James Madison University (JMU) is a public co-educational research university located in Harrisonburg, Virginia, United States. James Madison University is considered "More Selective" by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. Currently, James Madison University offers 115-degree programs on the bachelor's, master's, educational specialist, and doctoral levels through seven colleges and 78 academic programs.
According to "Best Values in Public Colleges" JMU is one of the top 100 for 2017. Among graduation rates and low costs, the university has landing factors. JMU’s also aims to be an impressive balance of educational, social and extracurricular activities to enrich student
’s experiences. Therefore, JMU ranked 1st in the nation in participation in short-term programs, and 2nd with 1,161 in total number of the international students.
James Madison University has over 350 clubs and organizations for students to choose from. The goal is to provide students with a unique experience that will help them to grow in community and in engagement outside of the classroom. Among several activities and energetic environment with music, giveaways, and free food, student’s lives will be full of fun and learning.
Harrisonburg is an independent city in the Shenandoah Valley region of the U.S. state of Virginia. The climate in this area is characterized by brief hot, humid summers, and generally mild to severe cool winters. In recent years, Harrisonburg has won several awards. While the creative class of Harrisonburg has grown alongside the revitalization of the downtown district, contributing to Harrisonburg's cultural capital are a collection of education and art centers, residencies, studios, and artist
-facilitated businesses, programs, and collectives. In addition to several events including annual festivals, which all are taking place at Harrisonburg downtown’s.