Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech)

Blacksburg, VA

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Applicant Information

Important Admissions Deadlines

Application Deadline January 15
SAT / ACT Scores Due January 28
SAT II Scores Due January 28
College Will Notify April 1
Reply to Acceptance by May 1

Admission Rate

  • Men
  • Women
  Men Women Total
Applied 11,983 8,208 20,191
Accepted 8,108 6,102 14,210
Acceptance Rate 68% 74% 70%
Enrolled 3,043 2,444 5,487

Virginia Tech Test Scores

Note: All test score ranges and GPA are approximations based on available data. Falling within a school’s displayed range for test scores and/or GPA does not guarantee admission to that school.

Average GPA
3.88 (weighted)

SAT Scores

(93% of Students Admitted to Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Submit SAT Scores)

  • Verbal 540 to 640
  • Math 570 to 680
  • Writing 540 to 640
  • Verbal
  • Math
  • Writing
Category Verbal Math Writing
Top 75th Percentile 640 680 640
Bottom 25th Percentile 540 570 540

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Application Requirements

  Required Recommended Considered
Application Fee ($60)   Very Important
High School Diploma or Equivalent   Very Important
High School GPA   Very Important
High School Rank     Not Considered
High School Transcript   Very Important
Recommendations     Considered
Essay     Not Considered
Extracurricular Activities     Considered
Volunteer Work     Considered
Standardized Test Score(s)   Very Important
Interview     Not Considered
Competencies     Not Considered
TOEFL   Very Important

High School Prerequisites

Subject Years Required Years Recommended
Electives 4 4
English 4 4
Foreign Language 3
History 1 1
Math 3 4
Science 2 3
Social Studies 1 1
Lab 2 2
Electives 1 1

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Transfer Students

Undergraduate Enrollment 24,730 (96%)
Undergraduate Transfer-in Enrollment 997 (3%)

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Admissons Requirements for Transfers

  Required Recommended Considered
Application Fee ($60)   Very Important
Credits (minimum 12)   Very Important
High School Transcript   Very Important
College Transcript   Very Important
Essay/Personal Statement   Important
Interview     Not Considered
Standardized Test Scores   Important
Statement of Good Standing
from Prior Institution(s)
  Important

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