James Madison University is committed to serving all students through its traditional on-campus offerings and its growing set of online offerings.
Located in Harrisonburg, Virginia, JMU is top ranked among regional universities and has been honored by the Carnegie Foundation for its collaboration with the larger community, and for the mutually beneficial exchange of knowledge and resources. We have been nationally recognized for our academic studies. U.S. News & World Report has ranked JMU as the 2nd best public masters-level university in the South. Among all the public colleges in the nation, Forbes.com ranks JMU as number 22. JMU also has the highest graduation rate of 81% among both public and private colleges in the south.
Our online offerings honor the JMU tradition of excellence that has been upheld since the founding of the university in 1908.