International Year program fees

The James Madison University degree pathway program is exceptional value because you progress directly to the second year of your degree, effectively fast-tracking your education.


Direct admission 2-semester 3-semester 4-semester2
Tuition $23,650* $23,650 $33,150 $40,650
Comprehensive student services fee $4,628 $4,628
International student and administration fee $240 $240
Orientation fee (fall only) $190 $190
Internet connection fee $192 $192
JMU student insurance* $1,268 (12 months) $1,268 (12 months)
On-campus accommodation and resident meal-plan3 $9,898 (including internet) or $9,706 (excluding internet)  $9,898 (including internet) or $9,706 (excluding internet)
Airport transfer (optional)4 $160

*Prices subject to change

2 English for Academic Purposes + 3-Semester.

3 Students living on-campus are required to participate in a meal plan. Students living off-campus can choose to buy a meal plan or not to.

4 Transfer directly to James Madison University, one-way, on initial arrival. Applicants must reserve transportation prior to arrival by completing the Flight Arrival Form.

5 Students should prepare to arrive a few days before classes start to attend a mandatory orientation. Contact the International Study Center (ISC) Admissions Manager at naadmissions@studygroup.com for details. Class schedules are tentative and subject to slight change.

* Estimate only. The University sets Direct Admission Tuition and fees in Spring for the upcoming academic year

Not included in ISC program prices:

  • Airfare to and from the USA
  • Personal expenses
  • Vacation travel
  • On-campus accommodation and food expenses when the University is officially closed
  • Regular ESL classes prior to an International Study Center program, if your language proficiency on arrival is inadequate for entry

James Madison University tuition

When you progress to a degree program, you will pay the Out-of-State James Madison University fees.