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About James Madison University
Since 1908, James Madison University has been a dynamic university. The faculty, students and alumni are determined to work towards building a brighter future in almost all the sectors of the global society. Expansion of the world's knowledge is done through the innovative research initiatives taken by the university which are widely available to the undergraduates. New ways are devised to generate prosperity through global centric perspectives and study abroad. The underprivileged section of the society is helped by the university through education, service and science. An education of outstanding scholarships, innovative thinking, and unmatched attention to the society is given to the students through a faculty who is dedicated towards its purpose of teaching and student success.
Why James Madison University
Student Activities and Involvement:
More than 300 organizations are there in the campus. The students can find their place in the university and can contribute to the organization thorough their interests and hobbies.
Rankings and Affiliations:
The University is ranked as the second top public school in the south by the U.S. News & World Report, 2014. The institute of International Education 2012/13 has ranked the university as the number 2 master's institution for study abroad participation. It has an athletic affiliation from NCAA Division I. the university lies in the top 5% of the business schools in the world who have earned an accreditation by AACSB International.
The university has 7 colleges namely:
- Arts and Letters
- Health and Behavioral Studies
- Integrated Science and Engineering
- Science and Mathematics
- Visual and Performing Arts
Distance & Online Learning:
Various programs are offered by the university under distance and online learning for those students who cannot come to the campus but are keen to acquire education.
The University offers undergraduate and graduate programs with majors and minors in various areas of study. Pre-professional, honors and general education programs are also offered under in undergraduate studies.
Office of International Students:
Concerns related to international education, visa and reporting process, curriculum development, programs that deal with international issues are all addressed by the office of international students.