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Virginia Military Institute

Lexington, VA

FRESHMAN ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately Difficult: More than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.
High School Preparation
High School GraduationHigh school diploma required and GED is not accepted
High School ProgramCollege preparatory program is required
High School Units Required or Recommended
SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English 4 
Mathematics 3 4
Science 3 4
Foreign Language 3 4
Social Studies 2 
History 1 
Academic Electives  
Examinations
ExamScores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACTRequiredMay 1
SAT Only  
ACT Only  
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT  
SAT Subject Tests Only 
SAT Essay Component Policy Accepted with or without essay component
ACT Writing Test PolicyAccepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT EssaySAT: Not used
ACT: Not used

APPLYING FOR ADMISSION

Admissions Office
Address319 Letcher Avenue
City, State, ZipLexington, VA  24450
Phone(540) 464-7211
Fax(540) 464-7746
E-mailadmissions@vmi.edu
Application Dates and Fees
Regular Admission DeadlineFebruary 1
Application Fee$40
Application Fee WaiverAvailable
Regular Admission NotificationRolling
Accept Offer of AdmissionBy May 1 or within 2 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List UsedYes
Defer AdmissionStudent cannot defer admission
Transfer AdmissionTransfer applications accepted
Early Admission
Early Decision OfferedYes
Early Decision DeadlineNovember 15
Early Decision NotificationDecember 15
Early Action OfferedNo
Early Action Deadline 
Early Action Notification 
Application Form
Common ApplicationNot accepted
Universal College ApplicationNot accepted
Electronic Application Available
Other Application Requirements
InterviewNot required
Essay or Personal
Statement
Recommended for all freshmen
Letters of
Recommendation
2 recommended for all freshmen
Other 
Financial NeedFinancial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

SELECTION OF STUDENTS

FactorVery ImportantImportantConsideredNot Considered
Rigor of Secondary School RecordX
Academic GPAX
Standardized TestsX
Class RankX
RecommendationsX
EssayX
InterviewX
Level of Applicant's InterestX
Extracurricular ActivitiesX
Volunteer WorkX
Particular
Talent/Ability
X
Character/Personal QualitiesX
First Generation to Attend CollegeX
State ResidencyX
Geographic ResidenceX
Relation with AlumnusX
Religious Affiliation/ CommitmentX
EthnicityX
Work ExperienceX

PROFILE OF FALL ADMISSION

Overall Admission Rate51% of 1,843 applicants were admitted
   Women43% of 291 applicants were admitted
   Men52% of 1,552 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled482 (51%) of 939 admitted students enrolled
   Women58 (46%) of 126 admitted students enrolled
   Men424 (52%) of 813 admitted students enrolled
Early Decision Admission Rate57% of 408 applicants were admitted
Early Action Admission Rate 
Students Offered Wait List 360
Students Accepting Wait List Position 147
Students Admitted From Wait List 12
Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)
Average GPA3.65
3.75 and Above38%
3.50 - 3.7423%
3.25 - 3.4922%
3.00 - 3.2410%
2.50 - 2.996%
2.00 - 2.491%
SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
SAT Math580 average
530-620 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
5%
Score of 600 - 700
32%
Score of 500 - 600
53%
Score of 400 - 500
10%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT Critical Reading578 average
530-620 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
6%
Score of 600 - 700
32%
Score of 500 - 600
49%
Score of 400 - 500
12%
Score of 300 - 400
1%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT WritingNot reported
Score of 700 - 800
Not reported
Score of 600 - 700
Not reported
Score of 500 - 600
Not reported
Score of 400 - 500
Not reported
Score of 300 - 400
Not reported
Score of 200 - 300
Not reported
ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
ACT Composite26 average
23-30 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
15%
Score of 24 - 29
56%
Score of 18 - 23
29%
Score of 12 - 17
0%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%
Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
High School Class RankTop tenth: 17%
Top quarter: 46%
Top half: 88%
Bottom half: 12%
National Merit ScholarNot reported
ValedictorianNot reported
Class PresidentNot reported
Student Government OfficerNot reported
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CLASS OF 2022 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M ERW  
Average 3.46 3.60 605 600 27
Low 2.98 2.70 490 450 24
High 4.00 4.50 690 720 31
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