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Best Values in Colleges

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James Madison University (Harrisonburg, VA)


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James Madison University is ranked 22 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Public Colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 94%
Applicants who took ACT 32%

SAT Verbal Score

700+4%
600-69931%
600+35%

SAT Math Score

700+4%
600-69939%
600+43%

ACT Score

30-368%
24-2961%
24+69%

Students applied22,648
Students admitted14,392
Admission rate64%

Students per faculty16

4-year graduation rate62%
6-year graduation rate80%

ANNUAL COSTS

In State

Tuition$9,176
Fees$0
Room and board$8,520
Estimated book expense$960
Total cost$18,656

Cost after need-based aid$11,251
Cost after non-need-based aid$15,530

Average debt at graduation$22,792

Out of State

Tuition$23,654
Fees$0
Room and board$8,520
Estimated book expense$960
Total cost$33,134

Cost after need-based aid$25,729
Cost after non-need-based aid$30,008

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met46%
Average need-based aid$7,405
Average non-need-based aid$3,126

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment18,087

Full-Time

Men6,999
Women10,310

Part-Time

Men400
Women378

Freshmen retained91%

SOURCE: Peterson's Undergraduate Database. Copyright © 2013 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.

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