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Cost of Attendance

Tuition and Fees

 

Tuition and Fees 2020-21

In-State

Out-of-State

International

Tuition $9,562 $37,572 $37,572
Room $3,012 $3,012 $3,012
Board $7,048 $7,048 $7,048
Auxiliary Fees
     Athletic
     Medical
     Cadet Facilities / Activities

$3,650
$528
$2,362

$3,650
$528
$2,362

$3,650
$528
$2,362
Quartermaster Charges
     Laundry/Pressing
     Haircuts
     Uniforms/UMA Activities

$430
$296
$2,382

$430
$296
$2,382

$430
$296
$2,382
Health Insurance (International Cadets Only)     $1,000.00
Total for returning cadets $29,270 $57,280 $58,280
Security Deposit (new & re-admits) $200 $200 $200
Total (new & re-admits) $29,470 $57,480 $58,480

Tuition and fees are determined at the May meeting of the Board of Visitors

SCHEV Annual Tuition and Fees Report at Virginia's State-Supported Colleges and Universities

Department of Defense Memorandum of Understanding Tuition Rates: In-State $275, Out of State $1,081

Room and Board
Room and Board are required since all cadets live in barracks and are provided 21 meals per week.

Auxiliary Fees
Costs of medical services, cadet facilities, and activities.

Quartermaster Charges
Covers haircuts and uniforms. Uniforms are state property and must be returned to the Institute.  Qualified cadets enrolled or under contract in the ROTC program receive a uniform allowance directly from the federal government which helps defray the cost of cadet uniforms.

Deposit
The Deposit covers property damages, lost property, and unpaid obligations to VMI.  The deposit shall equal $300 and be paid by all incoming and returning cadets.  VMI returns this deposit, less any deductions for damages or unpaid obligations and without interest, upon graduation of the cadet or the termination of the cadetship.

Health Insurance
Health Insurance is a required fee for all International cadets.  The amount included is an estimate for the 2017-18 academic year.  Please contact the Office of International Programs for specific coverage information.

Direct Costs
Direct Costs include VMI billable expenses. Tuition, fees, room, and board are VMI’s Direct Costs.

Indirect Costs
For in-state cadets: You should plan on an estimated $2,900 in Indirect Costs.  Indirect Costs include other expenses you may incur, including approximately $1,000 books/supplies, $1,500 personal expenses and $400 transportation. Out of state cadets should plan on an estimated $3,750 in Indirect Costs.  Indirect Costs include other expenses you may incur, including approximately $1,000 books/supplies, $1,500 personal expenses and $1,250 transportation.