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Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University is a Public, 4 Years+ school located in Blacksburg, VA. The 2019 average net price at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University is $18,349. Acceptance rate is 64.85%. The school has a total enrollment of 34,683.


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Location: Blacksburg, VA
Student Body: 34,683
Education Type: 4 Years+
Funding: Public
Campus Type: Urban
Web Site: WWW.VT.EDU
Acceptance Rate: 64.85%

Admission Details

Key Admissions DetailsAdmissions Deadlines, Start Dates
  • Acceptance Rate: 64.85%
  • Application Deadline: n/a
  • International Students: 7%
  • Application Fee: $60
Tuition and FeesYearly Tuition and Other Fees
In State Tuition: $11,420
Out of State/International Tuition: $29,104
In State Grad Tuition: $13,310
Out of State Grad Tuition: $26,825
Room and Board: $8,934
Books and Supplies: $1,150
Other Fees: $2,804
Net Price In-District/State: $18,349
Net Price Out-of-State: n/a
Student Body DataIncoming Class Data
  • Most Recent Incoming Class: 6,285
  • Men / Women Ratio: 3,476 / 2,809
  • Median SAT Verbal Range: 590 - 680
  • Median SAT Math Range: 590 - 710
  • Median ACT Range: 25 - 31
International Student DataInformation for International Students
  • Minimum TOEFL Score: 80
  • Minimum IETLS Score: n/a
  • % of International Students: 7%
  • International Testing: Required
  • Total International Students: 427
Required DocumentsTranscripts and Recommendations
  • High School Transcript: Required
  • Recommendations: Not Considered
  • Admissions Tests Scores: Required
  • Portfolio: Not Considered

Top 5 Popular Programs

  • Engineering: 23%
  • Business, Management, Marketing: 19%
  • Social Sciences: 7%
  • Human Sciences: 7%
  • Biological, Biomedical Science: 6%

Academic Programs

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University offers 261 Total Programs in Associate's, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate, Certificate Degree Levels. The most popular area of study for students are degrees in Engineering. Choose an area to explore below to see detailed degree programs at each degree level.
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Associate's Degree ProgramsVirginia Polytechnic Institute and State University offers 1 Associate's Degree Programs
Agriculture
Bachelor's Degree ProgramsVirginia Polytechnic Institute and State University offers 73 Bachelor's Degree Programs
Agriculture
Architecture
Biological, Biomedical Science
Business, Management, Marketing
Communication
Computer Science
Engineering
Engineering Technology
English Literature
Foreign Language, Literature
  • Foreign Languages and Literatures, General Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
History
Human Sciences
  • Business Family and Consumer Sciences, Human Sciences Degree
  • Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General Degree
  • Human Development and Family Studies, General Degree
Mathematics and Statistics
Natural Resources, Conservation
Philosophy, Religiouis Studies
Physical Sciences
Psychology
Public Admin, Social Services
Social Sciences
Visual and Performing Arts
Master's Degree ProgramsVirginia Polytechnic Institute and State University offers 69 Master's Degree Programs
Agriculture
Architecture
Biological, Biomedical Science
Business, Management, Marketing
Communication
Communication Technology
  • Animation, Interactive Technology, Video Graphics and Special Effects Degree
Computer Science
  • Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General Degree
Education
  • Counselor Education, School Counseling and Guidance Services Degree
  • Curriculum and Instruction Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
  • Educational Administration and Supervision, Other Degree
  • Higher Education, Higher Education Administration Degree
  • Trade and Industrial Teacher Education Degree
Engineering
English Literature
Foreign Language, Literature
  • Foreign Languages and Literatures, General Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
Health Professions
History
Human Sciences
  • Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General Degree
  • Human Development and Family Studies, General Degree
Interdisciplinary Studies
Mathematics and Statistics
Natural Resources, Conservation
Philosophy, Religiouis Studies
Physical Sciences
Psychology
Public Admin, Social Services
Social Sciences
Visual and Performing Arts
Doctorate Degree ProgramsVirginia Polytechnic Institute and State University offers 56 Doctorate Degree Programs
Agriculture
Architecture
Biological, Biomedical Science
Business, Management, Marketing
Computer Science
Education
  • Counselor Education, School Counseling and Guidance Services Degree
  • Curriculum and Instruction Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
  • Educational Administration and Supervision, Other Degree
  • Educational Statistics and Research Methods Degree
  • Higher Education, Higher Education Administration Degree
  • Trade and Industrial Teacher Education Degree
Engineering
English Literature
Health Professions
Human Sciences
  • Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies, General Degree
  • Human Development and Family Studies, General Degree
Interdisciplinary Studies
Mathematics and Statistics
Natural Resources, Conservation
Physical Sciences
Psychology
Public Admin, Social Services
Social Sciences
Certificate ProgramsVirginia Polytechnic Institute and State University offers 42 Certificate Programs
Business, Management, Marketing
Computer Science
  • Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
  • Computer and Information Sciences, Other Degree
  • Computer and Information Systems Security, Information Assurance Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
Education
  • Administration of Special Education Degree
  • Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching Degree
  • Curriculum and Instruction Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
  • Educational Administration and Supervision, Other Degree
  • Educational Statistics and Research Methods Degree
  • Higher Education, Higher Education Administration Degree
  • Learning Sciences Degree
  • Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other Degree
  • Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
  • Trade and Industrial Teacher Education Degree
Engineering
Ethnic, Gender Studies
Health Professions
History
Interdisciplinary Studies
Natural Resources, Conservation
Philosophy, Religiouis Studies
Protective Services
Psychology
Public Admin, Social Services
Social Sciences
  • Development Economics and International Development Degree
  • Geographic Information Science and Cartography Degree
  • International Relations and Affairs Degree
  • International Relations and National Security Studies, Other Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
  • Political Science and Government, General Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
  • Political Science and Government, Other Degree
    • Online
    • Campus
  • Urban Studies, Affairs Degree

Demographics & Outcomes

Graduation and RetentionGraduation and retention information
  • Graduation Rate Within 150% of Time: 84%
  • Graduation Rate Within 200% of Time: 85%
  • 1st Year Retention: 93%
  • Post Graduation Salary: $59,000
Student Body DemographicsDiversity and Age Data
  • Total Students: 34,683
  • White, non-Hispanic Students: 63%
  • Non-resident, alien: 11%
  • Asian Students: 9%
  • Hispanic Students: 6%
  • Black Students: 4%
  • Two or more races: 4%
  • Unknown: 3%
  • American Indian, Alaska Native Students: <1%
  • Native Hawaiian, Pacific Isl. Students: <1%

Transfer Agreements

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J Sargeant Reynolds Community College
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John Tyler Community College
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Lord Fairfax Community College
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Northern Virginia Community College
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Patrick Henry Community College
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Paul D Camp Community College
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Piedmont Virginia Community College
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Rappahannock Community College
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Southside Virginia Community College
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Southwest Virginia Community College
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Thomas Nelson Community College
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Tidewater Community College
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Virginia Highlands Community College
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Virginia Western Community College
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Wytheville Community College
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