The next list compares two colleges briefly in important perspectives. You can compare two colleges with comprehensive information on the full comparison page.
  • Both are four-years, public schools.
  • UD has more expensive tuition & fees ($36,880) than JMU ($29,564).
  • It is harder to admit to UD than JMU.
  • UD has a higher submitted SAT score (1,225) than JMU (1,225).
  • UD has higher submitted ACT score (27) than JMU (27).
  • UD has more students with 23,613 students while JMU has 21,594 students.
  • UD has more full-time faculties with 1,263 faculties while JMU has 1,060 full-time faculties.
The following table compares the two rival schools - James Madison University and University of Delaware.
Which school is more in your mind and would you like to go to?
JMUUD
JMUvs.UD
Harrisonburg, VirginiaLocationNewark, Delaware
four-years, publicSchool Typefour-years, public
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
In-State$15,020
Out-Of-State$36,880
35% ($8,202)% Receiving Financial Aid (Avg. amount)64% ($11,188)
$8,202Average Amount of Financial Aid$11,188
75.20 %Acceptance Rates62.89 %
29.43 %Yield (Enrollment Rates)26.72 %
1,225SAT Score1,248
27ACT Score29
82 %Graduation Rate82 %
-Transfer-out Rate-
89 %Retention Rate90 %
21,594Student Population23,613
1,060Number of Faculties1,263
17 to 1Student to Faculty Ratio15 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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