If you have any questions about the admissions process before you apply, help is available at (540) 568-6131. Contact the program directly regarding pre-requisites and specific questions about courses.
If you experience difficulty with the online application form, you may click on the HELP LINK at the bottom of any page of the application. If you receive no response after 24 hours, please call 503-973-5213 from 7AM-6PM Pacific Standard Time Monday through Friday.
If an electronic copy is not an option, unopened paper copies can be sent to:
James Madison University
The Graduate School
Harrisonburg, VA 22807
Transcripts can be sent prior to submitting an application.
JMU students do not need to send transcripts unless prior to 1996.
When The Graduate School has received your application, all transcripts, and test scores, your file will be forwarded to the department for review and decision.
Departments may take as long as 90 days to review an application and notify The Graduate School. You will be notified of your acceptance or rejection via MyMadison.
Letters of recommendation, resumes, or personal statements are uploaded with the online application and sent to the program. The Graduate School does not keep copies. If you need to check if these items have been received, please contact the program directly.
The Graduate Student Association offers individual tours for prospective graduate students. Please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Representatives of the JMU Alpha Sigma Chapter of Chi Sigma Iota (the international honor society for the counseling profession) received the Outstanding Chapter Individual Program Award at the American Counseling Association Annual Convention March 22, 2013. Read the details of this prestigious honor!