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
6%
600-699
46%
500-599
45%
400-499
2%
300-399
1%
700-800
7%
600-699
37%
500-599
51%
400-499
5%
30-36
17%
24-29
45%
18-23
36%
12-17
2%
30-36
7%
24-29
62%
18-23
28%
12-17
3%
30-36
12%
24-29
60%
18-23
27%
12-17
1%
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undergraduateRatios

88%

male

12%

female

1

teacher

11

students

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Selective

53%

acceptance rate

Accepted 913
Declined + 805
Total Received 1,718
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Public

1,722

undergraduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Social Sciences
  2. Engineering
  3. History
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Codes

SAT 5858
ACT 4418

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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.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 1,722
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: 7,262), 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

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
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
15%
Top 1/4
45%
Top 1/2
81%
Bottom 1/2
19%
Bottom 1/4
3%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
6%
600-699
46%
500-599
45%
400-499
2%
300-399
1%
700-800
7%
600-699
37%
500-599
51%
400-499
5%
30-36
17%
24-29
45%
18-23
36%
12-17
2%
30-36
7%
24-29
62%
18-23
28%
12-17
3%
30-36
12%
24-29
60%
18-23
27%
12-17
1%

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

53%

acceptance rate

Accepted 913
Declined + 805
Total Received 1,718

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

Financial Aid

85%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$24,778

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $9,284
Room $2,840
Board $6,642
Additional fees $9,578
Books & supplies $1,000
Total $29,344
Average Financial Aid - $24,778
Total with Avg. Aid $4,566

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $1,025,001
State $1,016,240
Institutional $5,968,200
Other external $366,498
Total $8,375,939

Non-need-based

Federal $11,913,511
State $44,589
Institutional $2,551,719
Other external
Total $14,509,819
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Institution's own financial aid form

Financial Aid Office

P: 540 464-7208
F: 540 464-7629
goldentp@mail.vmi.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Brian Quisenberry
Director of Financial Aid
quisenberrybl@vmi.edu

Varsity Sports

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

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Marathon, Strength, Trap/skeet, Triathalon

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Athletic Directors

David Diles (men's)
Director Of Athletics
email

Athletic Facts

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

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Applied Mathematics
Biology
Chemistry
Civil Engineering
Computer Science
Economics/Business
Electrical/Computer Engineering
English
History
International Studies
Mechanical Engineering
Modern Languages
Physics
Psychology
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Social Sciences
  2. Engineering
  3. History

Programs Offered

  • Double majors
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships

1,722

total students

64%

in-state

36%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

1,722
students

Female
12%
206

Male
88%
1,516

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

%

1,722
students

Female
12%
206

Male
88%
1,516

Not reported

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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
7%
Hispanic/Latino
79%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

44%

Transfer applicants accepted

89%

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

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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