Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech)

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech)


 Virginia Tech takes a hands-on, engaging approach to education, preparing scholars to be leaders in their fields and communities. As the commonwealth’s most comprehensive university and its leading research institution, Virginia Tech offers 240 undergraduate and graduate degree programs to more than 31,000 students and manages a research portfolio of more than $513 million. The university fulfills its land-grant mission of transforming knowledge to practice through technological leadership and by fueling economic growth and job creation locally, regionally, and across Virginia.

Through a combination of its three missions of learning, discovery, and engagement, Virginia Tech continually strives to accomplish the charge of its motto Ut Prosim (That I May Serve)

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  • Phone: 540-231-6267

  • Location: Virginia, United States

  • Famous graduates: Chet Culver, Rob Wittman, Homer Hickam

  • Year founded: 1872

  • Worldwide rank: (not reported)

  • No. of undergraduate students: 23,976

  • International students: 2.00%

  • No. of postgraduate students: 7,228

  • International students: 30.00%


Application Statistics

  • Number of undergraduate applications received:20,083

  • Undergraduate acceptance rate:

  • 70.40%

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Standardized Test Requirements

Do not require  

% of freshman submitting SAT scores: 91%

SAT Percentiles

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Cost of attendance

Tuition and fees$28,048
Room and board$7,924
Books and supplies$1,130
Personal Expenses$1,310
Transportation expenses$1,560

Application Fee

Availability of Exchange program:Yes


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