Founded: Founded in 1839 in Lexington, Virginia, as the first state-supported military college in the nation
Corps: About 1,700 cadets, 61% in-state, 11% Female, 89% Male, 45 states, 7 countries
Degree Programs: Undergraduate, liberal arts
Civic Engagement: VMI emphasizes the value of service by encouraging cadets to serve their communities.
Student to Faculty: 11:1
Middle SAT Range: 1110-1270
Scholarships and Aid: Merit and need-based aid are available. Aid is typically awarded to more than 83% of students.
Athletics: NCAA Div 1 Athletics, club, and intramural sports
Mascot and Colors: Moe the Kangaroo; red, yellow, and white
Leadership Opportunities: Infinite