Virginia Military Institute

Lexington, VA, USA
3.29 Average Rating

Founded in 1839 and nestled in the Shenandoah Valley, Virginia Military Institute is the oldest state-supported military college in the United States. VMI confers bachelor’s degrees in 14 academic majors within departments of Science, Liberal Arts, Engineering, and Social Sciences. All students at VMI earn the rank of Cadets and are required to live in barracks which are subject to daily inspection. In addition, all first year students are introduced to the challenges of military life through a tradition known as the “Rat Line” featuring several workouts per day.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Public
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting Town
In State Students
59%
Out of State Students
40%
0
100
51%
Acceptance Rate
Average ACT Composite: 24
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 1139
0
1600

Key Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Early Decision Acceptance is binding so student must attend college if accepted. November 15, 2018 February 15, 2019
Fall Regular Decision February 1, 2019 May 1, 2019
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Bachelor's
Total Number of Students
1,722
Total Number of Undergrads
1,722
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Summer Sessions
Learning Options
  • ROTC Army
  • ROTC Air Force
  • Study Abroad
  • Honors Program
0
100
54%
Graduate in 4 Years National: 28%
0
100
71%
Graduate in 6 Years National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
11:1
National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$17,687
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$18,862
Out-of-State Tuition
$45,706
0
100
85%
Need Met
Students Receiving Financial Aid
62%
Average Aid Per Year
$4,210
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
88%
12%
Student Organizations
16
Size of Town
Town: Distant
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
Washington
Richmond
Norfolk
Roanoke
New York
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$63,200
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What Students Are Saying

3.29 Average Rating
What an amazing institute! VMI is not for the faint of heart and spirit. Beautiful campus, awesome faculty and stunning parades!
Nicole from Onalaska, TX