Overview:Changing the world since 1908.
James Madison University is a public university in Harrisonburg, Virginia offering bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral programs. JMU is named for James Madison, the Father of the Constitution and fourth president of the United States.
At around 20,000 students, JMU combines the best of research-based universities and small liberal arts institutions, and professors care about students’ well-being beyond the classroom.
After graduation, students are welcomed to a prestigious network of 120,000 Dukes who are passionate about JMU and who help each other succeed. We fully embody our mission, Be the Change, living lives that impact society.