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James Madison University Cost

Net Price

Net Price
$16,252/ year
National
$15,523
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $12,872/ year
  • $30-48k
    $14,148/ year
  • $49-75k
    $17,369/ year
  • $76-110k
    $22,359/ year
  • $110k+
    $24,152/ year

Net price is the average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.

Sticker Price

In-State Tuition
$10,390/ year
Out-of-State Tuition
$26,164/ year
Average Housing Costs
$9,334/ year
Average Meal Plan Cost
$4,548/ year
Books & Supplies
$990/ year
Tuition Guarantee Plan
No
Tuition Payment Plan
Yes
Prepaid Tuition Plan
Yes

Loans

Students Taking Out Loans
43%
Average Loan Amount
$7,532/ year
National
$6,768

Financial Aid

Any Financial Aid
62%
Average Total Aid Awarded
$7,597/ year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Aid
  • Federal Grant Aid
    14%
  • State Grant Aid
    8%
  • Institution Grant Aid
    20%
  • Pell Grant
    14%
Average Aid Awarded
  • Federal Grant Aid
    $4,257
  • State Grant Aid
    $5,481
  • Institution Grant Aid
    $6,755
  • Pell Grant Amount
    $4,098
Poll
Which statement best describes your financial aid experience at this school?
Based on 265 responses
  • It went smoothly, and I received the financial aid I needed.
    27%
  • The process was a hassle, but I received the financial aid I needed.
    20%
  • It was an absolute headache, and it took multiple attempts to receive any aid.
    7%
  • It is an ongoing process that I am still dealing with.
    25%
  • I did not apply for financial aid.
    21%
Financial Aid Website

Overall Value

Value
A+
Based on average net price, earnings potential, student and alumni reviews, and additional factors.
Poll
84%
of students feel like they are getting their money's worth out of their program.88 responses
Graduation Rate
82%
National
49%
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