Overall Virginia Military Institute Acceptance Rate
Accepted Applicants Profile
- SAT Scores: 1040 - 1230
- ACT Scores: 23 - 27
- Average GPA: 3.6
How Hard Is It to Get into Virginia Military Institute
Applicant Selectivity: Moderately Selective
The selectivity of applicants for undergraduate admissions to Virginia Military Institute is considered moderately selective. Many accepted applicants score in the mid-range on the SAT or ACT exam, as well as having a solid high school GPA and number of college prep courses.
How Does Virginia Military Institute Compare to Other Liberal Arts Colleges in VA
Nearby College Acceptance Rates
|Eastern Mennonite University||62%|
|Emory & Henry College||76%|
|University of Richmond||31%|
|Washington and Lee University||24%|
General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions
In addition to the online application and application fee, prospective students should plan to submit the following for consideration for admission to Virginia Military Institute:
- (1) Letter of recommendation from guidance counselor or secondary school administrator
- (2) Official high school transcripts
- (3) Official results from SAT and/or ACT exams.
Although a personal statement completed on the online form is optional, it is highly recommended. All students admitted to VMI will be assessed on an individual basis and not solely on academic success.
First year students at Virginia Military Institute had GPAs that scored in the top 25th percentile of the national average.
Number of Applicants, Percent Admitted, and Enrolled Students
Average Standardized Test Scores
|SAT Section||Score Range|
|Critical Reading||520 - 620|
|Math||520 - 610|
|Total Score:||1040 - 1230|
|ACT Section||Score Range|
|English||21 - 27|
|Math||22 - 27|
|Composite Score:||23 - 27|