Quick Facts

VMI founded 1839 building print from 1857 Casimir Bohn


VMI founded as the first state-supported military college in the U.S.

VMI cadet enrollment cadets marching in parade


cadets at VMI

VMI cadets performing STEMH experiment


of degrees awarded are in Science, Tech, Engineering, Math, and Health

VMI cadets and faculty working together

10 to 1

student to faculty ratio

VMI cadets from diverse backgrounds standing at attention

1 in 4

cadets represent diverse and international backgrounds

VMI female cadets showing rings at family weekend sporting event

1 in 8

members of the Corps of Cadets are women

VMI Athletics Keydets mascot Moe the Kangaroo


VMI Keydets NCAA Division 1, SoCon member for most sports, Moe the Kangaroo mascot

VMI sports basketball game player


sports teams, many club sports, and cadet-athlete development

VMI cadets leading parade march


leadership and civic engagement opportunities

VMI cadets pulling rope in rat olympics


of cadets receive some form of scholarships and/or financial aid

VMI: Forging 21st Century Leaders