Virginia Military Institute, VA

Public4-Year • Small • Highly ResidentialBaccalaureate CollegeVery Selective • Low Transfer-InMain Campus
Vmi Parade, Lexington, VA 24450
(540) 464-7207

Virginia Military Institute Rankings

1 ← Poor Great → 100


Academics at Virginia Military Institute

BachHighest Degree

Share of Graduates by Field of Study

Biological and Biomedical Sciences9%
Computer and Information Sciences5%
English Language and Literature5%
Foreign Languages, Linguistics3%
Mathematics and Statistics5%
Physical Sciences6%
Social Sciences28%


Getting into Virginia Military Institute

51%Admission Rate
595Median SAT Math
610Median SAT Reading
27Median ACT Composite

Typical Test Scores

SAT Math (25–75%)540–650
200 800
SAT Reading (25–75%)560–660
200 800
ACT Composite (25–75%)24–30
1 36


Cost of Attending Virginia Military Institute

$19KIn-State Tuition
$46KOut-of-State Tuition
$31KAverage Total Cost
$19KAverage Net Cost

Average Net Price by Family Income

Family IncomeSchoolVAUS


Typical Debt after Virginia Military Institute

62%Receive Federal Loans
$19KMedian Federal Debt
84%Repayment Rate
$229Median Payment

Received Financial Aid

Family IncomeSchoolVAUS
$0–$30K 11%53%57%
$30K–$48K 9%16%16%
$48K–$75K 13%13%12%
$75K–$110K 19%10%9%
>$110K 48%13%11%

Student Debt

The median debt for family income between $0–$30K$15K$13K$11K
The median debt for family income between $30K–$75K$20K$14K$12K
The median debt for students with family income >$75K$18K$13K$12K
The median debt for Pell students$20K$13K$12K
The median debt for no-Pell students$18K$12K$11K
Cumulative loan debt at the 90th percentile$30K$28K$25K
Cumulative loan debt at the 75th percentile$27K$20K$18K
Cumulative loan debt at the 25th percentile$8K$6K$6K
Cumulative loan debt at the 10th percentile$6K$4K$3K

Repayment Rates

1-year after entering repayment 81%42%43%
3-years after entering repayment 84%47%46%
5-years after entering repayment 87%50%50%
7-years after entering repayment 89%55%55%


Completion Rates at Virginia Military Institute

89%Retention Rate
19%Transfer Rate
7%Withdrawal Rate
77%Graduation Rate

Graduation Rates by Time Taken

Time TakenSchoolVAUS
Within 4 Years 64%43%38%
Within 6 Years 77%54%55%
Within 8 Years 77%54%56%

Graduation Rates by Ethnicity

Ethnicity and NativitySchoolVAUS
Asian 86%60%53%
Black 60%42%39%
Caucasian 79%55%52%
Hispanic or Latino 67%49%47%
Native American or Alaskan Native 100%42%40%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 100%52%43%
Non-US citizens/residents 75%49%50%
Two or more races 86%43%44%


Outcomes after Virginia Military Institute

98%Employment Rate
$45KMedian Salary
$28K25 Pctl Salary
$55K75 Pctl Salary

Employment over Time

Employed 6 years after enrollment 98%87%85%
Employed 7 years after enrollment 95%86%84%
Employed 8 years after enrollment 96%86%84%
Employed 9 years after enrollment 95%85%83%
Employed 10 years after enrollment 97%85%83%

Distribution of Earnings after Graduation

10th percentile of earnings$14K$8K$7K
25th percentile of earnings$28K$18K$17K
50th percentile of earnings$45K$30K$29K
75th percentile of earnings$55K$43K$43K
90th percentile of earnings$71K$58K$57K

Median Earnings over Time

Earnings 6 years after enrollment$45K$30K$29K
Earnings 8 years after enrollment$54K$34K$32K
Earnings 10 years after enrollment$66K$37K$35K


Students at Virginia Military Institute

92%Full-time Undergrads
19Avg Entry Age
-Graduate Students

Enrollment by Gender

Female degree-seeking undergraduates 13%65%64%
Male degree-seeking undergraduates 87%34%35%

Enrollment by Race and Nativity

Race and NativitySchoolVAUS
Asian 4%4%4%
Black 6%30%18%
Caucasian 77%47%49%
Hispanic or Latino 7%6%18%
Native American or Alaskan Native <1%<1%1%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander <1%<1%<1%
Non-US citizens/residents 2%3%2%
Two or more races 2%4%3%
Other race <1%4%4%

Enrollment by Family Income

Family IncomeSchoolVAUS

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