CollegiateParent’s Resources for JMU Parents

Here’s the basic information about James Madison University at a glance. Be sure to check out the guide below for more information on how to support your JMU student!
Name:James Madison University
Address:800 South Main Street
HarrisonburgVA, 22807
Phone Number:(540) 568-6211
Website:www.jmu.edu/
Type:Academic
Awards:Less than 1 year, Bachelor's Degree, Post-baccalaureate Certificate, Master's Degree, Post-Master's Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional)
Campus Setting:City
Campus Housing:Yes
Student Population:20855
Faculty Ratio:16 to 1

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    Anna approached our car flipping her ponytail back and forth against her neck. She was skipping. She was smiling. My son was smiling, too, but not flipping his ponytail. He doesn’t have a ponytail. He also wasn’t skipping. He was sweating, big swaths of sweat.   Anna is my friend’s daughter. Recently, my husband and […]

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