James Madison University
Office of Institutional Research

 


JAMES MADISON UNIVERSITY
1999-00 Facts and Figures

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)      51
Auxiliary (Campus Center, Recreation, Dining, Cultural, etc) 12
Student Housing  32
Total 95
BUILDINGS UNDER CONSTRUCTION CISAT Academic Building (Health Sciences Building)
Leeolou Alumni Center
$30.6 million
$3.0 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 1999
Undergraduate
Graduate
Special
Total Enrollment
Full-Time
Part-Time
Male
Female
In-State
Out-of-State
Minority
African American
Resident Population
Percent of Full-Time Undergraduates
13,668
680
466
14,814
13,706
1,108
42%
58%
71%
29%
11%
5%
5,674
43%
ENTERING CLASS
1999
Number Enrolled
Mean SAT Score
3,039
1,170
DEGREES CONFERRED
1998-99
Undergraduate
Graduate
2,565
341
FACULTY & STAFF
FALL 1999
Full-Time Faculty, Adm. & Classified Staff
Full-Time Classified Staff
Full-Time Instructional Faculty
Part-time Instructional Faculty
Average Faculty Salary
Percent Full-Time Tenured Faculty
Percent Full-Time Female Faculty
1,925
1,033
640
220
$56,859
55%
37%
TUITION & FEES
1999-00
In-State
Out-of-State
$3,926
$9,532
ROOM & BOARD
(per year)
Room and Board

$5,182

 

SCHOLARSHIPS & GRANTS
1999-00
Students Receiving Aid
Range of Annual Awards
Total
36% of undergraduate
$250-9,000
$9,118,288
LOANS 1999-00 Students Receiving Aid
Range of Annual Awards
Total

55% of undergraduate
$200-14,264
$27,616,277

 

TOTAL OPERATING BUDGET 1999-00 Educational & General, Auxiliary Enterprises $193,723,094

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