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Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Acceptance Rate 70 %
SAT Average 1,285
Tuition & Fees $32,893
($13,749)
Student Population 34,683
Average Financial Aid Amount Received $8,630

Academic Overview

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Campus, Blacksburg, VA
The Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets (VTCC) is the military component of the student body at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Cadets live together in residence halls, attend morning formation, wear a distinctive uniform, and receive an intensive military and leadership educational experience similar to that available at the United States service academies. The Corps of Cadets has existed from the founding of the Virginia Agricultural and Mechanical College in 1872 to the present-day institution of Virginia Tech, which is designated a senior military college by federal law. According to program staff, about 1400 students participate as of September, 2018. Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University is a public, 4 or more years institute located in Blacksburg, Virginia. It is a Research University (very high research activity) by Carnegie Classification and its highest degree is Doctor's degree - research/scholarship and professional practice. The 2021 tuition & fees are $13,749 for Virginia residents and $32,893 for out-of-state students. The school offers both undergraduate and graduate programs and a total of 34,683 students are enrolled in. The acceptance rate of undergraduate school is 70% and the graduation rate is 86% last year.
The salary after graduation from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University varies by major programs where the average earning after 10 years is $67,100. You can check the average salary by the major programs on the area of study page.

2021 Tuition & Fees

For undergraduate school, in the academic year 2020-2021, tuition and fees of Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University are $13,749 for Virginia residents and $32,893 for non-residents. For graduate schools, its 2021 tuition and fees are $16,030 for in-state students and $29,943 for out-of-state students.
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University 2021 Tuition & Fees
In-StateOut-of-State
Undergraduate$13,749$32,893
Graduate$16,030$29,943
[Chart] 2020-2021 Tuition & Fees

Key Academic Statistics

The following chart illustrates the 2021 key academic statistics at Virginia Tech. The acceptance rate of Virginia Tech is 70% and the yield (enrollment rate) is 34%. The average graduation rate is 86% and no students have transferred out from the school. The average received amount of financial aid is $8,630 and 50% of undergraduate students received grants or scholarship aid. A total of 34,683 students is attending including both undergraduate and graduate students, and the student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1.
[Chart] Academic Statistics
Acceptance Rate for Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University is 70 %.
Graduation Rate for Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University is 86 %
Retention Rate for Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University is 93 %
Student Population for Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University is 34,683
Student to Faculty Rate for Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University is 14 %
The average received amount of financial aid is $8,630 at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.

Offered Degrees

Virginia Tech offers 242 major programs through online and on-site education where 20 programs are available through distance learning. The following table lists the number of programs by offered degree with online class availabilities.
Offered Major Programs
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online Class
Associate's Degree10
Bachelor's Degree730
Post Bachelor's Degree3911
Master's Degree699
Post Master's Degree40
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship540
Doctor's degree - professional practice20

Special Learning Opportunities

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University offers online education (distance learning opportunities) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. The school provides ROTC, teacher certification and study abroad - opportunity which a student completes part of the college program studying in another country programs to its students.
Special Learning Opportunities
Online ClassUndergraduate , Graduate
ROTCArmy, NAVY, Air Force
Weekend/Evening College
Teacher Certification
Study Abroad
Campus Housing
(Dormitory Capacity:9,471)
Board/Meal Plan
(Typical Annual Charge: $4,140)

Veterans Benefits

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University has programs, benefits and/or services to veterans, military service members, or their families.
Veterans Benefits
Yellow Ribbon Program
(officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military service members, and their families
Recognized student veteran organization
Member of Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges