What to Know About Tuition & Fees
Prepare economically for your degree. Compare James Madison University's fees and tuition to other American colleges. Check for tuition trends and increases to see if you should budget for more funds for the next four years of paying for college.
How Does James Madison University Measure Up To Other Schools?
The subsequent table outlines how JMU measures up to other schools nationally, regionally and by state.
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In-State Students Can Receive a Tuition Discount
JMU tuition and fees is dramatically lowered for students from Virginia. For in-state students, tuition and fees is set at $10,830 for the 2017 - 2018 year, 60.2% off the price charged to out-of-state students. Tuition is $6,250 and fees $4,580.
JMU out-of-state students paid $27,230 in fees and tuition in 2017 - 2018. $5,166 was charged for fees, and $22,064 was charged for tuition.
The subsequent table outlines the costs described above for the 2017 - 2018 academic year.
For more information, check out JMU Cost Per Credit Hour.
Future Full-Time Tuition and Fees
Tuition and Fees for out-of-state students attending James Madison University grew with a typical annual rate of 3.8% in the last 5 years. In the same time period, tuition grew by 4.0% and fees grew by 2.8%. Based on this, we estimate the cost of tuition and fees for this year will total $28,254.
For a two-year degree, we estimate tuition and fees will be $57,570 and $119,551 for a four-year degree. This does not include additional costs such as room and board, transportation, and books.
View what future tuition and fees will be for JMU students including residency based discounts in the following chart.
At most schools you'll end up paying more for your last year of college than you will in your first. This is because of yearly price increases. It's good to be aware!
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