JMU lands in the top 75 ranking for public national universities

JMU News

by Ginny Cramer


Harrisonburg, Virginia — James Madison University is again recognized for the high-quality education provided to students by innovative, world-class faculty and staff. 

Landing at 72 for public national universities by the U.S. News & World Report is exceptional as JMU recently announced its rise to an R2 Doctoral University. The university is being recognized in the top tier of academic institutions in the country.

Additional notable rankings by U.S. News & World Report are:

  • National Universities #151
  • Top Public Schools – National Universities #72
  • Undergraduate Teaching – National Universities #41
  • Best Undergraduate Business #108
  • Best Undergraduate Engineering – No Doctorate #18
  • Best Undergraduate Nursing #93 

Additional profile information and other notable rankings can be found here.


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Published: Monday, September 12, 2022

Last Updated: Thursday, January 4, 2024

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