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A World of Opportunity Awaits

Image of JMU student on the beach during her study abroad program.A recent Chronicle of Higher Education survey ranked us No. 2 in the country among master's-level schools for the number of students studying abroad.

Imagine following your Shakespeare class with a quick trip to Stratford-on-Avon. Or your art history class with a visit to a Florence museum. If you come to school here, you have a fascinating opportunity to change your life.From spending a semester to becoming a leader in one of our more than 300 clubs and organizations, immersion in the world of JMU means opportunity.

At JMU, diversity is a lot more than you may imagine.

Here, diversity equals endless possibilities. It means you are accepted for who you are and for your unique talents. It says that your individuality makes this university a richer place.

Learning and growing happen everywhere. Part of what makes the Madison Experience so entirely cool.

Expand your Madison Experience Abroad

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    Getting involved changed her Madison Experience and her life. Better yet, it helped her make a difference for school students at home and abroad. Read More

  • geer-nick-main-slide-172x103.jpg Alumnus accepted into FoodCorps

    Our interdisciplinary approach to education opens doors. Nick Geer took the Arabic language skills, international affairs and food expertise honed at JMU to the FoodCorps, teaching school kids the value of healthy food. Read More

  • study-abroad-03-172x103.jpg Study Abroad

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  • urbino-students-learn-photography-172x103.jpg Coached by experience

    It was a chance to be coached by those with experience, including two Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists. JMU student journalists joined 40 students from around the world honing their writing, photojournalism and online video skills in Urbino, Italy. Read More

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