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 1-semester 2-semester 3-semester 4-semester2
Tuition $24,875* $12,438 $24,875 $34,375 $42, 125
Comprehensive student services fee $4,956 $4,956
International student and administration fee $240 $240
Orientation fee (fall only) $190 $190
Internet connection fee $240 $240
JMU student insurance* $1,266 (12 months) $1,266 (12 months)
On-campus accommodation and resident meal-plan3 $10,500 $10,500
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 Fall 2020for 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 continue your degree studies outside of the International Study Center, you will pay the Out-of-State James Madison University fees.

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