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Virginia Military Institute (VMI)

Men's D1 Coach: James Purpura
Profile
Size
2 / 10
1,685 Undergrads / 1,685 Students
Cost
3 / 10
$13,428 Net Price
Selectivity
6 / 10
60% Admitted
  • Team Conference

    Southland Conference

  • College Type

    4-year, Public

  • Campus Type

    Town: Distant

Student Body
Gender
  • Male
  • Female
Enrollment
  • Full Time
  • Part Time
Geography
  • In-State
  • Out-of-state
  • Foreign
  • Other
Ethnicity
  • White
  • Black
  • Asian
  • Latino
  • Foreign
  • Other
Student-to-faculty Ratio
10 to 1
Return For Sophomore Year
89%
Overall Graduation Rate
79%
Graduate On Time / in 6 Years
67% / 79%
Calendar System
Semester
Religious Affiliation
Housing
On campus housing is provided and is required for incoming freshman

Other includes American Indian, Native Alaskan, Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, two or more races and unknown race / ethnicity.

Team Road Trips

Road games are primarily scheduled in the Northeast. The team travels to Manhattan, Philadelphia, Annapolis, MD and West Point, NY. Other trips in the past include Charlottesville, VA and Detroit, MI.

Recruit Commits
2022
  
HS
Hometown
Position(s)
Nathan Golding Granite Bay High School Granite Bay, CA Mid
Will Gormsen Rockhurst High School Leawood, KS Att
Aidan McClanahan West Potomac Highschool Alexandria, VA Mid, Mid
Connor Jung Kennett High School Kennett Square , PA Def, LSM
Connor Roche Springfield High School Springfield, PA Def, LSM
Connor Franklin The Woodlands HS The Woodlands, TX LSM
Brayden Allen Pearland High School Pearland, TX Mid, Att
Sam Morginstin Upper Dublin High School Ambler, PA Def, LSM
Zachary Laperriere Haddonfield Memorial Haddonfield, NJ LSM, Def
Jackson Rogers North Gwinnett Suwanee , GA Faceoff
James Aldinger Yorktown High School Arlington, VA Def
Alex Shapiro IMG Academy Bradenton , FL Att, Mid
Nate Duncan Dallas Jesuit College Prep Dallas, TX Mid
Cole Jones Riverside High School Leesburg, VA Att, Mid
Gage Kirkwood Hebron Lewisville , TX Mid, Att
Sebastien Chicas St. Margarets Episcopal School San Juan Capistrano, CA Goal
Blaze Perales Mater Dei North Tustin, CA Mid
 
2021
  
HS
Hometown
Position(s)
Scott Streff Minnetonka High School Minnetonka, MN Att
Gabe Eichler Manchester Valley High School Manchester, MD Faceoff, Mid
Alex Baber Holdernes Richmond, VA Def, LSM
Luke Rusterucci Starr's Mill High School Peachtree City, GA Att, Mid
Luke Mryncza Montgomery Bell Academy Nashville , TN Mid
Ian Geesaman Loyola Blakefield Towson , MD Faceoff
Oliver Lugo Don Bosco Prep Ramsey, NJ Att
Wil Duffy Archbishop Spalding high school Annapolis, MD Mid
Erik Gottmann Ballston Spa High School Ballston Spa, NY Mid
Diego Markie DeMatha Hyattsville, MD Faceoff, Mid
Chris Golini St. Mary’s annapolis Annapolis , MD Mid, Mid
James Boynewicz Frank W Cox High School Virginia Beach, VA Def, LSM
Mike Wakefield Montclair High School Montclair, NJ Def
 
2020
  
HS
Hometown
Position(s)
 
2019
  
HS
Hometown
Position(s)
 
2018
  
HS
Hometown
Position(s)
 
2017
  
HS
Hometown
Position(s)
 
2016
  
HS
Hometown
Position(s)
 
2015
  
HS
Hometown
Position(s)
Unofficial list from public sources and recruit submissions.
Commitment has been verified or submitted from a trusted source
Events By Virginia Military Institute (VMI) Coaches
Oct 2-3 '21
Lexington, VA
 
Men's 14-18
Location
VMI Parade, Lexington, VA, 24450 See Directions
Team Videos
Where Grads Live
  • Washington D.C. Metro Area
  • Richmond Virginia Area
  • Norfolk Virginia Area
  • Roanoke Virginia Area
  • Greater New York City Area
  • Greater Atlanta Area
  • Baltimore Maryland Area
  • Charlottesville Virginia Area
  • Charlotte North Carolina Area
  • Greater Philadelphia Area
  • Dallas/Fort Worth Area
  • Raleigh-Durham North Carolina Area
  • Lynchburg Virginia Area
  • Greater Boston Area
  • Houston Texas Area
Where Grads Work
  • US Army
  • United States Marine Corps
  • United States Air Force
  • US Navy
  • Booz Allen Hamilton
  • Army National Guard
  • United States Department of Defense
  • United States Army Reserve
  • Lockheed Martin
  • Northrop Grumman Corporation
  • US Government Accountability Office
  • US Navy Reserve
  • IBM
  • Capital One
  • US Department of Homeland Security
What Grads Do
  • Operations
  • Engineering
  • Sales
  • Military and Protective Services
  • Program and Project Management
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Education
  • Information Technology
  • Research
  • Consulting
  • Legal
  • Support
  • Business Development
  • Human Resources
Data from
Niche Grades
Overall Experience
Student Life
Professor Rating
Academics
Athletics
Campus
Academics
Test Scores
SAT
Critical Reading
530 - 620
Math
540 - 630
Total
1120 - 1300
ACT
English
21 - 26
Math
22 - 26
Composite
21 - 28

This range represents the middle half of incoming freshman from the 25th to 75th percentile. The writing component is now optional and no longer reported. Historical writing ranges: 500 - 600 for SAT

GPA
SAT Math
SAT Reading
ACT

This distribution represents incoming freshman test scores and GPA on 4.0 scale.

