Virginia Military Institute

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State-supported military college in Lexington, Virginia, USA

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About Virginia Military Institute

According to Wikipedia, Virginia Military Institute is a public senior military college in Lexington, Virginia. It was founded in 1839 as America's first state military college and is the oldest public senior military college in the United States. In keeping with its founding principles and unlike any other senior military college in the United States, VMI enrolls cadets only and awards bachelor's degrees exclusively. VMI offers its cadets strict military discipline combined with a physically and academically demanding environment. The institute grants degrees in 14 disciplines in engineering, science, and the liberal arts.

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Virginia Military Institute Admissions, Retention, and Graduation Information

Annual ApplicationsAcceptanceGraduation RateMedian SAT ScoreMedian ACT Score
1,54360%85%118024

How Much Does Virginia Military Institute Cost To Attend?

Tuition (in-state)Fees (in-state)
$9,562$9,648

How Much Do Virginia Military Institute Graduates Make?

If you graduate from Virginia Military Institute, then you can expect to earn an average of $65,200 per year.

Virginia Military Institute's Demographics

Demographic data is for full-time, on-campus students.

Student BodyUnder-Grads
1,9191,919

Where is Virginia Military Institute?

Virginia Military Institute is located at VMI Parade, Lexington VA 24450-0304

How Safe is Virginia Military Institute?

Virginia Military Institute has a violent crime rate of less than .01% and a property crime rate of less than .01%. Lexington has a violent crime rate of less than .01% and a property crime rate of less than .01%.

What Is Virginia Military Institute Known For?

Virginia Military Institute is known for it's academic work in the following disciplines:

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Who Are Virginia Military Institute's Most Influential Alumni?

Virginia Military Institute's most influential alumni faculty include professors and professionals in the fields of Earth Sciences, Law, and History. Here are some of Virginia Military Institute's most famous alumni:

George S. Patton
George S. Patton
A U.S. Army general .
Richard E. Byrd
Richard E. Byrd
An American naval officer and explorer.
James W. Watts
An American neurosurgeon .
John E. Wool
John E. Wool
A Union United States Army general.
Mel Brooks
Mel Brooks
An American director, writer, actor, and producer.
John Gaw Meem
An American architect.
David Glantz
An American military historian.
Spencer C. Tucker
A Military historian.
Chesty Puller
Chesty Puller
A United States Marine Corps general .
Jonathan Daniels
Jonathan Daniels
An Episcopal seminarian .
John P. Jumper
John P. Jumper
A Chief of Staff of the United States Air Force, 2001-2005.
Zachary Taylor
Zachary Taylor
An American general and politician, 12th president of the United States .

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