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#581 Overall Influence #124 Desirability Rank

Virginia Military Institute

State-supported military college in Lexington, Virginia, USA

From 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 students, all of whom are 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, and all VMI students are required to participate in ROTC.

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Admissions

What does this school look for?

Annual Applications

1,543

Acceptance

60%

Graduation Rate

85%

Median SAT Score

1180

Median ACT Score

24

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$9,562

Fees (in-state)

$9,648

After Graduation

Averages for 10 years after enrolling

Avg Earnings

$65,200

Campus Life

What's it like to attend this school?

The People

Full time on-campus stats

Student Body

2K

Under-Grads

2K

The Campus

Where will you be attending?

Location

VMI Parade, Lexington VA 24450-0304

On Campus Crime Rates

Property Crime

16 per 100K

Violent Crime

0 per 100K

City Crime Rates

Property Crime

11 per 100K

Violent Crime

1 per 100K

What is Virginia Military Institute known for?

Our answer to this is to show you the disciplines in which a school's faculty and alumni have had the highest historical influence. A school may be influential in a discipline even if they do not offer degrees in that area. We've organized two lists to show where they are influential and offer corresponding degrees, and where they are influential through scholarship although they don't offer degrees in the disciplines.

Top areas of influence with degrees offered

#423 World Rank
Engineering
#338 World Rank
History
#499 World Rank
Political Science
#678 World Rank
Mathematics
#954 World Rank
Literature
#1165 World Rank
Biology
#1381 World Rank
Computer Science
#1326 World Rank
Economics
#1678 World Rank
Physics
#2349 World Rank
Chemistry
#1967 World Rank
Psychology
#1583 World Rank
Sociology

Other areas of influence

#197 World Rank
Earth Sciences
#314 World Rank
Law
#468 World Rank
Business
#496 World Rank
Criminal Justice
#610 World Rank
Education
#702 World Rank
Medical
#905 World Rank
Communications
#1030 World Rank
Philosophy
#1183 World Rank
Nursing
#1416 World Rank
Religious Studies
#2686 World Rank
Social Work
#2769 World Rank
Anthropology

Influential People

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

Clark L. Ruffner

Clark L. Ruffner

United States general

Stapleton Crutchfield

Stapleton Crutchfield

Confederate Army officer

Alfred D. Barksdale

United States federal judge

George R. E. Shell

George R. E. Shell

U.S. Marine Corps Brigadier General

Jules James

Jules James

United States Navy officer

Sumter de Leon Lowry Jr.

Sumter de Leon Lowry Jr.

American National Guard officer

Harry F. Byrd Jr.

Politician from the United States

John D. Letcher

American academic

William H. Dabney

United States Marine Corps officer

Greenfield Quarles

Greenfield Quarles

Sigma Nu founder

Thomas F. Riley

Thomas F. Riley

United States Marine Corps general

Charles Mercer Snelling

President of the University of Georgia