About Valley Forge Military Academy and College

Come Experience Valley Forge Tradition

For nearly a century, thousands of young men and women have forged the brightest futures at Valley Forge. We are proud of that legacy, and we hope you will be a part of it.

The Anthony Wayne American Legion Post 418, in conjunction with Radnor Township, has recently honored the memory of two #VFMACalumni who gave their lives for our Country. The Radnor Township Hometown Hero Program selected members of the community whose names are on the Wall of Honor, located on the Radnor Township War Memorial. Those chosen from Valley Forge were Eric Fisher Wood Jr. ’37, who gave his life during the Battle of the Bulge in World War II, and Alonzo Robert Toal ’56, who gave his life during the Vietnam War. The Township has placed, nearly 50 banners throughout the area in tribute of these local heroes. ...

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Today the cadets received excellent #marksmanship instruction by SFC Lunsmann of the #ROTC department (along with several college cadets) on bolt action .22s in the Mellon range. A big thank you for sharing your time and talent! #army #vfma @vfmac @vfmcarmyrotc @jai.ghude @felicianewland
Courage Honor Conquer 🏆
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Ranger Challenge
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Beautiful day for a college class to go outside and talk about foreign policy. ...

Happy Birthday, @usnavy – thank you for your service! ...

Our Academy Dean, Dr. Lea, speaking at our Open House this morning. ...

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Come support the Lady Trojans on Saturday at 12 PM for their THINK PINK match against Bucks County Community College! There's no charge to attend the game but any donations received will support Breast Cancer research! #BreastCancerAwareness #ThinkPinkMatch #GoTrojans
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Scuba prepared last night for their weekend trip to become PADI Certified. ...

#TBT to our 2019 Plebe Crucible! #Crucible2019 #VFforThee
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College cadets enjoying the cooler weather on a pleasant Wednesday. 🍃🍎 ...

About Valley Forge Military Academy and College

Valley Forge Military Academy and College is a leadership institution focused on developing the whole person. The Academy is a college preparatory school for boys, offering middle school and high school. The College is a two-year institution for men and women and has been designated the Military College of Pennsylvania.™

Our mission is to develop individuals to be fully prepared for the responsibilities and challenges of being citizen leaders. We produce graduates who are strong in mind, body and soul.

Our vision is to be a shining beacon, calling young people from around the world to achieve their full intellectual, physical, moral and leadership potential.

Our philosophy is to develop the whole person within an integrated academic and military environment. Our tightly structured and supervised cadet-led community helps to inculcate a deep, enduring commitment to responsible and informed citizenship in a democratic society.

The Five Cornerstones

Since our founding in 1928, we have used the Five Cornerstones as an approach to developing the whole person. These cornerstones have stood the test of time and remain central to our institution today.

Academic Excellence

It is the goal of our faculty to provide cadets the best possible education, equipping them with the critical thinking skills that will enable them to navigate the complexities of life. Many of our students graduate from VFMAC and use their knowledge to enroll in the most competitive universities–the most challenging, yet promising academic environments.

Character Development

Our education philosophy is grounded in developing cadets of the highest moral character, excelling in integrity, honesty and service.

Personal Motivation

We inspire excellence in our cadets through teamwork, organizational pride, and setting and achieving personal goals.

Physical Development

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

Leadership

Cadets learn to become leaders by gaining a sense of individual responsibility and confidence in their own abilities as future citizen leaders.

Take the First Step

Contact us now to learn more about the opportunities that await at Valley Forge.

Facts About Valley Forge Military Academy

  • Valley Forge Military Academy is an independent, private, college preparatory school for boys in grades 7-12 founded with the purpose of developing boys into young men of character, integrity and discipline.
  • The Academy offers college preparatory academics, credentialed faculty, competitive PIAA athletics, and individual attention, providing cadets with an environment focused on their academic success.
  • Ninety five percent of Academy graduates enter college after graduation.
  • Awards more than $4 million in scholarships and financial aid, each year.

Facts About Valley Forge Military College

  • Valley Forge Military College is a co-educational, accredited two-year private college.
  • Young men and women come to the College to reach their fullest academic potential, enrolling in programs which lead to AA, AS or ABA degrees. Many go on to the top universities in our country after graduating from VFMC.
  • Our dedicated scholar-practitioners are experts in their fields and focused on teaching as their first priority.
  • One of only four Army ROTC Early Commissioning Programs (ECP) in the U.S., and the only in the North East.
  • Designated as a Center for Academic Excellence in Cyber Defense 2 Year Education by the NSA/DHS.
  • In 2007, the College proudly opened its doors to women for the first time. We believe in the equal power of women and strive to create an environment in which both women and men can thrive.