How to Apply

To apply to JMU’s Adult Degree Program, you must be 22 years or older, have a minimum of 30 transferrable college credits, and have maintained a 2.0 or higher GPA.The deadlines for applications are:

  • Spring 1: December 1 (Begins January)
  • Spring 2: February 15 (Begins mid-March)
  • Summer: April 1  (Begins mid-May)
  • Fall 1: August 1 (Begins late-August)

Applications received after the deadline will be processed for the next admissions term. Unfortunately, we cannot make exceptions to this rule.

For applicants returning to JMU

If you were previously a student at JMU, check out our Return to Madison information for returning students.

For applicants new to JMU

ADP cannot accept applications via the standard JMU Admissions process. Instead, complete the form below. We will contact you and help determine your elegibility to apply for ADP. Once you have been determined as eligible to apply, we will send you a link to the online application.

You will then complete the online application and pay the non-refundable application fee of $75.

Once your application is received by the Admissions office, they will conduct a residency verification. After the verification is complete, admissions will send your application to the ADP office and ADP will send a confirmation email welcoming you into the program, along with a Tuition Deposit Invoice for $250. This amount is deducted from the total tuition for your first term but is non-refundable after the first day of classes.

Address

Additional Information

You are also welcome to reach out to us directly at:

Kila Posey
Enrollment Advisor
Adult Degree Program
poseykx@jmu.edu
(540) 705-1353

Submitting Transcripts

To apply, you will need to send your transcript(s) to:

JMU Adult Degree Program
127 West Bruce Street, MSC 6906 
Harrisonburg, Virginia 22801

After we receive all of your transcript(s), the ADP staff will forward them to the JMU registrar’s office, and once they receive a transfer credit report, you will be contacted about how your transfer credits fit into the ADP Framework. 

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