James Madison University: Where Change is the Status Quo
JMU has been frequently recognized as one of the top universities in the country. Read More >
Farmland and mountains make the Shenandoah Valley - JMU's home - unique and beautiful. Visit JMU. Read More >
JMU celebrated its 100th birthday on March 14, 2008. The university's centennial celebration took place throughout the entire... Read More >
President Alger, a nationally recognized scholar and speaker on higher education policy and law, is only the sixth president in... Read More >
Community Service-Learning prepares the JMU community to be educated and enlightened citizens committed to positive social change by... Read More >
JMU provides a total education to students one that has a broad range of the liberal arts as its foundation and encompasses an... Read More >
Madison has a long history of athletic success including the 2004 Division I-AA National Football Championship. Read More >
Changing the world one person at a time
It's not just a slogan. It is Madison — a living, evolving university where change is the status quo. Equipped with the power that knowledge gives, JMU students, faculty and alumni work toward a brighter future in nearly every sector of global society. Read more >
The Madison Experience
Be the Change
Members of the extended James Madison University community are changing the world in nearly every sector of our global society. A collective desire for a stronger, better, smarter, brighter future bolts through Madison faculty, students and alumni - just about everyone within the JMU family can feel it.
A World of Opportunity
At JMU, diversity equals endless possibilities. It means you are accepted for who you are and for your unique talents. It says that your individuality makes this university a richer place. From spending a semester overseas in our popular study-abroad program to becoming a leader in one of our more than 300 clubs and organizations, immersion in the world of JMU means opportunity.