Valley Forge Military College

Introduction

Since 1935, VFMC has earned a reputation as a renowned co-educational, accredited two-year private college. Designated as the Military College of Pennsylvania™, VFMC provides an educational experience unlike any other in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. The quality academic foundation, supported by the military environment, creates a holistic educational approach to building leaders of character for today and into the future. The skills and attributes developed through our Five Cornerstones: Academic Excellence, Character Development, Personal Motivation, Physical Development, and Leadership lay the foundation for our graduates to achieve academic and personal success.

Overall the mission of Valley Forge Military College is to educate cadets within an academic and military environment to be fully prepared for their responsibilities as citizen leaders who are mentally alert, sound in body, considerate of others and possessed of the highest sense of duty, honor, loyalty, and courage. To foster high moral standards and strong character traits that will make all cadets a credit to themselves, their families, their alma mater, and their country.

The vision of VFMC is to be a shining beacon, calling young people from throughout the world to come together to develop to their full intellectual, physical, moral and leadership potential through the structure and inspiration provided by the Valley Forge tradition of excellence.

The philosophy of VFMAC is to improve the total individual in a comprehensive system of self and group improvement. The institution seeks to educate every cadet in a manner that contributes to and reinforces the cadet’s capabilities to confidently seek and pursue the challenges of life. Valley Forge pursues this goal by using the holistic academic and military environment as the integrative mechanism to prepare its graduates to become educated citizen leaders of character. The dynamics of our tightly structured and supervised cadet-led community inculcate commitment to responsible and informed citizenship in a democratic society. Valley Forge’s military school education helps our graduates gain the abilities and aspirations to effectively confront and resolve the problems of life, both public and private.

Building Leaders by Developing the Whole Person

Both an academic and military environment, VFMAC builds leaders by developing the whole person. Our international reputation is based on a foundation that is summarized by Five Cornerstones: Academic Excellence, Personal Motivation, Character Development, Physical Development, and Leadership. The goal of the five cornerstones is to help students reach their academic potential and to achieve success not only in the classroom but beyond the classroom as well. From its cadet leadership ranks to the rifle club to its award-winning equestrian program, VFMAC teaches students leadership and responsibility in practical ways.

Academic Excellence

  • Our dedicated faculty develops cadets with the knowledge to thrive in a four-year college, in their careers, and throughout their lives.

Personal Motivation

  • Through teamwork, organizational pride and establishing and achieving personal goals, each cadet learns to strive for excellence.

Character Development

  • Cadets learn to contribute to society while maintaining our high standards of character and love of country.

Physical Development

  • Through physical education and athletic competition, each cadet learns the habits and attitudes necessary for lifelong physical wellness.

Leadership

  • Through a structured environment, cadets learn individual responsibility and gain the ability to become citizen leaders.

INTERNATIONAL

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS, One of the great strengths of Valley Forge Military Academy & College is the incredible diversity of the student population. Students from around the world, representing over 30 nations, have attended Valley Forge in preparation for success in life. Our graduates have gone on to attend elite ivy league institutions as well as the five federal service academies.

INTERNATIONAL COLLEGE ADMISSIONS

  • Complete an application online or submit a hard copy with a $25 non-refundable application fee
  • Submit High School transcripts (World Education Services or Evaluation Services, Inc)
  • Submit TOEFL score of 75 (internet-based), 213 (computer-based), or 550 (paper-based) OR
  • IELTS Scores with a minimum of 6
  • SAT/ACT Scores

INTERNATIONAL COLLEGE STUDENT GRANTS AND AWARDS

  • International Woman’s Leadership Award: Awarded to assist INTERNATIONAL female cadets who have demonstrated leadership, academic excellence and a commitment to improving their community. Students must have a cumulative high school GPA of 2.5, SAT 1000 (Math and Verbal) or ACT 17. Two letters of recommendation are required. A TOEFL score of 75 or IELTS score of 6 required. If qualified, students will be eligible for a Valley Forge grant of up to $5,000. Renewable each academic year with a 2.5 GPA.
  • INTERNATIONAL Merit Awards: $2,000-$8,000 per year grants are offered to qualified INTERNATIONAL students with excellent academic or athletic records. A TOEFL score of 75 or IELTS score of 6 required. Renewable each academic year with a 2.5 GPA.

