James Madison University

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  • 800 South Main Street
  • Harrisonburg, VA 22807
  • (540) 568-5681
  • http://www.jmu.edu
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Year Founded:
1908
Religious Affiliation:
None
College Type:
Public , Urban
Enrollment:
18905 (full time undergrad)
Tuition In State:
$10,878
Tuition Out of State:
$27,278
Division:
NCAA I-AA
Conference:
NCAA (Division I, Football I-AA), Colonial Athletic Association (Division I), Eastern College Athletic Conference (Division I, Football I-AA)
Welcome to the James Madison University Football scholarship and program details page. Here you'll receive specifics on the college and details on their Football program like who to contact about recruiting, names of ... Read More

Welcome to the James Madison University Football scholarship and program details page. Here you'll receive specifics on the college and details on their Football program like who to contact about recruiting, names of past alumni, what scholarship opportunities are available and ways to begin the recruiting process.
James Madison University Football Program Recruiting and Coaching Personnel
If you're trying to get recruited it is critical to understand who to talk to - and NCSA provides the details you need. The Offensive Coordinator of the James Madison University Football program is Shane Montgomery. Additional essential personnel are:


  • Cornerbacks Coach Matt Birkett

  • Special Teams Coordinator Grant Cain

  • Head Coach Curt Cignetti

  • Director of Operations James Ferguson

  • Co-Defensive Coordinator Bryant Haines

  • Defensive Coordinator Corey Hetherman

  • Defensive Tackles Andrew Jackson

  • Running Backs Coach Matt Merritt

  • Recruiting Coordinator Mike Shanahan

  • Safeties Coach Ryan Smith

  • Assistant to the Head Coach Andrew Stafford

  • Offensive Line Coach Damian Wroblewski



If you're interested in being a part of the James Madison University Football program these are the people you must speak to. You can choose to get in touch with them via email using the link above or call the college to get more specifics about the college and Football program before determining if it's a suitable fit for you.
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Athletics Information
Conference:
NCAA (Division I, Football I-AA), Colonial Athletic Association (Division I), Eastern College Athletic Conference (Division I, Football I-AA)
Division:
NCAA I-AA
Athletic Director:
Jeffrey T. Bourne
Football Coaching Staff
  • Matt Birkett Cornerbacks Coach
  • Grant Cain Special Teams Coordinator
  • Curt Cignetti Head Coach
  • James Ferguson Director of Operations
  • Bryant Haines Co-Defensive Coordinator
  • Corey Hetherman Defensive Coordinator
  • Andrew Jackson Defensive Tackles
  • Matt Merritt Running Backs Coach
  • Shane Montgomery Offensive Coordinator
  • Mike Shanahan Recruiting Coordinator
  • Ryan Smith Safeties Coach
  • Andrew Stafford Assistant to the Head Coach
  • Damian Wroblewski Offensive Line Coach
Sports Offered
  • Baseball
  • Field Hockey
  • Football
  • Men's Basketball
  • Men's Golf
  • Men's Rowing
  • Men's Soccer
  • Men's Tennis
  • Softball
  • Women's Basketball
  • Women's Diving
  • Women's Golf
  • Women's Lacrosse
  • Women's Rowing
  • Women's Soccer
  • Women's Swimming
  • Women's Tennis
  • Women's Track
  • Women's Volleyball
Club Sports
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Admissions Contact Info
Admissions Toll Free Phone:
N/A
Admissions Phone:
(540) 568-5681
Admissions Email:
admissions@jmu.edu
Academic Requirements
Academic Selectivity:
Selective
Religious Requirements:
No
Specific Religious Requirements:
N/A
Application Information
Application Deadline:
Yes
Application Deadline Date:
January 1
Application Final Date:
January 15
Application Priority Date:
March 1 (priority)
Notification Date:
April 1
Rolling Admissions:
No
Early Action:
Yes
Early Action Closing Date:
November 1
Early Decision:
No
Early Decision Deadline:
 
Common Application:
No
Student Body Averages
ACT
Average Freshman GPA:
2.9
Average ACT Composite:
25
Average ACT English:
0
Average ACT Math:
0
Average ACT Writing:
0
ACT 25th Percentile:
23%
ACT 75th Percentile:
28%
SAT
Average SAT 1 Combined:
1145
Average SAT 1 Math:
579
Average SAT 1 Verbal:
566
SAT 25th Percentile:
1100%
SAT 75th Percentile:
1260%
SAT 2 Requirements:
 
