The institution is known for being a non selective school. They receive about 21,200 applications each year. The overall acceptance rate tends to be around 86 percent which equates to 18,283 students who were successful in the admission process of the school. But, when the semester begins, only about 4,800 or 26 percent of the candidates who received the letter of acceptance from James Madison University decide to attend. The institution’s application data shows that 38 percent of the students who applied are men compared to 61 percent who are women. When the year starts, about 56 percent of those accepted women enrolled at James Madison University and 43 percent were males. James Madison University’s undergraduate application fee is $70. To apply to James Madison University, you are required to have these documents: Completion of college-preparatory program, Secondary school GPA, and a Secondary school record. It is also recommended that students applying have Recommendations. First-year students are requested to submit their ACT or SAT scores to James Madison University when filling out the application. Often, an ACT score of 23 - 28 or a 1,150 - 1,320 SAT score is the range that students have greater chances to be accepted. This school also accepts Advanced Placement (AP) credits, Credit for life experiences, and Dual enrollment.

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Student ACT Scores

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75th %



Student SAT Scores

25th %
75th %



First-Year Admission Statistics

Application, Acceptance, Enrollment Statistics from the 2021 Admissions Cycle
Applications
21,176
Male 8,050
Female 13,126

 

Acceptance
18,283
Male 6,601
Female 11,682

 

Enrollment Total
4,753
Male 2,055
Female 2,698


Acceptance Rate
86.3%
Male
82%
Female
89%

 

Yield
26%
Male
31.1%
Female
23.1%


Application Fees and Other Information

Application Fees

Undergraduate

$70


Graduate

$60



Credit from AP or Pre-college classes

  • Advanced Placement (AP) credits
  • Credit for life experiences
  • Dual enrollment

    Admission considerations

    Required

    Completion of college-preparatory program
    Secondary school GPA
    Secondary school record
    TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)


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