The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • JMU is a public and Drexel University is a private (not-for-profit) school and both are four-years schools.
  • Drexel University has more expensive tuition & fees ($57,136) than JMU ($29,564).
  • It is harder to admit to JMU than Drexel University.
  • Drexel University has a higher submitted SAT score (1,200) than JMU (1,200).
  • Drexel University has higher submitted ACT score (26) than JMU (26).
  • Drexel University has more students with 23,589 students while JMU has 21,594 students.
  • Drexel University has more full-time faculties with 1,224 faculties while JMU has 1,060 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - James Madison University and Drexel University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
JMUDrexel University
JMUvs.Drexel University
Harrisonburg, VirginiaLocationPhiladelphia, Pennsylvania
four-years, publicSchool Typefour-years, private (not-for-profit)
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practiceHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice
Master's College and University (larger programs)Carnegie ClassificationResearch University (high research activity)
In-State$12,638
Out-Of-State$29,564
Tuition & Fees$57,136
35% ($8,202)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)90% ($25,373)
$8,202Average Amount of Financial Aid$25,373
75.20 %Acceptance Rates79.04 %
29.43 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)14.56 %
1,200SAT Score1,280
26ACT Score28
82 %Graduation Rate71 %
-Transfer-out Rate-
89 %Retention Rate88 %
21,594Student Population23,589
1,060Number of Faculties1,224
17 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio11 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Weekend/Evening College, Teacher Certification
Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement servicesOn Campus Student ServicesRemedial Service, Academic/career counseling service, Employment services, Placement services

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