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James Madison University

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Your Combined ACT:
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SAT Math + Verbal:
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Your Chances at JMU
(on ACT score alone)
Your Chances at JMU
(on SAT score alone)
Men
Women
# Applicants
9,307
13,341
# Admitted
5,388
9,004
% Admitted
57.9%
67.5%
% Overall
63.5%

Students who got into JMU:

Tips mention: Interview (0), ACT/SAT (35), Grades (44), Sports/Extracurriculars (25), College Essay (15)
I had a 4May 27 2014Sociology
I had a 4.0 GPA, 1200 SATs and plenty of extracurriculars. I took a total of 10 AP classes in high school. Plenty of people didn't do all that though.
SAT: 1200 Female
GPA is the most important part (and a largeJan 21 2014PreMed and Medical
GPA is the most important part (and a large factor as to whether you will get a scholarship) , but jmu definitely looks at the whole package. Try to get as involved as you can is HS.
Female
I appliedDec 16 2013Art & Design Department
I applied. Easy as that, got in without any issue, they didn't even really require an essay. People with MUCH worse HS grades than mine got in with little issue as well.
ACT: 27 SAT: 1200 Female
It's getting really difficult and competitive to get inDec 16 2013Undecided
It's getting really difficult and competitive to get in so make sure you spend a good amount of time on the application and if you don't get in directly the first time, write letters to the directors of admission telling them what you have improved on and different skills you have accumulated over the semester. That's what got me in in the end! :)
ACT: 21 SAT: 1700 Female
I worked very hard in high school and achievedNov 27 2013Finance
I worked very hard in high school and achieved a good GPA. I also was very involved in high school through sports, student government, and other clubs.
SAT: 1910 Male
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