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

What is the Caloric Cost of the Rat Line?

For her senior capstone project, Bethany King ’18 is studying the caloric cost of the Rat Line under the guidance of Capt. Katherine Gorman of the physical education department.

Boese to Speak on With Good Reason

Anthony Boese, an instructor in the Department of English, Rhetoric, and Humanistic Studies will speak on the implications of rising sea levels Aug. 12-18.

Partial Eclipse Coming to Lexington

Though Lexington is not in the path of totality, if the skies are clear, local viewers can still expect an impressive show during the partial eclipse Aug. 21.

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