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Study abroad students gather for a group photo

A recent Chronicle of Higher Education survey ranked us No. 2 in the country among master's-level schools for the number of students... Read More >

Student conducts an experiment in a JMU STEM laboratory

80 percent of our undergrads do research, a practicum, an internship or student teach. Lots do more than one of these. Read More >

A College of Business faculty member interacts with his class

Our professors make teaching their No. 1 priority. That's rare at a school our size. Small classes. Attention from professors.... Read More >

JMU graduate at commencement

In these uncertain economic times, the value of a college education has taken on a new meaning. JMU has been ahead of that curve for... Read More >

Featured Stories

  • occupational-therapy-clinic-172x103.jpg Clinic helps children develop and learn through play

    It looks like fun, yet beneath the surface of the interaction, JMU students get valuable practical experience in kinesiology and occupational therapy. And children of all ages develop and learn. JMU programs bring it all together. Read More

  • qep-8questions-splash-172x96.jpg How will students learn ethical reasoning skills?

    Multi-disciplinary team from across campus comes together to build center for ethical reasoning. Read More

  • energizefuture1-172x103.jpg Energizing the future

    In JMU's Alternative Fuel Vehicle Lab students and professors work to solve our nation's mounting dependence on a dwindling oil supply. Open to all majors, students from a variety of disciplines from engineering to art have all worked in the... Read More

  • cob300-2-172x103.jpg You're hired!

    In one semester JMU's COB 300 12-credit interdisciplinary class requires student teams to build a business from the ground up. Alumni say the course provided them with the skills to succeed in the real world. Read More

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The Madison Experience

Academic Advising

The JMU Academic Advising site helps you understand how to assemble your course of study including information on graduation and degree requirements, majors and minors, and how you'll work with your academic adviser.

Career and Academic Planning

The Career and Academic Advising Office provides opportunities and support that engage students in the process of exploring, evaluating, and choosing academic programs and careers

Honors Program

Prepare for graduate or professional school, enhance your opportunities for a rewarding career, expand your knowledge. Check out our honors programs.