State University has been granted full recognition (accreditation) by . This
accreditation means that after a comprehensive review of all standards,
by Education Ministry's team of surveyors, James Monroe University was found
to be in full compliance. Institutional approval means that all
curriculums, programs, and courses are accredited. James Monroe
University received accreditation, March 2003.
The student may design his or
her own method to complete courses within the degree program
of his/her choice through portfolio assessment of knowledge
acquired through experience and prior learning,
independent study, academic projects, and assignments,
�testing out�, passing online exams and
JMU offers a multitude of
academic options to meet the demands of highly qualified
individuals worldwide and the needs of today's independent
unlimited transfer credits for
work completed at other institutions of higher education.
Certificate, Associate, Bachelors and Masters degree programs
must be completed within two years from the date of official
enrollment. Doctoral Degree Program must be completed within 4
years from the date of official enrollment.
Assessment is a comprehensive compilation of all of your
experience, accomplishments, awards, past education programs,
college credits earned, documentation of skills, experiences,
knowledge gained, etc. Evaluation of the student's skills/knowledge
attained must be documented.
Yes. At the time you receive your official diploma and degree,
you are provided with transcripts and all supporting
documents. Additional transcripts or requests to have transcripts
forwarded are assessed an administrative fee. Requests for additional transcripts or to
have transcripts forwarded must be made in writing to the
Registrars Office of James Monroe University.
JMU allows open enrolment you may begin and complete on any
date. Your official date of graduation will
be scheduled upon completion of all
requirements for your degree program, and final payment of
any outstanding tuition.
Where can I purchase caps,
gowns and James
Monroe University rings
and University logo items?
You may order them directly from our preferred
Caps and gowns are available from
College rings from the
Many items, such as shirts, hats,
license plate frames. bumper stickers, coffee mugs, gifts, etc
are available at the
If you have other
questions, you may request