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James Madison University (VA): Merit Aid, Financial Aid Data, Offer Data & More

Public21,751 StudentsIn State: $27,668/yrOut of state: $44,568/yr

James Madison University offers 3% of incoming freshmen merit aid. The average merit aid award is $7,114. James Madison University is a public college located in Harrisonburg, Virginia. Its student population is 21,751. It is a four-year, large, primarily residential campus. It has an acceptance rate of 71%. James Madison University 4 year graduation rate is 58% .


Merit Aid Stats For James Madison University


FRESHMAN W/O NEED, RECEIVING MERIT AID

$7,114

AVG. MERIT AID AWARD

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% of freshman
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$4,377

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Admission Data


  • Admission rate 71%
  • Avg. high school GPA NA
  • Avg. ACT 25.5
  • Avg. SAT 1205
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Upcoming Deadlines For James Madison University


  • Early decision 1 - Deadline
    Nov 1
  • Early decision 1 - Notification
    Jan 15
  • James Madison University - Send test score
    Jan 15

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Recent Financial Aid Offers For the 2019 Admissions Year

Parents who completed the admissions process in 2019 submitted their offer data as presented here.


Money You Don’t Need To payMoney Your Family Needs To payFederal Student Loans (Government)Work Study
Expected Family Contribution
State of Residence
Unweighted GPA
Composite SAT
Composite ACT
Admission
Type
College Estimated Cost of Attendance
College Grants & Scholarships (NOT BASED on financial need)
Is this money automatically renewable?
College Grants & Scholarships (BASED on financial need)
Net Cost to your family (before loans & work study)
Subsidized
Unsubsidized
Amount you can earn
Above $60000 VA 3.9 1190 0 Regular Decision $27000 $0 $0 $27000 $0 $0 $0
Below $15,000 VA 3.77 1280 26 Early Action $27610 $0 $5018 $22592 $3500 $2500 $2030
$15001 to $20000 MD 3.3 1250 0 Early Action $44702 $0 Yes $0 $44702 $3500 $2000 $2030
$40001 to $45001 MD 4 1550 30 Early Action $38000 $20000 Yes $0 $18000 $0 $0 $0
Below $15,000 VA 3.7 1300 0 Early Action $29000 $0 $0 $29000 $0 $0 $0
$50001 to $55001 VA 3 0 30 Regular Decision $25780 $0 $0 $25780 $0 $5500 $0
Above $60000 VA 3.9 1190 0 Regular Decision $27000 $0 $0 $27000 $0 $0 $0
Above $60000 NC 4 1430 32 Early Action $39068 $0 $0 $39068 $0 $5500 $0
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Colleges with Similar Merit Aid Award Percentages and Award Amounts


Name
Cost
Received Merit
Aid
Avg Merit
Aid
Acceptance
Rate
Merit
Match
James Madison University $44,568 3% $7,114 71%
University Of California Irvine $49,778 3% $7,771 29%
State University Of New York At New Paltz $36,140 2% $7,078 41%
Harvard University $73,800 1% $7,000 5%
Colleges with similar merit aid awards levels and amounts

Colleges in Southeast Region with similar merit aid awards levels


Name
Cost
Received Merit
Aid
Avg Merit
Aid
Acceptance
Rate
James Madison University $44,568 3% $7,114 71%
Daytona State College $41,540 n/a * n/a * 0%
University Of New Orleans $30,205 n/a * n/a * 57%
University Of North Carolina At Charlotte $36,059 4% $8,072 67%
Belmont Abbey College $32,955 n/a * n/a * 80%
Bethune Cookman University $30,116 n/a * n/a * 0%
Florida Atlantic University $40,999 8% $3,648 59%
University Of Central Arkansas $30,713 n/a * n/a * 91%
Florida Memorial University $28,352 n/a * n/a * 33%
Bethel University $32,028 n/a * n/a * 66%
Tusculum College $41,630 n/a * n/a * 66%
Florida Southwestern State College $26,214 n/a * n/a * 0%
Louisiana State University Shreveport $21,589 n/a * n/a * 87%
Dillard University $23,078 n/a * n/a * 61%
Warren Wilson College $52,504 n/a * n/a * 86%
Broward College $12,692 n/a * n/a * 0%
Millsaps College $58,474 n/a * n/a * 59%
University Of The Ozarks $32,630 n/a * n/a * 52%
Point University $29,185 n/a * n/a * 53%
Union University $55,140 n/a * n/a * 57%
Colleges in Southeast Region with similar merit aid awards levels and amounts

Colleges with similar acceptance rate and median earnings of alumni after 10 years


Name
Acceptance
Rate
10 Year
Salary
James Madison University 71 $102,600
Drake University 68 $99,900
University Of Rhode Island 69 $99,700
University Of Scranton 73 $99,700
Mount Carmel College Of Nursing 78 $99,700
The University Of Texas At Arlington 80 $99,500
San Francisco State University 72 $99,500
University Of Michigan Dearborn 78 $99,500
Colleges with similar acceptance rate and median earnings of alumni after 10 years

Colleges with similar acceptance rate and cost of attendance


College
Acceptance
Rate
Attendance
Cost
James Madison University 71 $44,568
University Of Pittsburgh Johnstown 65 $40,255
Prairie View A & M University 74 $40,358
University Of Illinois At Chicago 76 $40,454
Cairn University Langhorne 76 $40,581
Geneva College 63 $40,590
Eastern Connecticut State University 66 $40,647
Alverno College 70 $40,693
John Brown University 77 $40,774
Eastern Washington University 63 $40,777
Siena Heights University 69 $40,854
Ramapo College Of New Jersey 63 $40,913
Franciscan University Of Steubenville 77 $40,930
University Of Idaho 77 $41,056
Augusta University 80 $41,058
Ball State University 65 $41,122
University Of Houston 62 $41,154
Keystone College 71 $41,194
Newberry College 66 $41,199
The University Of Texas At Arlington 80 $41,220
Coastal Carolina University 70 $41,266
Colleges with similar acceptance rate and cost of attendance

Colleges with similar acceptance rate and similar 4 year graduation rates


Name
Acceptance
Rate
4 year
graduation
James Madison University 71 58%
Canisius College 79 62%
St. Joseph's College New York 70 62%
King's College 78 62%
Bard College 65 62%
Whittier College 76 62%
Bethel University 71 62%
Ripon College 69 62%
University Of Evansville 69 62%
Goshen College 66 62%
California Lutheran University 71 62%
University Of Vermont 68 62%
John Brown University 77 62%
Desales University 79 62%
Ohio Wesleyan University 69 62%
Mount Carmel College Of Nursing 78 62%
Saint Vincent College 68 62%
Presbyterian College 69 62%
Geneva College 63 61%
Gordon College 75 61%
Coe College 67 61%
Colleges with similar acceptance rate and similar 4 year graduation rates

Comparing merit aid in colleges with similar acceptance rates.


Name
Received Merit
Aid
Avg Merit
Aid
James Madison University 3% $7,114
University Of North Carolina At Charlotte 4% $8,072
University Of Houston Clear Lake n/a * $7,835
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