James Madison University Acceptance Rate, Average GPA, SAT and ACT Scores

James Madison University, as one of the top colleges ranked by major educational institutions, has impressed us by its high selectivity and student friendly application process during admissions. The following tables detail 2018 class profile, including total applications received, average high school GPA, SAT scores/ACT scores, and acceptance rates of James Madison University. To learn more about GPA, SAT and ACT scores information, please follow the links below. If you want to find even more about James Madison University, such as tuition fees and scholarships, you can click the link after tables to visit the school’s official website.

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Admissions Stats

Fall 2022 Selectivity

Selectivity more selective
Fall 2022 acceptance rate 60%
Early decision acceptance rate N/A
Early action acceptance rate N/A
Acceptance rate (excluding early action and early decision students) 60%

Fall 2022 Applications, Acceptances & Enrollments

Applicants 22,221
Female applicants 13,074
Male applicants 9,147
Applicants accepted 13,307
Female applicants accepted 8,303
Male applicants accepted 5,004
Freshman enrollment 4,001
Female freshman enrollment 2,484
Male freshman enrollment 1,517
Early decision applicants N/A
Early decision applicants accepted N/A
Early decision applicants enrolled N/A
Early action applicants N/A
Early action applicants accepted N/A
Early action applicants enrolled N/A
Total enrolled incoming freshmen who were accepted under early acceptance or early action N/A

Fall 2022 Wait List

School has a wait list Yes
Applicants placed on wait list 2,000
Students accepting place on wait list 1,200
Students accepted from wait list 450

Fall 2022 High School GPA

Freshman students submitting high school GPA N/A
Average high school GPA 3.8
High school GPA 25th-75th percentile range 3.6-4

Fall 2022 Freshman SAT Scores

Freshman students submitting SAT scores 96%
SAT Critical Reading average score 568
SAT Critical Reading 25th-75th percentile range 540-640
SAT Math average score 578
SAT Math 25th-75th percentile range: 550-650
SAT Math score breakdown N/A
SAT Writing average score N/A
SAT Writing 25th-75th percentile range 540-640
SAT Essay 25th-75th percentile range N/A

Fall 2022 Freshman ACT Scores

Freshman students submitting ACT scores 33%
Average ACT Composite score 25
ACT Composite 25th-75th percentile range 23-27
ACT English 25th-75th percentile range N/A
ACT English score breakdown N/A
ACT Math 25th-75th percentile range N/A
ACT Math score breakdown N/A