James Madison University

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Application (Fall 2014)

Application deadline (U.S. residents) June 1
Application deadline (international students) June 1
Notification of admissions (as submitted by school) On a rolling basis beginning August 15
Same admissions standards are used for all online programs Yes
Denies enrollment to some qualified applicants No
Admits applicants living abroad Yes
SOC Member Yes
Offers DANTES course(s) for applied credit Yes

Admissions & Enrollment

Applicants 28
Accepted 24
New entrants 23
Acceptance rate 86%
Average undergraduate GPA 3.12
Entrants providing undergraduate GPA 100%
Average GMAT score 510
Entrants providing GMAT scores 70%
Average GRE score breakdown 156 verbal
158 quantitative
4.0 analytical writing
Entrants providing GRE scores 9%
Students with prior work experience 100%
Average months work experience of new entrants 108


Application essay required No
Standardized test requirement GRE or GMAT
Letters of recommendation 2
Letters of recommendation from professional contacts 2
TOEFL required for international students Yes
Minimum TOEFL score required Paper 570, internet 88

Admission Factors

Academic factors
Undergraduate institution Important
Class rank Not Considered
Undergraduate GPA Important
Undergraduate field of study Considered
Recommendation(s) Considered
Standardized test scores Very Important
Non-academic factors
Application essay Considered
Interview Considered
Work experience Important
Character/personal qualities Considered
First-generation college student Not Considered
Alumni/alumnae relations Not Considered
Geographical residence Not Considered
Applicant's interest level Not Considered

Admissions Contacts

Director of admissions Lynette Michael
Admissions phone (540) 568-6395
Admissions email grad@jmu.edu
Admissions website http://www.jmu.edu/grad/prospective/admissions.shtml

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