Quick Facts

VMI building print

1839

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

VMI cadet enrollment cadets marching in parade

1,600+

cadets at VMI

VMI cadets performing STEMH experiment

50%

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

VMI cadets and faculty working together

11 to 1

student to faculty ratio

VMI cadets from diverse backgrounds standing at attention

1 in 4

cadets represent diverse and international backgrounds

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

Athletics

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

VMI sports basketball game player

16

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

VMI cadets leading parade march

Limitless

leadership and civic engagement opportunities

VMI cadets pulling rope in rat olympics

83%

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