Virginia Military Institute
#381 Overall Influence#124 Desirability Rank

Virginia Military Institute

State-supported military college in Lexington, Virginia, USA

From Wikipedia

Virginia Military Institute is a public military college in Lexington, Virginia. It was founded in 1839 and is the first 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

1,768

Acceptance

51%

Graduation Rate

78%

Median SAT Score

1205

Median ACT Score

27

Costs

How much does it cost to attend?

Tuition (in-state)

$9,284

Fees (in-state)

$9,578

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

#201 World Rank #114 USA Rank
History
#274 World Rank #123 USA Rank
Engineering
#661 World Rank #236 USA Rank
Mathematics
#1009 World Rank #386 USA Rank
Literature
#1124 World Rank #390 USA Rank
Chemistry
#1052 World Rank #509 USA Rank
Political Science

Other areas of influence

#80 World Rank #66 USA Rank
Communications
#129 World Rank #68 USA Rank
Law
#188 World Rank #136 USA Rank
Business
#295 World Rank #189 USA Rank
Nursing
#298 World Rank #150 USA Rank
Medical
#317 World Rank #167 USA Rank
Education
#618 World Rank #182 USA Rank
Earth Sciences
#693 World Rank #401 USA Rank
Social Work
#770 World Rank #554 USA Rank
Criminal Justice

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 Communications, Law, and Business. Virginia Military Institute’s most academically influential people include George S. Patton, Zachary Taylor, and John Brown.

George S. Patton
George S. Patton

United States Army general

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Zachary Taylor
Zachary Taylor

American general and politician, 12th President of the United States

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John Brown
John Brown

American abolitionist

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Mel Brooks
Mel Brooks

American director, writer, actor, and producer

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Richard E. Byrd
Richard E. Byrd

American naval officer and explorer

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William Mahone
William Mahone

American civil war general and politician

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Edward Almond
Edward Almond

United States Army general

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Chesty Puller
Chesty Puller

United States Marine Corps general

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Eugenio Lopez, Jr.

Filipino businessman

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Leonard T. Gerow
Leonard T. Gerow

United States Army general

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Fred Willard
Fred Willard

American actor and comedian

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James Henry Lane
James Henry Lane

Confederate Army general

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