No Ordinary College.
Virginia Military Institute graduates have never settled for ordinary.
They’re always striving for a higher standard.
No Ordinary Alumni Since 1842.
Public Liberal Arts College Nationwide
Second Only to the US Service Academies
US News & World Report
Accredited Engineering Program Nationwide
US News & World Report
(Where Doctorate is Not Offered)
Promotion of Public Service
Eric Munro ’21: Pressure Makes Diamonds
Ariana Ruffin ’21: Pushing On
Stoltzfus ’21: No Sleep ’til Benning
Mac Bowman ’73: Doctors from the Heart
Every day when he arrives to work, Mac Bowman ’73, M.D., is “excited by the possibilities.” His approach to medicine and dedication to service above self led him to transform healthcare in eastern Georgia.
Jose Corpuz ’89: The Science Behind the Magic
Making magic at Disney is what Jose Corpuz ’89 does. That passion was discovered during his time at VMI thanks to an incredible gift.
Chelsea Kosecki ’09: Serving Others – Fighting Cancer
Decisions during her first year at VMI led Chelsea Kosecki ’09 to a career as a lead scientist. Her work led to the development of multiple cancer-curing drugs.
No Ordinary Leaders.
For generations, our graduates are recognized as honorable leaders in our armed forces, the private sector, and public service.
Job Placement Within 5 Months of Graduation
Commission in Armed Forces
No Ordinary Investment.
For more than 180 years, people have chosen the higher standard of honor, character, physical development, and mental resilience. Why? Simply put: it pays off.
Average early career earnings
Rank for best return on investment among Virginia public colleges
No Ordinary Academics.
Department of Defense Cybersecurity Partnership
VMI is one of six recipients of a $1.5 million Department of Defense Grant to bring a cutting-edge cyber defense laboratory to VMI.
Advanced Language Program
Cadets have the opportunity to study Arabic and take advantage of unique opportunities like the STARTALK-Arabic Language Program, which allows cadets to immerse themselves in this high-demand language.
National Security Minor
This 21 credit minor gives cadets a competitive advantage entering into the national security field.
No Ordinary Stories.
Our alumni go out and make their mark in the world every day. At the heart of their impact is a foundation built through four years of intense academic, physical, and mental training at Virginia Military Institute.
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