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COLLEGE PROFILE

James Madison University

Harrisonburg, VA

TUITION AND EXPENSES

Cost of AttendanceIn-state: $23,530
Out-of-state: $38,390
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $9,662
Out-of-state: $24,522
Room and Board
$9,196
Books and Supplies
$876
Other Expenses
$3,796
Payment PlansCredit card, installment plan, external finance company

APPLYING FOR FINANCIAL AID

Financial Aid Office
E-mail
Web SiteFinancial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL Net Price Calculator URL
Application Process
Application DeadlineMarch 1
Award NotificationOn a rolling basis beginning April 1
Methodology for Awarding
Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms RequiredCost to File
FAFSA
Code is 003721
Free

PROFILE OF 2013-14 FINANCIAL AID

Freshmen
Financial Aid Applicants3,065 (73.0%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need1,844 (60.2%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid1,607 (87.1%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met1,386 (86.2%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met41%
Average Award$8,072
Need-Based Gift
Received by 863 (53.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $7,943
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,380 (85.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,609
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 152 (9.5%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift93 (2.2%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $3,353
All Undergraduates
Financial Aid Applicants10,147 (58.0%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need7,403 (42.3%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid6,325 (85.4%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met4,686 (74.1%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met45%
Average Award$9,509
Need-Based Gift
Received by 3,059 (48.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $7,560
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 4,881 (77.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,736
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 640 (10.1%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift222 (1.3%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $3,384
Borrowing
2013 Graduates Who
Took Out Loans
52%
Average Indebtedness of
2013 Graduates
$23,562
Parents Borrowing PLUS Loans 
Parents of Students
Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents of Students Not
Receiving Aid
Not reported

FINANCIAL AID PROGRAMS

Loans
Federal LoansDirect subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans
State Loans 
Other Loans 
Scholarships and Grants
Need-Based AvailableFederal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based AvailableAcademic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Music/Drama scholarships, Athletic scholarships, Minority scholarships, State scholarships, Alumni affiliation scholarships, Leadership scholarships
Non-Need Awards
Academic Interest/Achievement
Award Areas
Architecture, Biological Sciences, Business, Computer Science, Education, Engineering/Technologies, English, Health Fields, Humanities, International Studies, Mathematics, Military Science, Physical Sciences, Premedicine, Religion/Biblical Studies, Social Sciences
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Architecture, Military Science, Business, Computer Science, Education, Engineering/Technologies, English, Health Fields, Humanities, International Studies, Mathematics, Physical Sciences, Premedicine, Religion/Biblical Studies, Social Sciences, Biological Sciences
Creative Arts/Performance
Award Areas
Art/Fine Arts, Cinema/Film/Broadcasting, Dance, Journalism/Publications, Music, Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Art/Fine Arts, Cinema/Film/Broadcasting, Theater/Drama, Journalism/Publications, Music, Dance
Special Achievements/Activities
Award Areas
Cheerleading/Drum Major, Leadership
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Leadership, Cheerleading/Drum Major
Special Characteristics
Award Areas
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff, Handicapped Students, International Students, Local/State Students, Members of Minorities, Out-of-State Students, Siblings of Current Students
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money
Awarded)
Children of Faculty/Staff, Children and Siblings of Alumni, Handicapped Students, Siblings of Current Students, Local/State Students, Members of Minorities, Out-of-State Students, International Students
Employment
Work-Study ProgramsFederal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from
On-Campus Employment
Not reported
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CLASS OF 2019 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M CR W  
Average 3.51 3.75 588 580 575 26
Low 2.40 2.75 390 320 320 18
High 4.00 4.91 780 800 760 34
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