65%

Acceptance Rate

$8,191

Avg.Financial Aid

003754

FAFSA Code

About Virginia Tech

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Public

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

34,683

Website

WWW.VT.EDU

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

SACSCOC

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

#N/A

Location & Contact

Address

210 Burruss Hall 800 Drillfield Dr.

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 5402316000
Fax:
Request Info

Rankings

Forbes and US News provide rankings to the universities, which are trusted everywhere. But this is applicable only if the universities are located in the US. The rankings of eductional institutions by Forbes and US News are considered a reliable source by applicants and experts. The ranking of a university is a great way to gauge its performance on several factors like research excellence, the performance of its students after graduation, student experience, and academic success. However, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University doesn't feature in the list of top colleges, according to the latest rankings of these two publications.

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

15th Jan

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

65%

SAT Range

1180 - 1390

ACT Range

25 - 31

Application Fee

$60

SAT/ACT

Considered but not required

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

No

The students can make the most out of the admission process as the admission at the university is easy. Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University has 3 admission thresholds. The admission process starts by filling up the form and submitting a fee of $60. If the SAT score of a student lies in the range of 1180-1390, it would improve her chances. A candidate, in order to take admission to Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, must score 28 in her ACTs. But, in certain cases, those having ACT scores less than 25 are also given admission. The candidates can apply for the courses online. However, in case they need information or want to feel the vibes, they visit the school's office at 210 Burruss Hall, 800 Drillfield Dr., Blacksburg, Virginia 24061-0131. They can also call them at (540) 231-6994.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$18,349

Average Annual Cost

$11,420

Books And Supplies

$1,150

Other Fees

$2,200

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$8,934

Budget For Other Expenses

$3,130

Total One Year Cost

$26,834

Before applying to VPISU, candidates must keep in mind the tuition fees and the cost of living during the course tenure. The total one-year cost on a full-time basis would be somewhere around $36,855. If it sounds unaffordable to the applicant, there are numerous financial aid options available that they can explore.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

Doctor's degree

Student:Faculty Ratio

14:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

93%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

25%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$11,700

Faculty Overview

65%

Male Professors

35%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Mechanical Engineering

416 Graduates

Management Sciences and Quantitativ...

337 Graduates

Finance and Financial Management Se...

280 Graduates

Foods, Nutrition, and Related Servi...

276 Graduates

Biology, General

256 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

200 Graduates

Civil Engineering

199 Graduates

Psychology, General

199 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

184 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

179 Graduates

Human Development, Family Studies,...

174 Graduates

Marketing

168 Graduates

Industrial Engineering

152 Graduates

Political Science and Government

152 Graduates

Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astrona...

147 Graduates

Electrical, Electronics and Communi...

143 Graduates

Business Administration, Management...

141 Graduates

Economics

126 Graduates

Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecu...

125 Graduates

Computer Engineering

123 Graduates

Animal Sciences

119 Graduates

International Relations and Nationa...

104 Graduates

Chemical Engineering

100 Graduates

Architecture

97 Graduates

Mathematics

96 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

91 Graduates

Linguistic, Comparative, and Relate...

84 Graduates

Materials Engineering

81 Graduates

Sociology

80 Graduates

Hospitality Administration/Manageme...

76 Graduates

History

74 Graduates

Family and Consumer Sciences/Human...

71 Graduates

Agricultural Engineering

65 Graduates

Design and Applied Arts

58 Graduates

Engineering Mechanics

58 Graduates

Forestry

58 Graduates

Construction Management

55 Graduates

Natural Resources Conservation and...

53 Graduates

Agricultural Production Operations

49 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

49 Graduates

Wildlife and Wildlands Science and...

48 Graduates

Chemistry

46 Graduates

Physics

46 Graduates

Construction Engineering

45 Graduates

Plant Sciences

44 Graduates

Mining and Mineral Engineering

43 Graduates

Real Estate

43 Graduates

Geography and Cartography

39 Graduates

Microbiological Sciences and Immuno...

39 Graduates

Food Science and Technology

35 Graduates

Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosc...

33 Graduates

Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorolog...

29 Graduates

Neurobiology and Neurosciences

29 Graduates

Statistics

29 Graduates

Agricultural Business and Managemen...

28 Graduates

Applied Mathematics

20 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

20 Graduates

Engineering-Related Fields

18 Graduates

Music

18 Graduates

Agriculture, General

17 Graduates

Business/Managerial Economics

15 Graduates

Physical Sciences, Other

14 Graduates

Philosophy

12 Graduates

Landscape Architecture

10 Graduates

Religion/Religious Studies

8 Graduates

Public Policy Analysis

4 Graduates

Natural Resources Management and Po...

3 Graduates

Science, Technology and Society

3 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

27,811

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

16%

Full-time

98%

Part-time

2%

Students Gender

Male

57%

US National: 44%

Female

43%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

65% White

3% Unknown

4% Black

6% Hispanic

5% Two or more races

7% Non Resident alien

10% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

24%

Out Of State

69%

In State

7%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$77,608 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and N/A of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

N/A

Undergrads in College Housing

35%

Averege Housing Cost

$5,324/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $4,140/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$4,140/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

HokieBird

School Colors

burnt orange and chicago maroon

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Atlantic Coast Conference

Total Male Athletes

331

Total Female Athletes

226

Intramural Sports

13

Sports Club

35

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Football

Golf

Soccer

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Golf

Lacrosse

Soccer

Softball

Swimming and Diving

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

Students who want to enjoy the campus and lodging life can benefit from the on-campus housing facility provided by VPISU. At VPISU, $9,342 is the normal expense for on-campus housing, which a student will be needed to pay, each year. The average meal plan at VPISU costs around $4,140 a year. Notably, students at the varsity get to choose from various dining and meal plan options as well. The university considers the safety and security of its students to be paramount. At VPISU, campus safety and security features include 24-hr security patrol, campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. There are around 57% male and 43% female students enrolled at the university.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$48,000/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$62,500/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$12,000

$31,000

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$125 - 322

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

45%

Average Aid Per Year

$8,191

Students Receiving Federal Grants

15%

Average Aid Per Year

$6,203

Students Receiving State Aid

16%

Average Aid Per Year

$3,696

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

40%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,501

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$13,839

$30K - $48K

$12,315

$48K - $75K

$7,944

$75K - $110K

$2,811

> $110K

$724

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$38,490,877

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$47,190,490

The financial aid department of Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University helps students by assisting them with scholarships, grants, and student loans in the event that they find the fees and the cost of living at the campus to be expensive. The average financial aid at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University is around $5,405 and the federal grant is $6,653. Prospective students can benefit from state-level aid worth $5,022 as well as institutional aid worth $5,405. The total need-based scholarships/grants offered at VPISU based on students' financial needs add up to $38,490,877 per year. Meanwhile, the total non-need-based scholarships/grants in a year come to around $47,190,490.

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