Virginia Military Institute

Location
Lexington, VA
Student Size
1,698
College Type
Public University|Liberal Arts
Acceptance Rate
60%
Student To Faculty Ratio
11:1

About Our College

Virginia Military Institute (VMI) 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.[8]

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