Virginia Military Institute Rankings

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In the World#2168 of 14178
In North America#672 of 2629
In the United States#616 of 2528
In Virginia#19 of 63
In Lexington#2 of 2

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
60%
Average SAT
1180
Average ACT
25
Aid receiving
92%
Undergraduates
1,698
Male:Female Ratio
85:15
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Bachelor's degree
Website
vmi.edu

Virginia Military Institute Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate60%61%52%
Applicants1,5151,236279
Admissions902757145
Freshmen enrolled full time48241171

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
416 or 93%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1090
or below

75% of them
had 1270
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Virginia Military Institute are 1090-1270 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
147 or 33%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 21
or below

75% of them
had 28
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Virginia Military Institute are 21-28 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

College-preparatory program Required
SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Recommended
Secondary school rank Recommended
Secondary school record Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White1301 (77%)
Hispanic129 (8%)
Black or African American102 (6%)
Asian76 (4%)
Two or more races41 (2%)
Nonresident Alien30 (2%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander8 (0.5%)
American Indian or Alaska Native8 (0.5%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$16,807
Students receiving aid
92%

Tuition and fees

Undergraduates
Tuition in-district$9,284
Tuition in-state$9,284
Tuition out-of-state$36,128
Fee in-district$9,834
Fee in-state$9,834
Fee out-of-state$9,834

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity1,751
Combined charge for room and board$9,766
Room charge$2,924
Meal charge$6,842

Virginia Military Institute Majors

MajorBachelor's
International Relations and Affairs53
Civil Engineering, General53
Economics, General48
Biology & Biological Sciences, General34
Computer Science27
Psychology, General25
History, General24
Mechanical Engineering20
Electrical and Electronics Engineering17
Physics, General14
Applied Mathematics, General11
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General11
English Language and Literature, General7
Chemistry, General7
Grand Total351
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate79%80%76%
  • Full-time retention rate - 83%

Publications & Citations

Publications
920
Citations
13,927

Publication count by topic

Computer science
131
Biology
88
Chemistry
73
Political science
73
Materials science
64
Psychology
63
Economics
56
Engineering
44
Sociology
40
Mathematics
40
History
33
Physics
33
Philosophy
29
Business
20
Medicine
20
Art
17
Geography
11
Environmental science
8
Geology
4

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
History2921,168
Political science1109772
Sociology12811,124
Philosophy173520
Economics2125461
Chemistry24732,981
Engineering2489565
Computer science26851,075
Mathematics2706683
Physics2782312
Art28113
Environmental science2918271
Biology29251,732
Psychology2956650
Materials science3133640
Geology341629
Medicine3544548
Business364281
Geography405128

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
19901246
1991437
1992451
1993253
19949149
1995659
1996756
1997656
19981467
19991171
20001796
20011298
20028144
200312156
200414217
200528285
200620305
200736328
200829424
200944448
201033583
201130742
201244858
201338837
201439985
2015541014
201638975
201741857
201858837
201972965
202052992

General info

Alternative namesVMI
Founded1839
WikipediaVirginia Military Institute
MottoConsilio et Animis
By wisdom and courage
Colorsred, yellow, white
Academic CalendarSemesters
Total FTE staff606
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus

Location and Contacts

AddressVMI Parade
Lexington, Virginia, 24450-0304
United States
City population7,000
Phone5404647207
Fax+1 (540) 464 7746

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