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?

More about VMI's Mission

Marshall’s Greatness for All to Understand

On June 23, the George C. Marshall Foundation celebrated an accomplishment nearly four decades
in the making: the publication of the seventh and final volume of The Papers of George Catlett Marshall.

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VMI offers Choice

At VMI the Department of Defense maintains Army, Naval, and Air Force
Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC) units. Every cadet must take ROTC
as an all-college program requirement for completion of their degree.

ROTC Requirement at VMI

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Focus on Faculty

Professor Greg Hartman in front of blackboard lecturing.

Graphics Go Interactive in VMI Calculus e-Textbook

College students need textbooks. But it’s no secret that the cost has been a thorn in the side of students for years. Col. Greg Hartman is among pioneering professors nationally developing e-textbooks, his for calculus. With the price of the book starting at free, cost is no longer a problem.

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News and Features

Teach the Math They Need

Ross Schmeisser '18 and Chen Chun-Hao '18 did summer research to develop content for new math courses aimed at 4th Class cadets.

Cadets Explore History of Spain

Fourteen cadets experienced both a new culture and a new class this summer when they traveled to Madrid, Spain.

506 Matriculate in Class of 2020

More than 500 new cadets matriculated with the Virginia Military Institute Class of 2020 this morning. At 506 cadets, the class is the third largest entering class.

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Different for a reason.

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?