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Virginia Military Institute Stats, Info and Facts

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1,664 students

55% admitted

  • 1,664 full time
  • N/A part time
  • 1,520 men full time
  • 144 women full time
  • 1,791 applied
  • 983 admitted
  • 500 enrolled

1,569 Undergraduates

$26,856 tuition/year

  • $26,856 out of state
  • $6,880 fees
  • $7,733 room & board
  • $1,000 books
  • (Based on stats from 2012/2013)

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At a Glance

Institution Type: Public
Campus Setting: Southeast Town, distant from an urban area
Highest Degree Offered: Bachelor's degree
Calendar: Semester
School Mascot: Kangaroo
School Colors: Red, Yellow and White
Reviews in 3 Sentences
  • Afton from Powhatan, VA
  • 0
  • vmi is a very tough, yet rewarding place to study. it is unlike any other college, you must be physically, mentally, and emotionally tough. as long as you have the…

  • Jan-24-2012 Read More
  • from Maine
  • 0
  • Regimented college offering some of the best education south of the Mason-Dixon line. Known as the West Point of the South. if you go here you know you will build…

  • May-20-2013 Read More
  • Andy from San Francisco, CA
  • 0
  • VMI is a rigorous school that's not for everyone. The demands placed on its students will leave you with very little free time and an impaired social life, but…

  • Jan-28-2014 Read More
Mission Statement

The Virginia Military Institute believes that the measure of a college lies in the quality and performance of its graduates and their contributions to society. Therefore, it is the mission of the Virginia Military Institute to produce educated and honorable men and women, prepared for the varied work of civil life, imbued with love of learning, confident in the functions and attitudes of leadership, possessing a high sense of public service, advocates of the American Democracy and free enterprise system, and ready as citizen-soldiers to defend their country in time of national peril. To accomplish this result, the Virginia Military Institute shall provide qualified young men and women an undergratuate education of the highest quality - embracing engineering, science, and the arts - conducted in, and facilitated by, the unique VMI system of military discipline.

Reviews

Student Responses to Review Topic: Am I Enjoying Being Here
  • 3
  • from Austin, TX
  • Oct-11-2011 I am a current student here

    It depends on the type of person. I feel at home here, but the first year is a bump that many find hard to get over. Its going to be a rough first year; but after you get used to the schedules, you'll come to love it.

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  • 5
  • William from Decatur, GA
  • Jun-27-2011 I am researching this school and have visited the campus

    Cannot wait. It's going to be hard, but you just have to embrace the suck.

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  • 4
  • Kimberley from Newland, NC
  • Jan-13-2010 I am a current student here

    This is a difficult time for anyone going through the Ratline, but in the end it is worth all of the hard work and sacrifice.

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