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James Madison University

800 South Main Street, Harrisonburg, VA 22807
(540) 568-6211

Tuition 2020 - 2021 (full-time, first-time undergraduate students)

Tuition & Fees 2020 - 2021 2019 - 2020 2018 - 2019
In District $12,330 $12,206 $12,016
In State $12,330 $12,206 $12,016
Out of State $29,230 $29,106 $28,416
Books/Misc. $1,082 $1,038 $1,038
On Campus
Room and Board $11,348 $10,938 $10,512
Other Expenses $4,020 $3,982 $3,790
Off Campus
Room and Board $11,348 $10,938 $10,512
Other Expenses $4,020 $3,982 $3,790
Off Campus With Family
Other Expenses - $3,982 $3,790

Financial Aid 2020 - 2021

Type of Aid Percent Receiving Aid Average Amount Received
Federal Grants 14.0% $4,709
State/Local Grant 14.0% $5,934
Institutional Grants 18.0% $7,853
Loans 40.0% $8,938

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NCAA (National Collegiate Athletic Association)

Baseball - Colonial Athletic Association
Basketball - Colonial Athletic Association
Football - Colonial Athletic Association
Cross Country/Track - N/A


Master's Colleges and Universities I: These institutions typically offer a wide range of baccalaureate programs, and they are committed to graduate education through the master's degree. They award 40 or more master's degrees per year across three or more disciplines.

Undergraduate programs or courses are offered via distance education
Graduate programs or courses are offered via distance education
ROTC: Army
ROTC: Air Force
Study abroad
Teacher certification: Approved by the state for initial certification or licensure of teachers


Public, 4-year or above 

First Professional

Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers

Dual credit
Credit for life experiences
Advanced placement (AP) credits

The above information was obtained via the publicly-available Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), operated by the U.S. Department of Education, which compiles self-reported information provided by colleges and universities, for the purpose of making such information openly available to students and parents.


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6/16/2011 1:15:38 PM

I have been to James Madison a few times. Ever since the first time I walked on the campus I knew that James Madison is the college for me!