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Explanation of Sources

Data for the Statistical Summary were gathered from a variety of sources, including internal statistical reports, the Student Administration, Human Resources and Finance computing systems, reports sent by the Office of Institutional Research to state and federal government agencies, and from other JMU departments. The source(s) is listed at the end of each table. Wherever possible, tables contain the same data used for reports to the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV) and to the federal government via the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS).

Please direct any questions about the sources of data or methodology to the Office of Institutional Research. It is important for us to know that you understand this information as well as possible.