Virginia Military Institute

No Ordinary College. No Ordinary Life.

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Leadership development is central to all that we do at VMI, including courses and ROTC training. You’ll learn about honor, respect, civility, self-discipline, and professionalism — traits not only required in the military, but ones that will set you apart in any career field.

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When it comes to getting your money’s worth, it’s hard to top VMI. In fact, a recent Georgetown University study ranked us the top liberal arts college in the nation for return on investment. In addition, we offer affordable tuition and numerous financial aid opportunities.

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Self-reliance, initiative, perseverance, integrity. These aren’t just SAT vocabulary words. They’re instilled in each and every cadet, opening up career doors across all industries. Today, you’ll find alumni working as CEOs, flag officers, NFL coaches, renowned authors, and more.

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When I graduate, I want to be the best leader I can be at that point. I think VMI offers a great program and a great system that allows me to push myself mentally, physically, and morally to do that.
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- Clarabelle Walkup ’23

History major, San Jose, CA