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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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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Private vs public universities

Thinking about applying to university in the USA? American universities can either be private or public institutions, like James Madison University (JMU). To decide which system is best for you, it’s important to understand more about both.

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.

We’ll get you to where you want to be – Read our latest guidance for current students, or find out more about online learning.