Building Leaders Since 1839

Virginia Military Institute is no ordinary college.

Cadets are always striving for a higher standard.


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No Ordinary Alumni Since 1842.

Distinguished graduates from Virginia Military Institute include Gen. George C. Marshall, Class of 1901, and Jonathan Daniels ’61, civil rights leader. Cadets attend VMI for myriad reasons, including truly remarkable rankings.



Rated 4.5 out of 5 stars by Money magazine Best Colleges

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Accredited Engineering Program Nationwide

US News & World Report
(Where Doctorate is Not Offered)


Best Value Liberal Arts College in Virginia (in-state)

No Ordinary Stories.

VMI 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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Every day, cadets at Virginia Military Institute commit to excellence in barracks, in the classroom, and on the playing field.

Help them in their leadership journey by making a gift to VMI today.