No. 41

No. 41

James Madison University
Harrisonburg, Va.

2009 Rank: 44
Annual Cost: $7,244
Full-time Enrollment: 2,631
Average Class Size: 44
Students with Internships: 61.4%
Time Spent on Class Work: 15.8 hours per week

Job Placement: 70%
Median Starting Salary: $51,000
Top Industries: Accounting, Consumer Products/Retail, Financial Services
Top Employers: Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu, KPMG, Freddie Mac

Students say: "To become a student in JMU's College of Business, we must pass a 12-credit course that covers the four major business disciplines and [requires us to] create a business plan from scratch. [It] helps us decide if business is what we want to do."

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