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Virginia Tech

Blacksburg, Virginia

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Overview

Student Population
37,024
Virginia Tech overview
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

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 30,771 prospective students applied, and 20,239 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 6,608 enrolled in the school.  34,051 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 2,973 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2020/2021, excluding room and board, is $11,420 plus fees of $2,329. Virginia Tech is ranked 116 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2022 U.S. Colleges Ranking.

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Ratings

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

Virginia Tech is rated within the top 24% 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 2022 CollegeSimply Best Colleges Lists.

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Getting In

Admission Standards
Very High
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SAT 1170/1370
ACT 25/31
GPA 3.96
Applications Accepted
65.8% 
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Applications Due Feb 1, 2023
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$2,329
Room and Board $9,556
Budget for Other Expenses$3,350
Total One Year Cost$27,755
Out of State Resident Tuition
$29,960
Out of State Costs for Virginia Tech
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,100
Other Fees$2,329
Room and Board $9,556
Budget for Other Expenses$3,350
Total One Year Cost$46,295

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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.