Tuition & Fees

$16,736

$39,750

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
5%
600-699
29%
500-599
50%
400-499
16%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
3%
600-699
31%
500-599
53%
400-499
13%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
1%
600-699
26%
500-599
49%
400-499
22%
300-399
2%
200-299
0
30-36
15%
24-29
41%
18-23
36%
12-17
7%
6-11
1%
Below 6
0
30-36
8%
24-29
53%
18-23
35%
12-17
4%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
11%
24-29
53%
18-23
35%
12-17
1%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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undergraduateRatios

89%

11%

male

female

1
11

teacher

students

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Selective

52%

acceptance rate

Accepted 940
Declined + 839
Total Received 1,779
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Public

1,717

undergraduate students

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School Facts

Virginia Military Institute, founded in 1839, is a public institution. Its 134-acre campus is located in Lexington, 55 miles northeast of Roanoke.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 1,717
Established in 1839
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  SACS (Southern Assn. of Colleges and Schools)

Lexington, VA

134-acre campus in Lexington (population: 7,170), 55 miles from Roanoke and 70 miles from Charlottesville. Air serves Charlottesville and Roanoke; bus serves Buena Vista (six miles); train serves Charlottesville.

Virginia Military Institute
Lexington, VA 24450

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
100%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
100%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
17%
Top 1/4
46%
Top 1/2
88%
Bottom 1/2
12%
Bottom 1/4
1%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
5%
600-699
29%
500-599
50%
400-499
16%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
3%
600-699
31%
500-599
53%
400-499
13%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
1%
600-699
26%
500-599
49%
400-499
22%
300-399
2%
200-299
0
30-36
15%
24-29
41%
18-23
36%
12-17
7%
6-11
1%
Below 6
0
30-36
8%
24-29
53%
18-23
35%
12-17
4%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
11%
24-29
53%
18-23
35%
12-17
1%
6-11
0
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee $40
Common application accepted no
Application deadline February 1
School has early decision program yes
Early decision program application deadline November 15
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required

Selective

52%

acceptance rate

Accepted 940
Declined + 839
Total Received 1,779

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Extracurricular activities
Interview
Minority affiliation
State residency
Volunteer Work

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Essay
Geographical residence
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Work Experience

Not Considered

Religious affiliation/commitment

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Admissions Contact

Colonel Vern Beitzel
Director of Admissions
P: 800 767-4207
F: 540 464-7746
admissions@vmi.edu

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $8,136
Room & board $8,666
Additional fees $8,600
Books & supplies $1,000
Total $26,402
Average Financial Aid - $16,281
Total with Avg. Aid $10,121

Financial Aid

85%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$16,281

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $1,043,615
State $889,853
Institutional $7,755,410
Other external $232,273
Total $9,921,151

Non-need-based

Federal $8,905,396
State $152,500
Institutional $859,768
Other external $106,336
Total $10,024,000

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
football
lacrosse
riflery
soccer
swimming
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball
wrestling

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Big South Conference (Division I), Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (Division I, Football I-AA), Southern Conference (Division I, Football I-AA)
Mascot
Keydets
School colors
red, white, and yellow
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Applied Mathematics
Biology
Chemistry
Civil Engineering
Computer/Information Sciences
Economics/Business
Electrical/Computer Engineering
English
History
International Studies
Mechanical Engineering
Modern Languages/Cultures
Physics
Psychology
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Undergraduate

100%

1,717
students

Female
11%
183

Male
89%
1,534

Graduate

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

%

1,717
students

Female
11%
183

Male
89%
1,534

undergraduatePart-time

Not reported

Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
6%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Hispanic/Latino
80%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

46%

Transfer applicants accepted

72%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Recommended of All
Interview Recommended of All
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Recommended of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: February 1

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Other
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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