Graduate Programs Overview

James Madison University is a Public, 4 or more years school located in Harrisonburg, Virginia. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2020-2021 the graduate school tuition & fees are $11,976 for Virginia residents and $29,544 for other students in average.

It offers fifty-four graduate programs: 28 Master's, 15 Doctorate, 9 Post-Bachelor's, 2 Post-Master's programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning. 792 students have been conferred Master's degree and 40 students have received Doctorate degree last year.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameJames Madison University
TypePublic, 4 or more years
Address800 South Main Street, Harrisonburg, VA
Graduate School Students1,867 students
578 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2020-2021)In-State$11,976
Out-of-State$29,544
Student to Faculty17:1 (5.88%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 54 Graduate Programs
28 Master's, 2 Doctorate, 11 Post graduate certificates

2021 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2020-2021 graduate tuition & fees at James Madison University with tuition changes over the last 5 years. Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. For Virginia residents, the tuition & fees are $11,976 and $29,544 for non-Virginia residents. The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $452 for Virginia residents and $1,184 for out-of-state students.
2021 COATuition Trends
2021 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
In-StateOut-of-State
Tuition$10,848$27,888
Fees$1,128$1,656
Cost per Credit$452$1,184
Books & Supplies$1,082
Room & Board$11,348 (On-Campus) / $11,348 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$4,020 (On-Campus) / $4,020 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$28,426$45,994
Off-Campus Total$28,426$45,994
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2017-2021)
2016-20172017-20182018-20192019-20202020-2021
In-State$10,752$11,352$11,640$11,976$11,976
Out-of-State$28,296$30,072$29,486$29,544$29,544

Graduate Programs By Area of Study

James Madison University offers Masters, Doctorate, Post-Bachelor's Certificate, Post-Master's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 149 major areas - 27 Master's (1 online programs), 11 Doctorate , 8 Post-Bachelor'(5 online programs), 1 Post-Master'. The following table summarizes the total number of completers by degree and gender.
Total Number of Conferred Graduate Degree
Master'sDoctorate Post-Bachelor'sPost-Master's
Total792402323
Men2091354
Women583271819
Below, you can check major programs and concentration for each area of study with offered degrees and completers. ONLINE denotes the program offered by distance learning (online degree). You may want to see all graduate schools offering a major program by following the link on the title of the program.
Computer And Information Sciences
Education
Human Services
Communication and Journalism
Computer And Information Sciences
Education
English Language And Literature
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
Psychology
Human Services
Social Sciences
Visual And Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
History
Education
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Psychology
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Psychology
Visual And Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Computer And Information Sciences
Education
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting
Human Services
Communication and Journalism
Computer And Information Sciences
Education
English Language And Literature
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
Psychology
Human Services
Social Sciences
Visual And Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Business
History
Education
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies
Psychology
Visual And Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Psychology
Visual And Performing Arts
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Education

Graduate Student Population

Total 21,594 students enrolled in James Madison University including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 1,867 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 526 male and 1,341 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 1,094 full-time and 773 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 578 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 685 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Total1,867
Men Students526
Women Students1,341
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Total1,867
Full-time Students1,094
Part-time Students773
By race/ethnicity 1,431 White, 103 Black, and 68 Asian students are attending at James Madison University. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
Total1,867
American Indian /
Native American
1
Asian68
Black103
Hispanic82
Native Hawaiian /
Other Pacific Islander
2
White1,431
Two or more races49
Un-Known71
Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially those who want to continue education and work in the field. At James Madison University, 578 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 685 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment1,867
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses578
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses685
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses604
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses578
Virginia Resident444
Other State In U.S.123
Outside of U.S.11



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