James Madison University (JMU)

Women's WCLA Contact: Morgan Brenk
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19,923 Undergrads / 21,751 Students
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$18,708 Net Price
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77% Admitted
  • Team Conference

    WCLA Div. 1

  • College Type

    4-year, Public

  • Campus Type

    City: Small

Student Body
  • Male
  • Female
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
  • In-State
  • Out-of-state
  • Foreign
  • Other
  • White
  • Black
  • Asian
  • Latino
  • Foreign
  • Other
Student-to-faculty Ratio
16 to 1
Return For Sophomore Year
Overall Graduation Rate
Graduate On Time / in 6 Years
69% / 84%
Calendar System
Religious Affiliation
On campus housing is provided and is not required for incoming freshman

Other includes American Indian, Native Alaskan, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, two or more races and unknown race / ethnicity.

Team Road Trips

Most road games are in Virginia. The team also travels to North Carolina.

Recruit Commits
Claire Martin Woodbridge Woodbridge, VA Goal
Mallory Jungles Woodgrove Purcellville, VA Def
Julie Paschal Woodgrove Purcellville, VA Att
Angie Chapman Albemarle Charlottesville, VA Att
Catalina Weber Hunterdon Central Flemington, NJ Att
Ashley Adams Thomas Johnson Frederick, MD Def
Michelle Chessock Rustin West Chester, PA Mid
Hailey Smith Patriot Bristow, VA Def
Devan Mulligan Holy Angels Emerson, NJ Def
Delaney Tsacoumis Stone Bridge Ashburn, VA Def
Natalie Retaleato Loudoun Valley Purcellville, VA Att
Maureen Curran Herndon Herndon, VA Att
Cara Reymann Southern Harwood, MD Att
Sadie Shroeder West Springfield Springfield, VA Mid
Sophie Lex Marshall Vienna, VA Mid
Eneli Grabbi Tuscarora Leesburg, VA Mid
Molly Fitzpatrick Kittatinny Newton, NJ Def
Kelly Maxwell Mahopac Mahopac, NY Att
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Where Grads Live
  • Washington D.C. Metro Area
  • Charlottesville Virginia Area
  • Richmond Virginia Area
  • Greater New York City Area
  • Norfolk Virginia Area
  • Baltimore Maryland Area
  • Greater Philadelphia Area
  • Greater Boston Area
  • Raleigh-Durham North Carolina Area
  • Greater Atlanta Area
  • Roanoke Virginia Area
  • Charlotte North Carolina Area
  • Greater Los Angeles Area
  • San Francisco Bay Area
  • Greater Denver Area
Where Grads Work
  • Fairfax County Public Schools
  • Booz Allen Hamilton
  • Capital One
  • Deloitte
  • Aramark
  • US Army
  • Accenture
  • IBM
  • University Program Board at James Madison University
  • Wells Fargo
  • PwC
  • Northrop Grumman Corporation
  • EY
  • University of Virginia
  • Bank of America
What Grads Do
  • Sales
  • Education
  • Operations
  • Information Technology
  • Media and Communication
  • Healthcare Services
  • Marketing
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Research
  • Arts and Design
  • Consulting
  • Program and Project Management
  • Administrative
  • Human Resources
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Niche Grades
Overall Experience
Student Life
Professor Rating
Test Scores
Critical Reading
510 - 610
550 - 640
1140 - 1320
23 - 28

This range represents the middle half of incoming freshman from the 25th to 75th percentile. The writing component is now optional and no longer reported.

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SAT Reading

This distribution represents incoming freshman test scores and GPA on 4.0 scale.

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Applicants 23,579 9,473 14,106
% Admitted 77% 71% 80%
% Admits That Enroll 25% 27% 23%
Incoming Freshman Average GPA 3.5
  • Accepted
  • Denied
  • Applied
  • Waitlisted
  • Admission Considerations
    Recommended Rec.
    High School GPA
    High School Rank
    High School Transcript
    College Prep Classes
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    TOEFL (English proficiency)
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    Majors / Programs

    Degrees offered by popularity. Type = Bachelor.

    Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General (19%)
    Business (16%)
    Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling (10%)
    Speech Communication and Rhetoric (8%)
    Communication & Journalism (8%)
    Social Sciences (8%)
    Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies (5%)
    Parks, Recreation & Fitness Stu. (5%)
    Liberal Arts & Sciences (5%)
    Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse (5%)
    Computer & Information Sciences (5%)
    Psychology (4%)
    Psychology, General (4%)
    Visual & Performing Arts (4%)
    Biological & Biomedical Sciences (4%)
    Biology/Biological Sciences, General (3%)
    Marketing/Marketing Management, General (3%)
    Athlete graduation rate
    Net Price

    Average net price = sticker price - financial aid.


    Average net price by income for incoming freshman receiving financial aid.

    Net price for students paying in-state tuition rate (public institutions).

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    Sticker Price

    Sticker price = estimated total cost of attendance.

    On Campus
    Tuition & Fees$12,206 $26,164
    Books & Supplies$1,056 $1,056
    Cost of Living$10,938 $10,938
    Personal Expenses$3,982 $3,982
    Sticker Price$28,182 $40,638

    Personal expenses includes laundry, transportation, entertainment and furnishings.

    Financial Aid

    62% of full-time, incoming freshman receive financial aid.

    Receiving Aid %
    Avg. Aid Amount
    Type of Aid
    Grant or Scholarship32%$8,413
    Federal Grants15%$4,524
    Pell Grants15%$4,328
    Other Federal3%$1,203
    State & Local Grants12%$5,622
    Institutional Grants19%$6,898
    Student Loans42%$8,860
    Federal Loans40%$5,233
    Other Loans9%$18,062

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    All financials shown for full-time, incoming freshman.

    Total Amount
    Per Student
    Financial Assets $104 Million $4,778

    Value of endowment assets at fiscal year end.


    Total federal debt after graduation for undergrad borrowers: $20,500.

    Total cumulative student debt by percentile.

    Total Principal
    Monthly Payment
    10 Year Repayment $17,591 $218

    Most student loans have a grace period before repayment begins.

    3 Year Avg. Default Rate: 2.3%

    Avg. rate for colleges with lacrosse is 5.1%.

    Total federal debt excludes private student loans and parent PLUS loans. Cumulative debt cohort includes 5,779 students.


    Earnings 10 years after enrollment: $56,600

    Earnings of former students working by percentile.

    Earnings of former students who received federal financial aid. Figures shown are median.


    How long until this college investment pays off: 4.12 years.

    Median debt and foregone earnings divided by median earnings. Foregone earnings assumes 4 years to graduation; at this school, 69% of students graduate on time.

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    Campus Safety
    On Campus
    In Residence Halls In Res. Halls
    Criminal Offenses
    Murder - -
    Negligent Manslaughter - -
    Rape 7 6
    Fondling 3 3
    Incest - -
    Statutory Rape - -
    Robbery - -
    Aggravated Assault 2 2
    Burglary 13 9
    Motor Vehicle Theft 2 2
    Arson 2 1

    In Residence Halls are a subset of On Campus statistics. Murder includes non-negligent manslaughter.

    The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here. Statistics represent 3-year average data.

    Data from The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.

    Carnegie Classifications
    Basic ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs
    Undergrad InstructionBalanced arts & sciences/professions, some graduate coexistence
    Graduate InstructionResearch Doctoral: STEM-dominant
    Enrollment ProfileVery high undergraduate
    Undergrad ProfileFour-year, full-time, more selective, lower transfer-in
    Size and SettingFour-year, large, primarily residential

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