Virginia Military Institute - Bachelor's Degree

Virginia Military Institute offers 14 majors and 20 minors categorized under engineering, liberal arts, humanities and the sciences. Engineering is the most popular concentration.

  • Average Tuition USD 16,536

School Description

VMI is the oldest public military college in the United States and one of the country's six Senior Military Colleges. Students at the Virginia Military Institute are not required to serve in the armed forces after graduation. However, VMI alumni included more than 270 general and flag officers, including the first five-star General of the Army, George Marshall.

Bachelor Programs

  • VMI Parade, Lexington, VA 24450, USA

    Applied Mathematical Sciences

    USD 31,150 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the conceptual and practical knowledge of Applied Mathematical Sciences. The program offers courses that focus on the application of mathematics and statistics to solve functional problems in fields like engineering and the applied sciences. The program offers courses that focus on dynamic systems, numerical analysis, controlled theory, statistical methods, asymptotic methods, and optimization theory.

  • VMI Parade, Lexington, VA 24450, USA

    Art History

    USD 31,150 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Art History. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the historical development of art; the theory of art; art history research methods; the conservation of works of art; and the study of specific periods, cultures, styles, and themes.

  • VMI Parade, Lexington, VA 24450, USA

    Biology

    USD 31,150 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Biology. The program offers courses that focus on the study of cell growth, DNA expression, botany, parasitology and recombinant DNA technology.

  • VMI Parade, Lexington, VA 24450, USA

    Business Economics

    USD 31,150 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Business Economics. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the systematic and efficient allocation of resources; economic theory; micro and macroeconomics; comparative economic systems; banking systems; international economics; quantitative analytical methods; and public policy.

  • VMI Parade, Lexington, VA 24450, USA

    Chemistry

    USD 31,150 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Chemistry. The program offers courses that focus on the study of general chemistry, organic chemistry, and chemical analysis.

  • VMI Parade, Lexington, VA 24450, USA

    Civil Engineering

    USD 31,150 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Civil Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the application of mathematical and scientific principles to problems that arise from creating and maintaining structures; mechanics; hydraulics; geotechnics; materials science; and statistical analysis.

  • VMI Parade, Lexington, VA 24450, USA

    Computer Information Systems

    USD 31,150 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with theoretical and practical knowledge of the principles of Computer Applications. The program offers courses that focus on the study of basic computer design and architecture; programming; challenges of specific computer applications; component and system maintenance; inspection procedures; hardware and software problem diagnosis and repair; and report preparation.

  • VMI Parade, Lexington, VA 24450, USA

    Cultural Studies

    USD 31,150 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the concepts of Cultural Studies. The program offers courses that focus on culture; racial and ethnic issues; gender and popular culture; culture and media; and culture and globalization.

  • VMI Parade, Lexington, VA 24450, USA

    Economics

    USD 31,150 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Business Economics. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the systematic and efficient allocation of resources; economic theory; micro and macroeconomics; comparative economic systems; banking systems; international economics; quantitative analytical methods; and public policy.

  • VMI Parade, Lexington, VA 24450, USA

    Electrical Engineering

    USD 31,150 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Electrical Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of mathematical and scientific principles and electrical power generation systems.

  • VMI Parade, Lexington, VA 24450, USA

    English

    USD 31,150 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with critical, practical, and analytical knowledge of the fundamentals of English. The program offers courses that focus on three major objectives; reading, writing, and literature.

  • VMI Parade, Lexington, VA 24450, USA

    English Composition

    USD 31,150 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the concepts of English Composition. The program offers courses that focus on the principles of writing in effective sentences, paragraphs, and essays.

  • VMI Parade, Lexington, VA 24450, USA

    English Literature

    USD 31,150 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the concepts of English Composition. The program offers courses that focus on the principles of writing in effective sentences, paragraphs, and essays.

  • VMI Parade, Lexington, VA 24450, USA

    History

    USD 31,150 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with comprehensive knowledge of History. The program offers courses that focus on developing an awareness of differing political, cultural, social, and economic structures in past societies and their interrelationship.

  • VMI Parade, Lexington, VA 24450, USA

    International Relations

    USD 31,150 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the concepts and practical application of the principles of International Relations, politics and international institutions. The program offers courses that focus on the study of foreign policy analysis; international law and organization; the comparative study of specific countries and regions; and the theory and practice of diplomacy.

  • VMI Parade, Lexington, VA 24450, USA

    Languages

    USD 31,150 Tuition Fee

    This program offers courses that focus on the study of language development, and the relationship between languages and language groups from a humanistic and/or scientific perspective.

  • VMI Parade, Lexington, VA 24450, USA

    Laws

    USD 31,150 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with a comprehensive understanding of the theoretical study of law.

  • VMI Parade, Lexington, VA 24450, USA

    Mathematics

    USD 31,150 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Mathematics. The program offers courses that focus on algebra, calculus, functional analysis, geometry, number theory, logic, topology and other mathematical specializations.

  • VMI Parade, Lexington, VA 24450, USA

    Mechanical Engineering

    USD 31,150 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Mechanical Engineering. The program offers courses that focus on the study of the application of mathematical and scientific principles to the design, development and operational evaluation of physical systems used in manufacturing; the end-product systems used for manufacturing equipment; and hydraulic and electric systems for controlling movement.

  • VMI Parade, Lexington, VA 24450, USA

    Philosophy

    USD 31,150 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and conceptual knowledge of the fundamentals of Philosophy. The program offers courses that focus on the study of Eastern and Western philosophy, aesthetics, epistemology, ethics, logic, metaphysics, and contemporary philosophy.

  • VMI Parade, Lexington, VA 24450, USA

    Physics

    USD 31,150 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of Physics. The program offers courses that focus on the study of matter and energy at a fundamental level using mathematics as the primary language to communicate concepts.

  • VMI Parade, Lexington, VA 24450, USA

    Political Science

    USD 31,150 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and conceptual knowledge of the fundamentals of Political Science. The program offers courses that focus on understanding political ideas, ideologies, institutions, policies, processes, and behavior. As well as groups, classes, government, diplomacy, law, strategy, and war.

  • VMI Parade, Lexington, VA 24450, USA

    Psychology

    USD 31,150 Tuition Fee

    This program is designed to equip students with the theoretical and practical knowledge of the fundamentals of Psychology. The program offers courses that focus on understanding and analyzing human behavior.

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    SchoolApply Ranking 254
  • US News (Liberal Arts)
    US News (Liberal Arts) 65
  • Forbes (USA)
    Forbes (USA) 177

Admission Requirements

  • Minimum GPA 3.75
  • Minimum incoming TOEFL 61

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    Established in 1839

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    Forbes' 2012 Special Report on America's Best Colleges ranked VMI in the top 25 public universities in the nation, well ahead of any other senior military college in the country.

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          • Testimony
            2003-2007, Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)

            Outstanding education that focuses on a personal as well as academic education. Incredible Alumni network and Association that truly helps out Alumni.

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            2008-2012, International Studies and Political Science

            An institution that turns America's young men into the next generation of leaders

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            1975-1979, BA

            If you wish to be above the rest of those in the country that graduate the same year as you, if you want to test your limits and leave college with a confidence that you can't get at other civilian universities, if you want to be able to adapt and overcome every adversity you face in your future, then do your best to be granted admittance to VMI. It's unlike any other experience.