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James Madison University
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  • Graduate School
  • HARRISONBURG, VA

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James Madison is a public graduate school in Harrisonburg, Virginia. It has a mid-size graduate student body with an enrollment of 1,828 graduate students. Of the 30 graduate programs offered at James Madison University, 4 are offered online or through graduate distance education programs. The most popular graduate school programs at James Madison University are Teaching, Accounting, and Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology. 43% of its graduate students are part-time graduate students.

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100 E GRACE STREET
HARRISONBURG, VA 22807

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Graduate Students

Total Graduate Students
1,828
Part-Time Grad Students
795
Research Assistants
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Teaching Assistants
70
Racial Diversity
  • White
    77.6%
  • Unknown
    6%
  • African American
    5.6%
  • Hispanic
    4.2%
  • Asian
    2.4%
  • International (Non-Citizen)
    2.2%
  • Multiracial
    1.9%
  • Pacific Islander
    0.1%
  • Native American
    0%

Student Life

Poll
What one word or phrase best describes students at your school?
Based on 7 responses
  • Driven
    43%
  • Down-to-earth
    14%
  • Friendly
    29%
  • Passionate
    14%
Poll
What phrase best describes your program?
Based on 7 responses
  • Competitive and intense
    14%
  • Supportive/helped me grow
    86%

Scholarship

Professors

Poll
86%
of students agree that professors care about their students' success. 7 responses
Poll
100%
of students agree that professors are engaging and easy to understand. 7 responses
Poll
71%
of students agree that professors helped connect them to future opportunities. 7 responses

Return On Investment

Poll
How much did you spend on your graduate degree?
Based on 7 responses
  • $50K-$75K
    29%
  • $25K-$50K
    14%
  • <$25K
    57%
Poll
How much did you make post-graduation?
Based on 7 responses
  • $75K-$100K
    14%
  • <$50K
    29%
  • Did not graduate yet
    57%
100%
of students feel the degree they are getting at this school is worth the time and money. 7 responses

Living in the Area

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade B minus
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade C+
  3. Nightlife
    grade A
Median Household Income
$49,117
National
$64,994
Median Rent
$911
National
$1,096
Median Home Value
$220,100
National
$229,800

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