Citizen Soldiers

"It is to you men and women of the great citizen-army who carried
this nation to victory that we must look for leadership in the critical
years ahead. - Gen. George C. Marshall, VMI Class of 1901

Top Ranked for Earning Potential

Forbes magazine ranks Virginia Military Institute No. 11 on its list
of Top 25 Public Colleges with The Highest Earning Graduates.

More about the Academic Program

VMI Offers Choice

VMI offers cadets the option to commission upon graduation or
begin civilian careers. The Institute also offers the choice of ROTC
among the branches.

ROTC at VMI

/

Focus on Faculty

Cadets examine soybeans in the lab.

Building a Better Soy Plant

Lt. Col. Anne Alerding, associate professor of biology, is working with a team of cadets in her lab and in soybean fields across the state to find a way to increase the plants’ production.

Read More

News

Ethics Team Attends Regional Competition

The VMI Ethics Team won two rounds at the Mid-Atlantic Regional Intercollegiate Ethics Bowl on Nov. 18, defeating the University of North Georgia and Davidson College.

Rugby Team Reaches National Semifinals

VMI's rugby team has qualified for the national semifinals for the first time in the program’s 50-year history, and will take on Norwich University in Greenville, South Carolina, Dec. 2.

Rat Challenge Reaches New Heights

Rat Challenge, an intensive 10-week program that pushes the limits of physicality and mental strength for new cadets, will culminate in Rat Olympics.

Superintendent's Newsletter More News

Curious what your VMI experience may be like?

Go to InsideVMI to get information
tailored to your college interests.

Inside VMI Button