Virginia Military Institute

Lexington, VA

Virginia Military Institute

Lexington, VA

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Tuition & Fees

$18,862

$45,706

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
8%
600-699
50%
500-599
39%
400-499
4%
700-800
10%
600-699
49%
500-599
38%
400-499
4%
30-36
15%
24-29
62%
18-23
23%
12-17
1%
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undergraduateRatios

87%

male

13%

female

10

students

1

faculty

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Selective

51%

acceptance rate

Accepted 907
Declined 861
Total Received 1,768
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Public

1,685

undergraduate students

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Location

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.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 1,685
Established in 1839
Coeducational Coeducational

134-acre campus in Lexington (population: 7,136), 55 miles from Roanoke and 70 miles from Charlottesville. Air serves Charlottesville and Roanoke; bus serves Buena Vista (six miles); train serves Charlottesville.

  • Campus Setting: Small town
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Roanoke-Blacksburg Regional

Virginia Military Institute
None
Lexington, VA
24450

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
100%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through senior year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing

Top Organizations

  • Newman Club
  • Officers Christian Fellowship
  • strength and fitness organizations
  • Promaji
  • Pre-Law Society

Top Events

  • New Market Day
  • Parents' Weekend
  • Founder's Day
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Student patrols

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
19%
Top 1/4
44%
Top 1/2
81%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
8%
600-699
50%
500-599
39%
400-499
4%
700-800
10%
600-699
49%
500-599
38%
400-499
4%
30-36
15%
24-29
62%
18-23
23%
12-17
1%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $40
Application deadline February 1
Has early decision program yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.71

Selective

51%

acceptance rate

Accepted 907
Declined 861
Total Received 1,768

Admissions Factors

Very Important

character/personal qualities
academic GPA
class rank
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

Important

extracurricular activities
interview
racial/ethnic status
state residency
volunteer work

Considered

alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
application essay
geographical residence
recommendation(s)
talent/ability
work experience

Not Considered

first generation
religious affiliation/commitment

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 6
Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language no

Financial Aid

94%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$2,181

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $9,284
Room & board $9,482
Additional fees $9,578
Books & supplies $1,000
Other fees $1,500
Total $30,844
Average Financial Aid - $2,181
Total with Avg. Aid $28,663

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Not Reported

Non-need-based

Not Reported

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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Football
Lacrosse
Riflery
Soccer
Swimming and diving
Track and field
Water polo
Wrestling

Club Sports - Men's

basketball, equestrian sports, golf, ice hockey, martial arts, racquetball, riflery, rugby, soccer, ultimate Frisbee, water polo, wrestling

Club Sports - Women's

basketball, equestrian sports, field hockey, golf, martial arts, racquetball, riflery, rugby, soccer, ultimate Frisbee, wrestling

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Divison I

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Chemistry, General
Civil Engineering, General
Computer Science
Economics, General
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
English Language and Literature, General
History, General
International Relations and Affairs
Mathematics, General
Mechanical Engineering
Modern Languages
Physics, General
Psychology, General
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Programs Offered

  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Honors college
  • Internships
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Army ROTC
  • Navy ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

1,685

total students

63.2%

in-state

36.8%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

1,685
students

Female
13%
218

Male
87%
1,467

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

100%

1,685
students

Female
13%
218

Male
87%
1,467

Not reported

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 89%
Student 4 year graduation rate 64%
Student 5 year graduation rate 12%
Student 6 year graduation rate 2%

Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
6%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Hispanic/Latino
76%
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

43

Transfer students enrolled

3%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment no
Summer transfer enrollment no
Accepts CLEP subject tests no
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred no

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: February 1

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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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 Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

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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