48 months
24386 USD/year
24386 USD/year
7460 USD/year
Tuition fee
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James Madison University's Engineering program provides you with an engineering education built on math and science foundations.


Rich in sustainable design, systems thinking and project management, James Madison University Engineering offers opportunities for customized in-depth learning through a variety of electives and engineering projects. Created in 2008 for 21st-century engineering needs, we offer a world-class undergraduate engineering experience based on a philosophy of learning by doing. Our project-based curriculum is designed to provide a modern way to specialize. 

Our required two-year-long capstone project experience, in particular, provides a platform for customized learning in a focused area of interest - creating better learning experiences, more substantial references, and a portfolio of engineering work. After eight semesters of authentic project work, you will graduate project-ready, and prepared for the flexibility and resilience needed in our rapidly changing work world.

As a James Madison University engineer you’ll:

  • Customize your education through real Engineering projects.
  • Learn how to use saws, drill presses, lathes, sanders and more.
  • Create solutions to community needs by turning ideas into prototypes.
  • Work on year-long projects to create solutions for a client’s needs.
  • Engage with engineering professionals in industry sponsored projects.
  • Compete at national and international engineering venues.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Calculus
  • University Physics 
  • General Physics Laboratory 
  • Thermal-Fluids
  • Circuits and Instrumentation
  • Engineering Management II: Engineering Project Management
  • Engineering Design
  • Materials and Mechanics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

 15/01/2020  National Deadline 


127 SCH


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Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Successful completion of the equivalent of a US secondary education
  • Minimal 2.25 GPA (Grade Point Average) - equivalent to 77-79% or a 'C+' average
  • Diploma or certification of graduation from High School in your home country
  • Undergraduate applicants who intend to major in theater, dance, music and studio art must also submit a portfolio and/or arrange an audition.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    24386 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12193 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • National

    24386 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12193 USD per semester during 48 months.
  • In-State

    7460 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 3730 USD per semester during 48 months.

Living costs for Harrisonburg

1050 - 1715 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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