JMU Has a Disability Services Site
For more information on policies and accommodations that the university provides to ensure all students get the opportunity to participate, you can visit JMU Disability Services.
JMU for the Military
While not a "service academy", JMU does offer support for veterans and those seeking a career in the armed forces. Undergraduates have access to one or more ROTC programs and there is an active student veterans group on campus. For more information on policies related to veterans, you can visit JMU Veteran Services . For more information, check out our JMU for Veterans Guide.
Freshmen Living Arrangements at James Madison University
JMU offers on-campus housing, but freshmen are not required to take advantage of it. In the end though, most do choose to live in the dorms.
* Data compiled from students who received financial aid, including loans.
Full-time vs. Part-time Studies at James Madison University
JMU has a comparatively very large, student body. There were 19,975 undergraduates in 2018. Full-time attendance was 18,905 (94.6%). Part-time attendance was 1,070 (5.4%).
James Madison University is Ranked #850 for Overall Diversity
Compared to other colleges and universities across the nation, JMU is more diverse than average in terms of overall diversity. We rank JMU #850 out of 2,179.
The chart below shows each element that we looked at to determine this ranking, and how that metric compares to the national average. 100 would indicate excellent diversity in each category, and 1 would mean poor diversity.
James Madison University Competes in the NCAA
JMU has a total of 518 student athletes, 215 men and 303 women who compete in inter-collegiate athletics.
|Total Revenue (all teams)||$34,595,223|
|Total Expenses (all teams)||$34,595,223|
For more information about athletics including per-team sizes, coaching and scholarships check out our Guide to James Madison University Athletics