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James Madison University International Study Center

JMU's relationship with Study Group creates a friendly environment at the ISC, where international students improve their English language and study skills, enjoy an all-American campus experience, and prepare for entry to year two of a bachelor's degree.

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The very best of American education and college life

James Madison University (JMU) is an exciting destination for international students. Here, the ideals of American education – first-class teaching and a rich campus life with a strong sense of community – come together to offer an incredible experience. A relatively large university with around 20,000 students, JMU still manages to offer a safe and welcoming environment with a family feel and a strong culture of community and civic engagement. Surrounded by the beautiful mountains of Virginia's Shenandoah Valley, the University is just two hours from the capital of the United States, Washington, D.C.

Studying the International Year One at the JMU International Study Centre (ISC) gives students the best of both worlds: the full JMU/all-American campus experience and the care of a supportive community that helps them adapt and thrive in preparation for entry to year two of a bachelor's degree.

“The U.S. is one of the most developed countries. I want to learn here so I can go back to my country and they will respect me. Egypt is in an economic crisis and looking for businessmen that can help the economy and community. The all-American experience at a great business college can help me achieve what I am looking for.”

Seif from Egypt
Studying International Business, Investment Banking

International Study Centre programmes:
International Year One

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