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Freshman Applications for Fall 2021

JMU is still accepting applications for competitive students for the incoming freshman class of Fall 2021. Students that are still interested in applying should email their regional admissions counselor and attach an unofficial copy of their high school transcript to be reviewed. The regional admissions counselor will review the unofficial transcript and let the students know if they can still be considered for admission for Fall 2021 and how to submit their application. To find your regional admissions counselor please click here.

Completing your application is easy!

STEP 1: Submit your online application ($70 application fee)

STEP 2: Send in an official high school transcript with senior year course schedule

  • Your transcript must include:
    • Any Dual Enrollment or online classes you are taking 
    • Second semester senior year courses (if different from the first semester)
  • For transcripts to be considered official, they must be sent through a secure provider such as Naviance/Parchment, e-Scrip Safe, etc. or your school can send documents through US Postal mail. If sending by mail, please use the following address:

James Madison University
Office of Admissions – MSC 0101
100 E Grace Street
Harrisonburg, VA 22807

Applied using the Coalition? Your official transcript may be submitted through the Coalition application. You must attach the transcript to your application before we can retrieve it. 

Any transcripts sent as an email attachment or fax are considered unofficial and will not be reviewed.

After applying, please check your email regularly. We'll send you additional information for creating your JMU e-ID which you will use to Check your Application Status and your admission decision when it is posted.

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