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Virginia Tech

Blacksburg, Virginia

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Overview

Student Population
34,683
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Location Blacksburg, Virginia
Online vt.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Setting Small City
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Size Large
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Located in Blacksburg, Virginia, Virginia Tech is a large four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 31,974 prospective students applied, and 22,393 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 7,651 enrolled in the school.  31,972 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 2,711 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2019/2020, excluding room and board, is $11,420 plus fees of $2,271. Virginia Tech is ranked 137 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

Ratings

8/10
Overall
9/10
Academics
7/10
Resources
9/10
Outcomes
8/10
Value

Virginia Tech is rated within the top 25% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 8 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated

Rankings

Rankings for Virginia Tech within the 2021 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Very High
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SAT 1180/1390
ACT 25/31
GPA 3.95
Applications Accepted
70% 
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Applications Due Feb 1, 2022
Applicant Competition Low
Application Fee $60

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Annual Cost to Attend

Virginia Resident Tuition
$11,420
In State Costs for Virginia Tech
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,100
Other Fees$2,271
Room and Board $9,342
Budget for Other Expenses$3,150
Total One Year Cost$27,283
Out of State Resident Tuition
$29,960
Out of State Costs for Virginia Tech
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,100
Other Fees$2,271
Room and Board $9,342
Budget for Other Expenses$3,150
Total One Year Cost$45,823

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Outcomes

Average Salary After 10 Years
$65,000 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
82% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by Virginia Tech students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 20%
Engineering 19%
Social Sciences 9%
Biology 8%
Work and Family Studies 6%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=233921 IPEDS survey data for Virginia Tech.

Current students may use the Virginia Tech GPA calculator to determine their current college GPA.