Blacksburg, Virginia

Virginia Tech Student Outcomes

Graduation Rate

Percent of students graduating within 150% of normal completion time
83% vs. 41.9% national median
Graduation Rates for Virginia Tech
Years Percent Earning Bachelor's Degree
within 4 years 56% earned a bachelor degree
within 5 years 79% earned a bachelor degree
within 6 years 82% earned a bachelor degree

A college's graduation rate is a strong indication of its effectiveness and your potential to find success at a school. These statistics measure the percentage of first-time, full-time students who earned a bachelor degree within four, five or six years from Virginia Tech. For comparison, approximately 58% of starting students nationally earn a bachelor's degree within six years. Virginia Tech is more effective than average at successfully graduating students.

Post Graduation Earnings

Average Salary After 10 Years
$65,000 vs. $34,300 national median
Average salary after attending Virginia Tech
Years Average Earnings
after 6 years $49,200 per year
after 7 years $51,900 per year
after 8 years $56,700 per year
after 9 years $60,700 per year
after 10 years $65,000 per year

10 years after enrolling, the average income of former Virginia Tech students who are working and no longer in school is $65,000, which is 90% higher than the national median. Sources, U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard / Department of Treasury.

Student Loan Debt Upon Graduation

Median Student Loan Debt for Graduates
Percent of students receiving Federal Loans

Student Loan Repayment

Median Loan Payment
$247 per month
Percent of students actively repaying their loans
81% vs. 47% national average

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