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Facts and Figures 1995-96


 

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 Arts and Letters
College of Business
College of Education and Psychology
College of Science and Mathematics
College of Integrated Science and Technology
Graduate School
Continuing Education and External Programs
BUILDINGSEducational & General (Academic/Administrative)49
Auxiliary (Campus Center, Recreation, Dining, Cultural, etc.)10
Student Housing31
Total90
BUILDINGS UNDER
CONSTRUCTION
Primary Electric Upgrade
Student Activities Building
CISAT Academic Building #1
Facilities Management Building
$9.0 million
$18.1 million
$15.3 million
$7.9 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 archery, baseball, basketball, cheerleading, fencing, field hockey, football, golf, gymnastics, lacrosse, soccer, swimming/diving, tennis, track/cross-country, volleyball, and wrestling.
STUDENT ENROLLMENT FALL 1995Undergraduate10,503
Graduate859
Special565
Total Enrollment11,927
Full-Time10,671
Part-Time1,256
Male45%
Female55%
In-State72%
Out-of-State28%
Minority11%
African American6%
Resident Population4,954
Percent of Full-Time Undergraduates49%
ENTERING CLASS 1995Number Enrolled2,539
Mean S.A.T. Score1,179
DEGREES CONFERRED 1994-95Undergraduate2,343
Graduate342
FACULTY & STAFF FALL 1995Full-Time Faculty, Adm. & Classified Staff 1,530
Full-Time Classified Staff836
Full-Time Instructional Faculty528
Part-Time Instructional Faculty188
Average Faculty Salary$48,857
Percent Full-Time Tenured Faculty69%
Percent Full-Time Female Faculty33%
TUITION & FEES 1995-96In-State$4,014
Out-of-State$8,294
ROOM & BOARD (per year) $4,680
SCHOLARSHIPS & GRANTS 1995-96Students Receiving Aid59% of undergraduate
Range of Annual Awards$250-12,870
Total$8,864,692
LOANS 1995-96Students Receiving Aid43% of undergraduate
Range of Annual Awards$300-8,500
Total$19,800,000
TOTAL OPERATING BUDGET 1995-96(Does not include Sponsored Programs) $131,591,869
 
 

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