James Madison University

Women's D1 Coach: Shelley Klaes-Bawcombe
Profile
Size
9 / 10
19,975 Undergrads / 21,836 Students
Cost
4 / 10
$16,154 Net Price
Selectivity
3 / 10
75% Admitted
  • Team Conference

    Colonial Ath. (CAA)

  • College Type

    4-year, Public

  • Campus Type

    City: Small

Student Body
Gender
  • Male
  • Female
Enrollment
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
Geography
  • In-State
  • Out-of-state
  • Foreign
  • Other
Ethnicity
  • White
  • Black
  • Asian
  • Latino
  • Foreign
  • Other
Student-to-faculty Ratio
16 to 1
Return For Sophomore Year
90%
Overall Graduation Rate
83%
Graduate On Time / in 6 Years
58% / 83%
Calendar System
Semester
Religious Affiliation
None
Housing
On campus housing is provided and is not required for incoming freshman

Other includes American Indian, Native Alaskan, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, two or more races and unknown race / ethnicity.

Team Road Trips

Most games are scheduled at schools around Florida, Maryland and Delaware. The team also travels to New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania. The team typically plays preseason games around Virginia and North Carolina. Other trips in the past include Cambridge, Massachusetts and Palo Alto, California.

Recruit Commits
2021
  
HS
Hometown
Position(s)
Adanya Moyer Our Lady of Good Counsel High School Silver Spring, MD Goal
Ryan Malfa Shore Regional High School West Long Branch , NJ Att, Mid
Hazel Gardner Downingtown East High School Exton, PA Mid
 
2020
  
HS
Hometown
Position(s)
Nicholle Marshall Smithtown Smithtown, NY Mid
Maggie Clark Bayport Blue Point Bayport, NY Mid
Carolyn Thistlewaite New Hope-Solebury New Hope, PA Mid, Def
 
2019
  
HS
Hometown
Position(s)
Alexis Kotsailidis Kings Park Fort Salonga , NY Goal
Lexie Kotsailidis Kings Park Kings Park, NY Goal
Charlotte Smith Langley Great Falls, VA Mid
Taiana Jankowski Bridgewater Raritan Bridgewater, NJ Att
Ellen Palmiere St. John's Gaithersburg, MD Mid
Taylor Marchetti C. Milton Wright Forest Hill, MD Mid
Elise Fiannaca Haddonfield Haddonfield, NJ Def
Alexis Kotsailidis Kings Park NY Goal
Isabella Peterson Hereford MD Mid
 
2018
  
HS
Hometown
Position(s)
Lillian Byrne Langley McLean, VA Def
Kat Buchanan Milton MA Goal
 
2017
  
HS
Hometown
Position(s)
Charlotte Haggerty John Carroll Bel Air, MD Mid
Katie Checkosky Robinson Fairfax, VA Mid
Jessica Goralski Moorestown Moorestown, NJ Goal
Daria Lucchesi Lawrenceville School Lansdale, PA Mid
Lexie Van Kirk Stephen Decatur Ocean City, MD Mid
Campbell Shepherdson St. Stephen's & St. Agnes Alexandria, Va., VA Def
Sarah Reilly West Chester East , PA Def
Brittany Bill Hunterdon Central Flemington, NJ Mid, Def
Mairead Durkin Albertus Magnus Stony Point, NY Mid
Ava Frantz Moorestown Moorestown, NJ Mid, Def
Emma Greenhill Huntington Huntington, NY Mid
Kacey Knobloch Moorestown Moorestown, NJ Mid
Rachel Matey Archbishop Carroll Phoenixville, PA Mid, Def
 
2016
  
HS
Hometown
Position(s)
 
2015
  
HS
Hometown
Position(s)
Unofficial list from public sources and recruit submissions.
Events By James Madison University Coaches
Sep 23 '18
Harrisonburg, VA
 
Women's 13-18
Mar 9 '19
Harrisonburg, VA
 
Women's 13-18
Jul 8-10 '19
Harrisonburg, VA
 
Women's 13-18
Oct 13 '19
Harrisonburg, VA
 
Women's 13-18
Location
800 South Main Street, Harrisonburg, VA, 22807, Harrisonburg, VA, 22807 See Directions
Team Videos
Where Grads Live
  • Washington D.C. Metro Area
  • Charlottesville Virginia Area
  • Richmond Virginia Area
  • Greater New York City Area
  • Norfolk Virginia Area
  • Baltimore Maryland Area
  • Greater Philadelphia Area
  • Greater Boston Area
  • Raleigh-Durham North Carolina Area
  • Greater Atlanta Area
  • Roanoke Virginia Area
  • Charlotte North Carolina Area
  • Greater Los Angeles Area
  • San Francisco Bay Area
  • Greater Denver Area
Where Grads Work
  • Fairfax County Public Schools
  • Booz Allen Hamilton
  • Capital One
  • Deloitte
  • Aramark
  • US Army
  • Accenture
  • IBM
  • University Program Board at James Madison University
  • Wells Fargo
  • PwC
  • Northrop Grumman Corporation
  • EY
  • University of Virginia
  • Bank of America
What Grads Do
  • Sales
  • Education
  • Operations
  • Information Technology
  • Media and Communication
  • Healthcare Services
  • Marketing
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Research
  • Arts and Design
  • Consulting
  • Program and Project Management
  • Administrative
  • Human Resources
Data from
Niche Grades
Overall
Student Life
Professors
Academics
Test Scores
SAT
Critical Reading
510 - 610
Math
540 - 620
Total
1140 - 1320
ACT
Composite
23 - 28

This range represents the middle half of incoming freshman from the 25th to 75th percentile. The writing component is now optional and no longer reported.

