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  • JMU is a Public and Elon University is a Private (not-for-profit) school and both are 4 or more years schools.
  • Elon University has more expensive tuition & fees ($36,571) than JMU ($29,106).
  • It is harder to admit to Elon University than JMU.
  • Elon University has higher submitted SAT score (1,205) than JMU (1,205).
  • JMU has more students with 21,751 students while Elon University has 6,991 students.
  • JMU has more full-time faculties with 1,061 faculties while Elon University has 438 full-time faculties.
Next table compares the two rival schools - James Madison University and Elon University.
JMUvs.Elon University
Harrisonburg, VirginiaLocationElon, North Carolina
Public, 4 or more yearsSchool TypePrivate (not-for-profit), 4 or more years
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practiceHighest Degree OfferedDoctor's degree - professional practice
Master's College and University (larger programs)Carnegie ClassificationMaster's College and University (medium programs)
In-State$12,206
Out-Of-State$29,106
Tuition & Fees$36,571
35 (0.18%)Number Receiving Financial Aid56 (0.90%)
$6,998Average Amount of Financial Aid$14,442
75.20 %Acceptance Rates66.53 %
29.43 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)24.57 %
1,205SAT Score1,240
-ACT Score80
84 %Graduation Rate83 %
-Transfer-out Rate-
90 %Retention Rate90 %
21,751Student Population6,991
1,061Number of Faculties438
16 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio12 to 1
Distance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, Teacher CertificationSpecial Learning OpportunitiesDistance Learning (Online Classes), ROTC, Study Abroad, 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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