Virginia Military Institute

VMI Parade, Lexington, VA

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Questions and Answers about Virginia Military Institute

Brandon W.
2 months ago
How does your student-to-faculty ratio impact student learning?
Ethan A.
4 months ago
Will I get to pick my roommates?
Virginia Military Institute
After your first year here at VMI you can pick your roommates.
Ethan A.
4 months ago
How many extracurricular clubs and activities could a cadet participate in?
Virginia Military Institute
Numerous, you can see a listing of club sports on our website:
Ethan A.
4 months ago
What is the average amount of financial aid students receive at Virginia Military Institute?
Virginia Military Institute
For Virginians we meet need 100%, out of state 80% Based on FAFSA information.
Joshua Nago N.
5 months ago
Is it possible to attend on a school scholarship separate from the rotc program?
Virginia Military Institute
We offer merit based scholarships, the Institute Scholar Program. The application can be found on our website:
Andrew H.
8 months ago
Are individuals who are active in the army allowed to enroll at Virginia Military Institute?
Virginia Military Institute
No, you need to be a full time student when attending VMI

Majors offered at Virginia Military Institute

Biggest majors
Civil Engineering
International Relations and National Security Studies

Academics at Virginia Military Institute

SAT Score Range
Required with application
ACT Score Range
Required with application
Student Faculty Ratio
10 to 1
Somewhat Selective (51% Acceptance Rate)
School type
Public 4-year institution

Virginia Military Institute demographics

77% White
8% Hispanic
6% Black
4% Asian
2% Multiracial
1% Native
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Common careers for Virginia Military Institute students

Common Careers and Their Average Annual Salary

Electrical Engineer95k
Management Consultant94k
Senior Mechanical Engineer94k
Project Manager, (Unspecified Type / General)84k
Project Engineer67k
Civil Engineer64k
Structural Engineer60k
Based on 1,596 student responses
66.1kAvg. Early Career Pay
122.2kAvg. Mid-Career Pay
68%in High-Meaning careers
47%in STEM careers

Net price of attending Virginia Military Institute

Virginia Military Institute financial aid

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