Virginia Military Institute

country rank  626
world rank  1749

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University Overview

Founded in 1839, Virginia Military Institute is a non-profit public state liberal arts higher-education institution located in the rural setting of the medium town of Lexington (population range of 2,500-9,999 inhabitants), Virginia. Officially accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, Virginia Military Institute (VMI) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution. Virginia Military Institute (VMI) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 180 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 50-60% making this US higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. VMI also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym VMI
Founded 1839
Motto Consilio et Animis
By wisdom and courage
Colours Red, yellow and white

University Location

Address 319 Letcher Avenue
Lexington
24450-0304 Virginia
United States
Tel +1 (540) 464 7211
Fax +1 (540) 464 7746

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
17,500-20,000 US$
(12,900-14,700 Euro)
Not reported
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
Not reported

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
New Admission Requirements - Secondary school GPA is recommended
- Secondary school rank is recommended
- Secondary school record is recommended
- Completion of college-preparatory program is required
- Recommendations are neither required nor recommended
- Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended
- Admission test scores are recommended
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is neither required nor recommended
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
Admission Rate 50-60%
Admission Office Office of Admissions
Lexington
(540) 464 7211
800 767 4207

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 1,000-1,999
Academic Staff 100-199
Control Type Public State
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification New

Basic Classification Baccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus
2000 Classification Baccalaureate Colleges--Liberal Arts
Size & Setting Four-year, small, highly residential institution
Enrollment Profile Exclusively undergraduate four-year
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, full-time, more selective, lower transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Arts & sciences plus professions, no graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Not Classified (Exclusively Graduate Programs)

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Virginia Military Institute's Library
Virginia Military Institute's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 208,869 physical volumes, 3,733 physical media, 8,164 digital/electronic medium and 139 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Housing Yes
Virginia Military Institute provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 1,751 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Not reported
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges


Year of first Accreditation

1926


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of ABET
  • American Chemical Society (ACS)
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • National Athletic Association (NAA)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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