General Information About Virginia Military Institute
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, 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 to qualified young men and women undergraduate education of highest quality – embracing engineering, science, and the arts – conducted in and facilitated by the unique VMI system of military discipline.
Institutional statistical data was gathered from the U.S. Department of Education - Institute of Education Sciences, National Center for Education Statistics, 2009-2010.
- 4-year, Public
Special Learning Opportunities
- ROTC (Army, Navy, Air Force)
- Teacher certification
- Study abroad
- Academic/career counseling service
- Employment services for students
- Placement services for completers
- Dual credit
- The acceptance of credits for work experience or military experience are subject to review by the school and cannot be guaranteed.Advanced placement (AP) credits
- Not applicable
- Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
- Bachelor's degree
- Rural: Distant
Disability Services Student
- 3% or Less
Admission Total Applicants 1,725 Percent Admitted 54% Men Admitted 54% Women Admitted 59% Full Time Retention Rate 84%
Submitted ACT & SAT Scores
25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score Critical Reading 510 620 Math 530 620 Writing 480 590
25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score Composite 21 26 English 20 26 Math 20 27
Student Demographics Total Enrolled 1,539 Native American 5.0 Asian 80.0 African American 87.0 Hispanic 67.0 Enrolled FullTime Undergraduates 1,569 Enrolled FullTime Graduates 0