• AVG. GMAT SCORE
    543
  • Enrollment
    87
Contact Information
421 Bluestone Drive
MSC 0206
Harrisonburg, Virginia 22807, United States
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The College of Business at James Madison University is committed to preparing students to be active and engaged citizens who are exceptionally well qualified leaders in a globally competitive marketplace. All undergraduate and graduate programs are fully accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. Instruction emulates the business environment by integrating functional areas such as Accounting, Marketing, Finance and Operations. We embrace entrepreneurship and innovation and our faculty use research and expertise in their fields to enhance classroom learning.

Quick Stats

  • Yield
    65%
  • Selectivity
    92%

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About James Madison University

Admissions: Can I get in?

Post-Grad Work Experience
  • Average 93
  • Median 72
  • Middle 80%
Admissions Selectivity
92% College of Business 72% Average Across All Schools

543 Average GMAT Score
  • Applied
  • Accepted
Average Score
65% 520
68% 543
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Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
100% 37
92% 92
65% 65.0
Female
30% 30
International
9% 9
Wait-listed
100% 0
Importance of Application Elements
  • GMAT Scores Very Important
  • GPA / Undergrad Transcripts Very Important
  • Recommendations Important
  • Resume / Work Experience Important
  • Application Essay Considered
  • Interviews Considered
Pre-MBA Careers
Other
22% 22
Finance / Accounting
18% 18
Human Resources
14% 14
General Management
14% 14
Management
14% 14
Operations
9% 9
Marketing / Sales
9% 9
Consulting
0% 0
Government
45% 45
Consumer Products
18% 18
Consulting
9% 9
Financial Services
9% 9
Manufacturing
9% 9
Pharma / Health Care
5% 5
Non-Profit
5% 5
Petroleum / Energy
0% 0
Media / Entertainment
0% 0
Real Estate
0% 0
Technology
0% 0
Other
0% 0
GMAT Scores
  • All Applicants
  • Accepted
770 to 800
0% 0
0% 0
740 to 769
0% 0
0% 0
710 to 739
0% 0
0% 0
680 to 709
0% 0
0% 0
650 to 679
7% 7
8% 8
620 to 649
0% 0
0% 0
590 to 619
7% 7
8% 8
560 to 589
13% 13
17% 17
530 to 559
33% 33
42% 42
500 to 529
7% 7
8% 8
Under 500
33% 33
17% 17
English Language Requirements
570 Minimum TOEFL Score
English Proficiency Required: Yes
Minimum English Proficiency Score: Yes
Accepted Tests
  • TOEFL Internet Based Test
  • TOEFL Paper-based Test

Tuition: Can I afford it?

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
Annual Program Cost
  • Price/Credit $415
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
Annual Program Cost
  • Price/Credit $415
0 Full Tuition Scholarships
56% of Students Receive Aid
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Academics: What will I learn?

Faculty
  • All Teachers
  • Tenured
Total Number of Teachers
7% 20
6% 17
Students in Core Classes
23 College of Business 33 Average Across All Schools

Top 3 Teaching Methods
Distance learning
35% 35
Case study
20% 20
Lectures
20% 20
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Concentrations and Specializations
  • Leadership
Top Areas of Study
  • General Management
  • Leadership
Requirements for Graduation
  • Students must have attended a minimum number of classes
  • Students must have earned a pre-determined GPA/Letter grade average
  • Cultural Awareness Experience/International Trip
Program Logistics
  • Credits required for graduation 48
  • Average # of months to complete program 21
  • Six-Year completion rate 100%
  • Max time allowed to complete 72
  • Separate Full-Time MBA No
  • Distance learning Yes
Time Classes Offered
  • Evenings
Semester Classes Offered
  • Fall, Spring
Technology Improvements
  • Capital Markets lab with 12 Bloomberg terminals; 24 seat CIS lab with internal network and local server for virtualization; Classroom computers upgraded (21 classrooms); COB general lab computers upgraded.

Students: Who are my classmates?

No Part-time students have a campus area
Ethnicity of Students
White
95% 95
Asian American
5% 5
Multiethnic
0% 0
Activities
Professional Clubs
Networking Clubs

Alumni: How strong is my network?

1,768 Living MBA Alumni
9% Participating in gift donations No Individual alumni gift in excess of $10 Million in the last 12 months

Employer data includes graduates and current students.