INTERNATIONAL ACADEMY ADMISSIONS

  • Complete an application online or submit a hard copy with a $100 non-refundable application fee
  • Grades for the last three (3) years (in English)
  • All international applicants are required to submit a score from the TOEFL Junior Test
  • Evaluations completed by teachers (Math, English and Principal/Guidance Counselor)
This school offers programs in:
  • English

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Programs

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Associate Degree

Associate in Business Administration

Campus Full time August 2019 USA Wayne

The Associate in Business Administration program offers a rigorous academic curriculum geared to fulfill all the requirements of the Associate of Arts degree while positioning the student for a major in Business at VFMC and subsequent transfer to a four-year institution, in pursuit of a bachelor’s degree. [+]

Associate in Business Administration

The Associate in Business Administration program offers a rigorous academic curriculum geared to fulfill all the requirements of the Associate of Arts degree while positioning the student for a major in Business at VFMC and subsequent transfer to a four-year institution, in pursuit of a bachelor’s degree. The goal of the program is to expose the student to the theories and principles underlying various business disciplines such that the student may better assess their interests and aptitude for this particular area of study. The theory is further enhanced using applications to real life and business experience in the business arena and current events.... [-]


Associate of Science in Physical Sciences and Pre-Engineering

Campus Full time August 2019 USA Wayne

The Associate of Science in Physical Sciences and Pre-Engineering program provides students with a solid foundation in the scientific method and knowledge of the principles that govern the workings of the physical world. [+]

The Associate of Science in Physical Sciences and Pre- Engineering program provides students with a solid foundation in the scientific method and knowledge of the principles that govern the workings of the physical world. Students in this program can choose one of two tracks based on their interest: research in Physics, Bio-Physics, Geophysics, Industrial Tech, or Pre-Engineering.

The pre-engineering track is structured for those students planning to transfer into an engineering program and requires students to take specific courses in calculus and engineering statics.

Programs of Study

Our military tradition benefits all students: those who go on to officer training and those who choose to pursue other paths. A study by Korn/Ferry International shows that the leadership skills learned in military training enhance success in corporate life – which may be why many of our graduates go on to captain their own businesses. Whatever your goal, VFMC has academic programs that will help you get there.... [-]


Associate of Arts

Associate of Arts in Justice and Security Studies

Campus Full time August 2019 USA Wayne

The Associate of Arts in Justice and Security Studies program provides students with a comprehensive background in local, state, national, and international security considerations. [+]

The Associate of Arts in Justice and Security Studies program provides students with a comprehensive background in local, state, national, and international security considerations.

With an emphasis on both theoretical perspectives and practical concerns, the VFMC Justice and Security Studies program develops an interdisciplinary understanding of the fundamentals of security whether in law enforcement, information security, or national and global security. The concentrations allow students to tailor their course of study to individual interests while maintaining transferability to four-year institutions.

Students who complete the program will be prepared to enter the workforce as a low-level security professional, or are able to transfer to a four-year baccalaureate program. Possible careers with this degree include business intelligence analyst, intelligence analyst, law enforcement officer, military professional, emergency management personnel as well as any security-related position that requires research and analysis.... [-]


Associate of Arts in Liberal Arts

Campus Full time August 2019 USA Wayne

The Associate of Arts in Liberal Arts program offers students the opportunity to explore an array of disciplinary fields that provide a solid foundation in Liberal Studies. [+]

The Associate of Arts in Liberal Arts program offers students the opportunity to explore an array of disciplinary fields that provide a solid foundation in Liberal Studies.

This program includes courses that span the disciplines of Humanities, History, and Political Science, preparing students to continue their academic and career interests in a wide range of fields that include law, medicine, education, international relations, human services, literature and cultures, diplomacy and administration.

As they pursue the broad-based educational foundation afforded by the VFMC Liberal Arts program, students develop analytical training, communicative skills and a sound disciplinary foundation, which will allow them to evaluate issues and formulate collaborative and practical solutions to the complex and challenging problems of interaction in human society and to prepare them to take their places as citizen leaders in an increasingly global society.... [-]


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Wayne, Pennsylvania, PA 19087 US
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