James Madison University

Facts and Figures 1998-99


 

HISTORY 1908 Established by the Virginia General Assembly as the State Normal and Industrial School for Women at Harrisonburg.                   
1914 Name changed to The State Normal School for Women at Harrisonburg.
1924 Name changed to the State Teachers College at Harrisonburg.               
1938 Name changed to Madison College in honor of the fourth   President of the United States.
1966 By action of the Virginia General Assembly, became a coeducational institution.
1977 Name changed to James Madison University.
CAMPUS SIZE 472 acres, including 31 acres at the University Farm.
ACADEMIC
DIVISIONS
College of Arts and Letters
College of Business
College of Education and Psychology
College of Science and Mathematics
College of Integrated Science and Technology
General Education
Graduate School
Continuing Education
BUILDINGS Educational & General (Academic/Administrative)

50

Auxiliary (Campus Center, Recreation, Dining, Cultural, etc.)

12

Student Housing

33

Total

95

BUILDINGS UNDER CONSTRUCTION CISAT Student Services Building
(Health Sciences Building)

$29.7 million

CISAT Residence Hall
(Chesapeake Hall)

$13.1 million

CONVOCATION
CENTER
A 7,600 seat, $10.8 million sports and entertainment arena designed for basketball, concerts, and other sports and entertainment events.
ATHLETIC
PROGRAM
More 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 1998
Undergraduate

13,225

Graduate

723

Special

466

Total Enrollment

14,414

Full-Time

13,280

Part-Time

1,134

Male

43%

Female

57%

In-State

70%

Out-of-State

30%

Minority

11%

African American

5%

Resident Population

5,394

Percent of Full-Time Undergraduates

42%

ENTERING
CLASS 1998
Number Enrolled

2,973

Mean SAT Score

1,175

DEGREES
CONFERRED 1997-98
Undergraduate

2,394

Graduate

344

FACULTY &
STAFF FALL 1998
Full-Time Faculty, Adm. & Classified Staff

1,838

Full-Time Classified Staff

998

Full-Time Instructional Faculty

617

Part-Time Instructional Faculty

240

Average Faculty Salary

$54,394

Percent Full-Time Tenured Faculty

57%

Percent Full-Time Female Faculty

36%

TUITION &
FEES 1998-99
In-State

$4,256

Out-of-State

$9,256

ROOM & BOARD
(per year)
Room and Board

$5,008

SCHOLARSHIPS &
GRANTS 1998-99
Students Receiving Aid

45% of undergraduate

Range of Annual Awards

$250-14,264

Total

$7,796,830

LOANS 1998-99 Students Receiving Aid

45% of undergraduate

Range of Annual Awards

$200-14,264

Total

$27,731,988

TOTAL OPERATING
BUDGET 1998-99
Educational & General, Auxiliary Enterprises

$181,036,157

 

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