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Facts and Figures 1994-95

 


 

HISTORY1908Established by the Virginia General Assembly as the State Normal and Industrial School for Women at Harrisonburg.
1914Name changed to The State Normal School for Women at Harrisonburg.
1924Name changed to the State Teachers College at Harrisonburg.
1938Name changed to Madison College in honor of the fourth President of the United States.
1966By action of the Virginia General Assembly, became a coeducational institution.
1977Name changed to James Madison University.
CAMPUS SIZE472 acres, including 31 acres at the University Farm.
ACADEMIC DIVISIONSCollege of Letters and Sciences
College of Business
College of Education and Psychology
College of Communication and The Arts
College of Integrated Science and Technology
Graduate School
Continuing Education and External Programs
BUILDINGSEducational & General (Academic/Administrative)47
Auxiliary (Campus Center, Recreation, Dining, Cultural, etc.)9
Student Housing30
Total86
BUILDINGS UNDER
CONSTRUCTION
Primary Electric Upgrade $9.0 million
Recreation Building$18.1 million
CONVOCATION CENTERA 7,600 seat, $10.8 million sports and entertainment arena designed for basketball, concerts, and other sports and entertainment events.
ATHLETIC PROGRAMSMore than 500 student athletes compete in 13 men's and 14 women's sports, including football, basketball, baseball, golf, soccer, tennis, track/cross-country, volleyball, and wrestling.
STUDENT ENROLLMENT FALL 1994Undergraduate10,152
Graduate795
Special592
Total Enrollment11,539
Full-Time10,281
Part-Time1,258
Men45%
Women55%
In-State74%
Out-of-State26%
Minority11%
African American7%
Resident Population4,874
Percent of Full-Time Undergraduates50%
ENTERING CLASS 1994Number Enrolled2,289
Mean S.A.T. Score1,107
DEGREES CONFERRED 1993-94Undergraduate2,294
Graduate332
FACULTY & STAFF FALL 1994Full-Time Faculty, Adm. & Classified Staff 1,521
Full-Time Classified Staff839
Full-Time Instructional Faculty520
Part-Time Instructional Faculty204
Average Faculty Salary$47,286
Percent Full-Time Tenured Faculty69%
Percent Full-Time Female Faculty33%
TUITION & FEES 1994-95In-State$3,900
Out-of-State$7,994
ROOM & BOARD (per year) $4,544
SCHOLARSHIPS & GRANTS 1994-95Students Receiving Aid59% of undergraduate
Range of Annual Awards$250-12,538
Total$7,038,609
LOANS 1994-95Students Receiving Aid43% of undergraduate
Range of Annual Awards$300-5,500
Total$13,608,249
TOTAL OPERATING BUDGET 1994-95 $124,833,912
 

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