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James Madison University
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  • 4 Year
  • HARRISONBURG, VA

Students at James Madison University

About the Students

Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 143 responses
  • Friendly
    45%
  • Partier
    13%
  • Awesome.
    12%
  • Polite
    8%
  • Chill
    6%
  • Real
    6%
  • Outgoing
    5%
Female Undergrads
57%
Male Undergrads
43%
Non-Binary Undergrads
<1%
Student Primary Residence
  • In-State
    75%
  • Out-of-State
    24%
  • International
    1%
  • Unknown
    0%
Student Age
  • Under 18
    18%
  • 18-19
    47%
  • 20-21
    30%
  • 22-24
    4%
  • Over 25
    1%
Household Income Levels
  • <$30k
    13%
  • $30k-$48k
    10%
  • $49k-$75k
    15%
  • $76k-$110k
    18%
  • $110k+
    44%

Ethnic Diversity

Poll
22%
of students say the student body is very diverse in ethnic heritage. 171 responses
Poll
25%
of students say the student body is very diverse in national origin (international students). 169 responses
Racial Diversity
  • African American
    5%
  • Asian
    6%
  • Hispanic
    2%
  • International (Non-Citizen)
    1%
  • Multiracial
    9%
  • Native American
    0%
  • Pacific Islander
    0%
  • Unknown
    2%
  • White
    75%

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Politics On Campus

Poll
What political party do you associate yourself with?
Based on 86 responses
  • Republican
    24%
  • Democratic
    30%
  • Independent
    29%
  • Other party not mentioned
    5%
  • I don't care about politics
    12%
Poll
How would you best describe the political beliefs of campus as a whole?
Based on 171 responses
  • Progressive/very liberal
    4%
  • Liberal
    28%
  • Moderate
    37%
  • Conservative
    7%
  • Not sure
    23%

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