|Setting:||Large Town Setting|
|Size:||Very Large (+10,000 Undergrad)|
|Nicknames:||Virginia Tech, VT, VPI|
|On-Campus Housing Available:||Yes|
The Virginia Polytechnic Institute and University in Blacksburg, Virginia, is a public land-grant university that transforms knowledge into practice through technological leadership.
Virginia Tech is dedicated to the Virginia community, striving to fuel economic growth and job creation statewide.
Student life is made up of an active campus life and the social, entertainment and cultural opportunities of Blacksburg. Students may join one of more than 100 student clubs with interests from Greek life to robotics. There are a number of performing groups and Lively Arts events hosted frequently, showcasing world-class entertainment to students and the community.
The school also offers spiritual life opportunities through a number of church and fellowship groups of all denominations. College life is also bolstered by the school’s strong athletics, and you can find many students cheering on the Hokies throughout the year.
Academics include more than 70 undergraduate majors and minors in schools of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Architecture and Urban Studies, Business, Engineering, Liberal Arts and Human Sciences and more. Virginia Tech also offers more than 75 master degrees and 60 doctoral programs in nine colleges.
Admissions require students to complete an application, select a major, submit an official high school transcript and agree to and sign the Pledge of Honor. Students who complete an application online will have their application fee waived.
Virginia Tech offers scholarships specific to Virginia residents based on student qualifications. Other scholarships are available to students who demonstrate eligibility and apply separately. Students who file a FAFSA may be eligible to receive aid through federal grants, loans, waivers and work-study programs.
67% of students gave Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University 5 stars overall.
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University was the best choice I could have made when it came to choosing a college. The academics, campus, and sports and other extra-curricular events are at a pristine level.
It's a great school, awesome campus and the classes and students are all very good.
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
222 Burruss Hall
Blacksburg, VA 24061
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Very good walkability. We recommend walking in this area.
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|Full-Time Undergrad Students||24,730|
|Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students)||33,164|
- Latino: 4%
- African American: 4%
- Caucasian: 76%
- Asian: 8%
- Unknown and Other: 6%
|Unknown and Other||6%|
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