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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Study Hospitality Management at JMU and be Prepared for Your Future

Hospitality Management at James Madison University is ranked No.12 on its list of Best Hospitality Programs in the U.S. (2020). Find out more about JMU's excellent reputation, and hear from fellow international students about their experience with us.

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Career support at JMU

Whatever your goals for the future, you will be supported to reach them at JMU. Dedicated careers support starts at the International Study Center and continues throughout your degree, meaning you are confident in taking your next step once you graduate. Find out more about the ways we can help.

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Seven benefits of living on campus

You have a few different options when it comes to choosing where to live while you study at university. You can stay with your parents or family in the area, rent on your own apartment nearby, or live on campus. There are many reasons to live on campus, is it worth it? Let’s look at what other students have gained from the experience.

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