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Admissions
 
Total
Male
Female
Applicants 1,515 1,236 279
% Admitted 60% 61% 52%
% Admits That Enroll 53% 54% 49%
Incoming Freshman Average GPA 3.65
  • Accepted
  • Denied
  • Applied
  • Waitlisted
  • Admission Considerations
     
    Required
    Recommended Rec.
    High School GPA
    High School Rank
    High School Transcript
    College Prep Classes
    Recommendations
    Demonstrate Competencies
    Admission Test Scores
    Other Tests (Wonderlic, etc.)
    TOEFL (English proficiency)
    Admissions office
    Majors / Programs

    Degrees offered by popularity. Type = Bachelor.

    Social Sciences (28%)
    Engineering (25%)
    Civil Engineering, General (15%)
    International Relations and Affairs (15%)
    Economics, General (13%)
    Biology/Biological Sciences, General (9%)
    Biological & Biomedical Sciences (9%)
    Computer Science (7%)
    Computer & Information Sciences (7%)
    Psychology (7%)
    Psychology, General (7%)
    History (6%)
    History, General (6%)
    Physical Sciences (6%)
    Mechanical Engineering (5%)
    Electrical and Electronics Engineering (4%)
    Physics, General (4%)
    Athlete graduation rate
    Financial
    Net Price

    Average net price = sticker price - financial aid.

    $13,428

    Average net price by income for incoming freshman receiving financial aid.

    Net price for students paying in-state tuition rate (public institutions).

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    Sticker Price

    Sticker price = estimated total cost of attendance.

     
    In-state
    Out-of-state
    On Campus
    Tuition & Fees$19,118 $41,801
    Books & Supplies$1,000 $1,000
    Cost of Living$9,766 $9,766
    Personal Expenses$2,150 $2,150
     
    Sticker Price$32,034 $53,919

    Personal expenses includes laundry, transportation, entertainment and furnishings.

    Financial Aid

    92% of full-time, incoming freshman receive financial aid.

     
    Receiving Aid %
    Avg. Aid Amount
    Type of Aid
    Grant or Scholarship68%$16,807
    Federal Grants15%$5,062
    Pell Grants15%$4,502
    Other Federal3%$2,499
    State & Local Grants19%$7,558
    Institutional Grants68%$13,729
     
    Student Loans78%$6,376
    Federal Loans78%$2,997
    Other Loans15%$17,381

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    All financials shown for full-time, incoming freshman.

     
    Total Amount
    Per Student
    Endowment
    Financial Assets $507 Million $301,019

    Value of endowment assets at fiscal year end.

    Debt

    Total federal debt after graduation for undergrad borrowers: $23,900.

    Total cumulative student debt by percentile.

     
    Total Principal
    Monthly Payment
    10 Year Repayment $19,500 $254

    Most student loans have a grace period before repayment begins.

    3 Year Avg. Default Rate: 2.2%

    Avg. rate for colleges with lacrosse is 5.1%.

    Total federal debt excludes private student loans and parent PLUS loans. Cumulative debt cohort includes 551 students.

    Salary

    Earnings 10 years after enrollment: $65,700

    Earnings of former students working by percentile.

    Earnings of former students who received federal financial aid. Figures shown are median.

    Payback

    How long until this college investment pays off: 3.6 years.

    Median debt and foregone earnings divided by median earnings. Foregone earnings assumes 4 years to graduation; at this school, 67% of students graduate on time.

    Events Attending
    Trackable Events
    VMI Fall Prospect Day
    Oct 2-3 '21
    VA: Lexington
       
       
     
    maybe attending; confirmed attending.
    Team Social
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    Campus Safety
     
    On Campus
    In Residence Halls In Res. Halls
    Criminal Offenses
    Murder - -
    Negligent Manslaughter - -
    Rape 1 1
    Fondling 3 3
    Incest - -
    Statutory Rape - -
    Robbery - -
    Aggravated Assault - -
    Burglary 11 11
    Motor Vehicle Theft - -
    Arson - -

    In Residence Halls are a subset of On Campus statistics. Murder includes non-negligent manslaughter.

    The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here. Statistics represent 3-year average data.

    Data from The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.

    Carnegie Classifications
    Category
    Classification
    Basic ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus
    Undergrad InstructionArts & sciences plus professions, no graduate coexistence
    Graduate InstructionNot classified (Exclusively Undergraduate)
    Enrollment ProfileExclusively undergraduate four-year
    Undergrad ProfileFour-year, full-time, more selective, lower transfer-in
    Size and SettingFour-year, small, highly residential

    Carnegie classifications provide a framework for evaluating comparable schools.

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