James Madison University

Founded in 1908, James Madison University (JMU) is a public university located in Harrisonburg, Virginia. Based on U.S. News & World Report 2020, JMU was ranked #1 as the most innovative school and #3 best university in the regional south.

JMU is fast becoming one of the nation’s leading lights in higher education because students enjoy unusually engaged relationships with world-class faculty who are here because they want to pursue knowledge and make teaching their No. 1 priority. There are 139 degrees offered through total of 7 colleges. The 7 colleges including College of Business, College of Arts and Letters, College of Education, College of Health and Behavioral Studies, College of Integrated Science and Engineering, College of Science and Mathematics, and College of Visual and Performing Arts. 

Programs offered by JMU were accredited by Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges. There are 25 and more specialized accreditations for academic programs such as AACSB (business), ABET (engineering and technology), and NASAD (art and design). 

There is a wealth of support for international students at JMU, starts from the moment of application, all the way through university education and career beyond. There are more than 20 support facilities including University Health Center, the Office of Academic and Career Planning, and Learning Centers always ready to provide help for student overcomes challenges. 

Courses Offered

  • Business and Accounting
  • Computer Science
  • Engineering
  • Hospitality Management
  • Media Arts & Design

University Campus

  • Harrisonburg, Virginia

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