Office Of Admissions, Lexington, VA 24450-0304 540-464-7211
About Virginia Military Institute
  • Year of Foundation 1839
  • Size of Campus 14 0 Acres
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 1,369
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 8% 92% 40.7%OUS
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State 9,473 in-state, 24,282 out-of-state
  • Room and Board
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Selective
  • Application Fee $35
  • Enrollment No. 1,428
Virginia Military Institute operates under the philosophy that the measure of a college lies in the quality and performance of its graduates and their contributions to society. Therefore, it is the mission of the Virginia Military Institute to produce educated, honorable men and women, prepared for the varied work of civil life, imbued with love of learning, confident in the functions and attitudes of leadership, possessing a high sense of public service, advocates of the American democracy and free enterprise system, and ready as citizen-soldiers to defend their country in time of national peril.
Social Life And Activities
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Baptist Student Union; Newman Club; Officers of Christian Fellowship; Canterbury Club; Lutheran Student Union; Wesley Foundation; Westminster Fellowship
  • Other on-campus organizations 100%
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 0%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations N/A
  • Alcohol Policies No
  • Number of frats 0
  • Other general policies class attendance mandatory, dress/hair code, honor code, hazing prohibited, other
  • Number of frat chapter houses 0
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Music concerts; VMI Theater; Guest lectures; New Market Day; George C. Marshall Day; Ring Figure Weekend; RAT Breakout; Mid-Winter Formal
  • Number of students in fraternities 0
  • Percent students who are frat members 0%
  • Number of honor societies Omicron Delta Kappa; Phi Alpha Theta; Sigma Tau Delta; Pi Delta Phi; Sigma Delta Pi; Delta Phi Alpha; Phi Sigma Iota; Beta Beta Beta; Omicron Delta Epsilon; Phi Eta Sigma; Phi Kappa Phi; Tau Beta Pi
  • Setting Urban
  • Number of sororities 0
  • Distance to nearest bus Staunton, VA (30)
  • Public Transportation to the University No
  • Car Permitted On Campus No
  • Distance to nearest airport Roanoke, VA (45), Richmond, VA (120)
  • Distance to nearest train Staunton, VA (30)
Student Housing
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments N/A
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of students using college housing 100%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples N/A
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 0%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles N/A
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available No
  • Type of housing provided for students other housing options (100%)
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined 100%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 2
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles N/A
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
Campus Services
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Number Of Microforms 20,064
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 2,000
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • Number of e-books 0
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 219
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 430,854
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, health service
  • Number Of Subscriptions 16,500
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 5,577
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 248
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, military, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, birth control, religious
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 500
  • Museums VMI Museum, George C. Marshall Museum
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 227
  • Computer Courses Yes
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Library Facilities VMI Institute Archives
Student Employment and Career
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 7
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 15%
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network
  • Does the school discourage student employment Yes
  • Student Employment Federal
  • Employed Students after 1 year 50%
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Northrop Gruman, Norfolk-Southern Corp., Lockhead Martin, Central Intelligence Agency, Department of the Navy, Ferguson Enterprises, Ernst and Young, American Express, Turner Construction Company, Wachovia, Virginia Department of Transportation, Georgia P
  • Employed Students after 6 Months 40%
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
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