceptance rate


L
Lafayette College

$47,262 higher in-state tuition
44% lower acceptance rate


D
University of Dayton

$37,640 higher in-state tuition
1% higher acceptance rate


X
Xavier University

$34,980 higher in-state tuition
1% higher acceptance rate


P
Pace University New York

$38,582 higher in-state tuition
3% higher acceptance rate


S
Seton Hall University

$35,670 higher in-state tuition
2% lower acceptance rate


O
Oberlin College

$50,404 higher in-state tuition
45% lower acceptance rate


M
Monmouth University

$32,718 higher in-state tuition
1% lower acceptance rate


S
University of Scranton

$39,434 higher in-state tuition
1% lower acceptance rate


R
Rochester Institute of Technology

$43,314 higher in-state tuition
6% lower acceptance rate


A
Adelphi University

$32,570 higher in-state tuition
5% lower acceptance rate


C
Campbell University

$27,040 higher in-state tuition
1% higher acceptance rate


D
Duquesne University

$34,642 higher in-state tuition
3% lower acceptance rate


M
Muhlenberg College

$46,615 higher in-state tuition
18% lower acceptance rate


P
Pratt Institute Main

$44,504 higher in-state tuition
14% lower acceptance rate


N
The New School

$43,156 higher in-state tuition
11% lower acceptance rate


Q
Queens University of Charlotte

$28,748 higher in-state tuition
12% lower acceptance rate


D
Denison University

$48,170 higher in-state tuition
52% lower acceptance rate


R
Rider University

$37,870 higher in-state tuition
4% lower acceptance rate


F
Furman University

$44,462 higher in-state tuition
15% lower acceptance rate


A
Arcadia University

$37,390 higher in-state tuition
6% lower acceptance rate


S
Saint Joseph's University

$40,490 higher in-state tuition
0% higher acceptance rate


J
John Carroll University

$35,426 higher in-state tuition
8% higher acceptance rate


L
Long Island University C W Post Campus

$29,932 higher in-state tuition
5% higher acceptance rate


T
University of the Sciences

$18,550 higher in-state tuition
9% lower acceptance rate


S
Sarah Lawrence College

$48,770 higher in-state tuition
25% lower acceptance rate


M
Molloy College

$24,080 higher in-state tuition
6% lower acceptance rate


R
Robert Morris University

$23,580 higher in-state tuition
6% higher acceptance rate


A
Allegheny College

$43,230 higher in-state tuition
7% lower acceptance rate


D
DeSales University

$31,250 higher in-state tuition
2% higher acceptance rate


U
Ursinus College

$47,960 higher in-state tuition
0% higher acceptance rate


O
Otterbein University

$25,374 higher in-state tuition
4% lower acceptance rate


B
Baldwin Wallace College

$27,254 higher in-state tuition
10% lower acceptance rate


G
Gannon University

$26,310 higher in-state tuition
1% lower acceptance rate


S
Saint John Fisher College

$27,090 higher in-state tuition
12% lower acceptance rate


O
Ohio Northern University

$26,220 higher in-state tuition
15% lower acceptance rate


H
Hobart William Smith Colleges

$50,150 higher in-state tuition
18% lower acceptance rate


P
Polytechnic Institute of New York University

$32,810 higher in-state tuition
13% lower acceptance rate


C
Cedarville University

$25,114 higher in-state tuition
21% lower acceptance rate


S
Saint Bonaventure University

$28,200 higher in-state tuition
4% lower acceptance rate


M
Messiah College

$29,090 higher in-state tuition
2% lower acceptance rate


Compare with National Colleges

S
Michigan State University

$7,210 higher in-state tuition
4% lower acceptance rate


S
San Diego State University

$1,508 lower in-state tuition
43% lower acceptance rate


H
University of Hawaii at Manoa

$4,054 higher in-state tuition
4% higher acceptance rate


H
University of Houston

$1,199 higher in-state tuition
17% lower acceptance rate


G
Georgia State University

$92 lower in-state tuition
2% higher acceptance rate


C
Colorado State University Fort Collins

$2,176 higher in-state tuition
4% higher acceptance rate


O
University of Oregon

$4,210 higher in-state tuition
4% higher acceptance rate


O
Oregon State University

$2,596 higher in-state tuition
2% higher acceptance rate


I
Iowa State University

$792 higher in-state tuition
8% higher acceptance rate


I
University of Iowa

$823 higher in-state tuition
4% higher acceptance rate


C
University of California Riverside

$4,192 higher in-state tuition
14% lower acceptance rate


F
Florida International University

$2,529 lower in-state tuition
22% lower acceptance rate


R
University of Rhode Island

$5,672 higher in-state tuition
4% lower acceptance rate


O
University of Oklahoma Norman Campus

$2,462 lower in-state tuition
3% higher acceptance rate


M
Mississippi State University

$1,550 higher in-state tuition
0% higher acceptance rate


L
University of Louisville

$4,716 higher in-state tuition
15% lower acceptance rate


A
University of Arkansas

$318 higher in-state tuition
2% lower acceptance rate


L
Louisiana State University

$788 higher in-state tuition
7% lower acceptance rate


W
Western Washington University

$127 higher in-state tuition
14% higher acceptance rate


N
University of Nevada Reno

$18 higher in-state tuition
7% higher acceptance rate


M
University of Missouri Kansas City

$1,343 higher in-state tuition
17% lower acceptance rate