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 Northeastern University is a private (not-for-profit) school and both are four-years schools.
  • Northeastern University has more expensive tuition & fees ($57,592) than JMU ($29,564).
  • It is harder to admit to Northeastern University than JMU.
  • Northeastern University has a higher submitted SAT score (1,225) than JMU (1,225).
  • Northeastern University has higher submitted ACT score (27) than JMU (27).
  • Northeastern University has more students with 22,905 students while JMU has 21,594 students.
  • Northeastern University has more full-time faculties with 1,399 faculties while JMU has 1,060 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - James Madison University and Northeastern University.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
JMUNortheastern University
JMUvs.Northeastern University
Harrisonburg, VirginiaLocationBoston, Massachusetts
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 (very high research activity)
In-State$12,638
Out-Of-State$29,564
Tuition & Fees$57,592
35% ($8,202)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)64% ($28,535)
$8,202Average Amount of Financial Aid$28,535
75.20 %Acceptance Rates27.44 %
29.43 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)20.89 %
1,225SAT Score1,490
27ACT Score34
82 %Graduation Rate90 %
-Transfer-out Rate6 %
89 %Retention Rate97 %
21,594Student Population22,905
1,060Number of Faculties1,399
17 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio14 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, On-campus daycare

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