Academic Program

VMI's academic program offers a rigorous education that includes a broad, four-year
curriculum with carefully selected majors in engineering, science, liberal arts, and 
social sciences. 

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Citizen Soldiers

VMI has shaped leaders, heroes, and individuals whose daily lives reflect the integrity,
fairness, and appreciation for the value of work that is instilled here.  

A Different Kind of College

The VMI education develops character, engenders a sense of responsibility to others,
and cultivates the ability to master adversity. VMI is not for everyone. This is no
ordinary college. But then, who wants to be ordinary?

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VMI Keydets

VMI has 18 NCAA Division I teams, and about one-third of the Corps competes.
Of these, about half receive athletic scholarships.

Athletics at VMI

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Focus on Faculty

VMI Planners Focus on the Chessie

Since the VMI Foundation gifted the Chessie Nature Trail to the Institute in 2010, VMI has worked with the community to ensure the trail is maintained and enhanced as an outdoor resource for cadets and members of the community.

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News

Cadet-Created Map Improves Visitor Experience

Two cadets majoring in computer and information sciences recently created an interactive map of the VMI post for VMI's website as their senior capstone project.

Vargas Wins Technology Award for Laser Research

Col. Stacey Vargas, professor of physics and astronomy, won the Innovation in Higher Education award from the Shenandoah Valley Technology Council for her research of ultra-short-pulse lasers.

‘Thirst to Do the Right Thing’

In commencement exercises held earlier today in Cameron Hall, 319 graduates were exhorted to live lives of character, honor, and service.

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