SAT Math
SAT Reading
ACT

This distribution represents incoming freshman test scores and GPA on 4.0 scale.

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Admissions
 
Total
Male
Female
Applicants 21,100 8,528 12,572
% Admitted 75% 68% 80%
% Admits That Enroll 29% 33% 28%
Incoming Freshman Average GPA 3.5
  • Accepted
  • Denied
  • Applied
  • Waitlisted
  • Admission Considerations
     
    Required
    Recommended Rec.
    High School GPA
    High School Rank
    High School Transcript
    College Prep Classes
    Recommendations
    Demonstrate Competencies
    Admission Test Scores
    Other Tests (Wonderlic, etc.)
    TOEFL (English proficiency)
    Admissions Office
    Majors / Programs

    Degrees offered by popularity. Type = Bachelor.

    Health Professions (19%)
    Business (17%)
    Communication & Journalism (8%)
    Social Sciences (8%)
    Parks, Recreation & Fitness Studies (6%)
    Liberal Arts & Sciences (6%)
    Visual & Performing Arts (5%)
    Biological & Biomedical Sciences (5%)
    Psychology (5%)
    Computer & Information Sciences (5%)
    Interdisciplinary Studies (4%)
    English Language & Literature (3%)
    Legal Professions (2%)
    Physical Sciences (2%)
    Public Admin. & Social Services (2%)
    History (1%)
    Foreign Languages (1%)
    Mathematics & Statistics (1%)
    Philosophy & Religious Studies (1%)
    Engineering (1%)
    Family, Consumer & Human Sciences
    Athlete Graduation Rate
    Financial
    Net Price

    Average net price = sticker price - financial aid.

    $16,154

    Average net price by income for incoming freshman receiving financial aid.

    Net price for students paying in-state tuition rate (public institutions).

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    Sticker Price

    Sticker price = estimated total cost of attendance.

     
    In-state
    Out-of-state
    On Campus
    Tuition & Fees$10,830 $26,164
    Books & Supplies$1,016 $1,016
    Cost of Living$10,112 $10,112
    Personal Expenses$4,164 $4,164
     
    Sticker Price$26,122 $40,638

    Personal expenses includes laundry, transportation, entertainment and furnishings.

    Financial Aid

    63% of full-time, incoming freshman receive financial aid.

     
    Receiving Aid %
    Avg. Aid Amount
    Type of Aid
    Grant or Scholarship28%$8,556
    Federal Grants14%$4,273
    Pell Grants14%$4,173
    Other Federal1%$1,489
    State & Local Grants8%$5,601
    Institutional Grants19%$7,020
     
    Student Loans43%$7,970
    Federal Loans41%$5,305
    Other Loans7%$16,805

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    All financials shown for full-time, incoming freshman.

     
    Total Amount
    Per Student
    Endowment
    Financial Assets $93.2 Million $4,266

    Value of endowment assets at fiscal year end.

    Debt

    Total federal debt after graduation for undergrad borrowers: $20,500.

    Total cumulative student debt by percentile.

     
    Total Principal
    Monthly Payment
    10 Year Repayment $17,591 $218

    Most student loans have a grace period before repayment begins.

    3 Year Avg. Default Rate: 2.1%

    Avg. rate for colleges with lacrosse is 5.1%.

    Total federal debt excludes private student loans and parent PLUS loans. Cumulative debt cohort includes 5,779 students.

    Salary

    Earnings 10 years after enrollment: $56,600

    Earnings of former students working by percentile.

    Earnings of former students who received federal financial aid. Figures shown are median.

    Payback

    How long until this college investment pays off: 4.12 years.

    Median debt and foregone earnings divided by median earnings. Foregone earnings assumes 4 years to graduation; at this school, 58% of students graduate on time.

    Events Attending
    Trackable Events
    All Lax College Showcase Clinic
    Jul 22-23 '19
    NJ: Tinton Falls
       
       
     
    Downstate Individual Showcase
    Jun 1 '19
    NY: Hicksville
       
       
     
    The ATL Showcase
    May 31 '19
    GA: Milton
       
       
     
    IWLCA Presidents Cup
    Nov 16-18 '18
    FL: Kissimmee
       
       
     
    IWLCA Capital Cup
    Jul 20-22 '18
    VA: Midlothian
       
       
     
    The Und1sputed Showcase Womens
    Jun 25 '18
    NY: Hicksville
       
       
     
    maybe attending; confirmed attending.
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    Campus Safety
     
    On Campus
    In Residence Halls In Res. Halls
    Criminal Offenses
    Murder - -
    Negligent Manslaughter - -
    Rape 8 7
    Fondling 3 3
    Incest - -
    Statutory Rape - -
    Robbery 1 -
    Aggravated Assault 1 -
    Burglary 16 8
    Motor Vehicle Theft 2 -
    Arson 2 1

    In Residence Halls are a subset of On Campus statistics. Murder includes non-negligent manslaughter.

    The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here. Statistics represent 3-year average data.

    Data from The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.

    Carnegie Classifications
    Category
    Classification
    Basic ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs
    Undergrad InstructionBalanced arts & sciences/professions, some graduate coexistence
    Graduate InstructionResearch Doctoral: Humanities/social sciences-dominant
    Enrollment ProfileVery high undergraduate
    Undergrad ProfileFour-year, full-time, more selective, lower transfer-in
    Size and SettingFour-year, large, primarily residential

    Carnegie classifications provide a framework for evaluating comparable schools.

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