The ultimate American undergraduate experience


International Students at James Madison University receive an unforgettable American ‭education.

The University offers first-class teaching, high quality academic programs and a welcoming university community.

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Choose to join the International Study Center or enrol directly at the University. Our staff will help you settle in and gain all the skills and knowledge you need for your new university life in the USA.

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How to prepare for college: 5 top tips

Getting ready for college marks the start of an exciting new adventure. It’s not only the beginning of the next step in your learning and career journey, but also the start of some incredible new memories, friendships and experiences.

Part 2 of a Q&A with Thomas Lavenir

In part 2 of our interview with Thomas Lavenir, Assistant Director for the Center for Multicultural/International Student Services at James Madison University, we asked about the various services available to international students.

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Part 1 of a Q&A with Thomas Lavenir

Thomas Lavenir works at the Center for Multicultural/International Student Services at James Madison University. We spoke with him about the support for international students and the JMU student experience in part 1 of this interview.

Questions about coronavirus

If you are due to begin your studies with us soon and have an urgent enquiry regarding the coronavirus outbreak, please refer to these Frequently Asked Questions.