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Colleges / Virginia Military Institute

Virginia Military Institute

Lexington, VA 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate71%

About Virginia Military Institute

Virginia Military Institute is a public, state institution in the town of Lexington, Virginia. Virginia Military Institute was founded in 1839. The college enrolls around 1,512 students a year, including 1,525 undergraduates.

2022 Acceptance Rate for Virginia Military Institute

It is moderately difficult to get into Virginia Military Institute. Virginia Military Institute admitted 71% of all applicants in 2022. In 2022, 1,192 students applied to Virginia Military Institute and 847 were admitted.

Virginia Military Institute Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 71%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate 82%
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.7
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 16.8%

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Virginia Military Institute is located in Lexington, Virginia,.

If you would like to see Virginia Military Institute for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 81 to Lexington, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Roanoke-Blacksburg Regional.

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College Info

319 Letcher Avenue Lexington, VA 24450

Campus Setting: Small Town

Virginia Military Institute Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Feb 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Feb 1

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Virginia Military Institute is Feb 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Virginia Military Institute is Feb 1.

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Virginia Military Institute SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1120 - 1270


Math SAT Range

535 - 640


Reading SAT Range

570 - 660

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

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1270 and Above


1120 to 1270


1120 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Virginia Military Institute students is 1215. Applicants with SAT scores of 1270 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Virginia Military Institute, while applicants with SAT scores between 1120 to 1270 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1120 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Virginia Military Institute.

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Wondering what life at Virginia Military Institute is like? There are approximately 1,512 students enrolled at Virginia Military Institute, including 1,525 undergraduate students and -13 graduate students. 99% percent of students attend school full-time, 67% percent are from VA and 33% percent of students are from other states.


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