Majors
    Most Popular Majors:
  • Psychology, Health Sciences, Marketing
    Pre-Professional Programs:
  • Pre-Law, Pre-Medicine, Pre-Pharmacy, Pre-Dentistry, Pre-Theology, Pre-Optometry
    Other Pre-Professional Programs:
  • Physical Therapy, Occupational Therapy, Physician Assistant
    Combined 3-2 Programs:
  •  
    Majors Offered:
  • Accounting,
  • Anthropology,
  • Athletic Training, EMT Paramedic and Treatment Professions,
  • Biology,
  • Biotechnology,
  • Business Administration, Management, and Operations,
  • Business Economics,
  • Business, Sports and Entertainment Management/Marketing, Other,
  • Chemistry,
  • Clinical Psychology,
  • Communication Disorders Sciences,
  • Communication and Media Studies,
  • Computer and Information Sciences,
  • Drama and Stagecraft,
  • Economics,
  • Education, Other,
  • Education/Teaching,
  • Educational Administration,
  • Educational Assessment,
  • Engineering,
  • English Literature,
  • Finance,
  • Fine and Studio Arts,
  • Foods and Nutrition Services,
  • Geography and Cartography,
  • Geology,
  • Health and Medical Administrative Services,
  • History,
  • Hospitality Management,
  • Information Science,
  • Interdisciplinary Studies, Other,
  • International Business,
  • International Relations and National Security Studies,
  • Legal Research,
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences,
  • Linguistic Studies,
  • Marketing,
  • Mathematics,
  • Mental and Social Health Services,
  • Music,
  • Nursing,
  • Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other,
  • Physical Education, Kinesiology and Exercise Science,
  • Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Professions,
  • Physics,
  • Political Science and Government,
  • Psychology,
  • Public Administration,
  • Research and Experimental Psychology,
  • Rhetoric and Composition/Writing,
  • Science, Technology and Society,
  • Social Work,
  • Sociology,
  • Special Education,
  • Student Counseling,
  • Systems Science and Theory,
  • Teacher Development Methods,
  • Teacher Development Specific Subjects,
Location
City/Town Situated In:
Harrisonburg, VA
Population:
45000
Major City Closest To School:
Washington, DC
Distance Of Major City:
123 Miles
Closest International Airport:
Washington, DC
Distance To International Airport:
123 Miles
Closest Other Airport:
Weyers Cave, VA
Distance To Other Airport:
15 Miles
Location Description:

712-acre campus in Harrisonburg (population: 45,000), 70 miles from both Lexington and Winchester and 123 miles from both Washington, DC and Richmond. Served by bus; major airport serves Washington, DC; smaller airport serves Weyers Cave (15 miles); train serves Staunton (25 miles). Public transportation serves campus.

Demographics
Male:
41.03%
Female:
58.97%
African American:
4.84%
Asian American:
4.67%
Caucasian:
74.41%
Hispanic:
6.15%
International:
2.75%
Other:
2.97%
Student Faculty Ratio:
16:1
Out State Freshmen:
33%
Campus Size:
712 acres
Campus Life
Freshmen In School Housing:
0%
Students Live On Campus:
37%
Students Live Off Campus:
63%
Students Live On Campus During Weekends:
72%
Housing Types:
  • Coed dorms, Sorority housing, Fraternity housing, Single-student apartments, Special housing for disabled students, Other
Fraternities & Sororities
Fraternities & Sororities:
Y
Number Of Fraternities:
15
Number Of Sororities:
9
Join Fraternities:
2%
Join Sororities:
5%
ROTC
Air Force ROTC:
Yes
Navy ROTC:
No
Army ROTC:
Yes
Financial Aid
Financial Aid Toll Free Number:
 
Financial Aid Phone:
(540) 568-7820
Financial Aid Email:
fin_aid@jmu.edu
Aid Notification Date:
April 1
Financial Aid Forms:
FAFSA
Tuition Instate:
$10,878
Tuition Out of State:
$27,278
Room & Board:
$4,998
Average Debt On Graduation:
$18,183
Scholarship Numbers
FTF = First Time Freshmen
FTU = Full Time Undergraduate
Average Non-Need Based Athletic Grant and Scholarship Amount:
FTF :$14,858
FTU : $14,938
Number of Students Who Received Non-Need Based Athletic Grants and Scholarships:
FTF :80
FTU : 346
Average Non-Need Based Scholarship or Grant Amount:
FTF :$3,614
FTU : $3,056
Average Need-Based Loan Amount:
FTF :$3,673
FTU : $4,189
Average Need-Based-Self-Help-Award Amount:
FTF :$3,698
FTU : $4,255
Average Need-Based Scholarship or Grant Amount:
FTF :$7,029
FTU : $7,055
Average Financial Aid Package:
FTF :$8,389
FTU : $7,885
Average Percentage Of Need Met (Based on EFC):
FTF :44%
FTU : 51%

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