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Total Enrollment
Undergraduate
29760
Transfer-in
1210
Average Class Size
Overall
41
Years 1 & 2
48
Years 3 & 4
33

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Blacksburg VA
Virginia Tech has more than 30,000 undergraduate students across the commonwealth and manages a research portfolio of more than $531 million. The university fulfills its role as a land-grant institution by fostering a collaborative environment that integrates technology into all disciplines, so that the Virginia Tech community can serve as a force for positive change around the commonwealth, the country, and the world.
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Academics
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Freshman Definition
11 or fewer college credits completed after high school graduation
College Fit
As a student, you will spend only a portion of your time in the classroom. But all of your time at Virginia Tech will be...see moreAs a student, you will spend only a portion of your time in the classroom. But all of your time at Virginia Tech will be spent in an environment that promotes learning and growing. You will find a dynamic residential campus and award-winning dining in an environment committed to well-being. From our health and wellness programs to our hundreds of student organizations and clubs, there is something for every interest at Virginia Tech.
Freshman Student Catalog Year
Catalog year determined by date of entry to VT
Admissions and Financial
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Application Fee
$60 for U.S. students, $70 for international, paid with credit card when applying through the Common or Coalition Applic...see more$60 for U.S. students, $70 for international, paid with credit card when applying through the Common or Coalition Application
Application Type(s)
Early decision Nov 1; Early action Dec 1; Regular Admission Jan 15
Financial Aid
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Transcripts
Freshmen applicants are evaluated on the self-reported academic record that you will fill out when you apply. No transc...see moreFreshmen applicants are evaluated on the self-reported academic record that you will fill out when you apply. No transcripts are needed at the time of admission, however they must be submitted if you are offered admission for verification of the information provided.
Tests
SAT or ACT are not required for admission however students have the option to provide scores if they wish them to be con...see moreSAT or ACT are not required for admission however students have the option to provide scores if they wish them to be considered.
Essay
There is no essay requirement
Letter of Recommendation
Letters of recommendation are not a part of the Virginia Tech application
Interview
There is no interview requirement
Important Dates
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Freshman Application Deadline
Fall
15-Jan
Freshman Application Deadline
Spring
Freshman applicants are not offered spring admission
Freshman Financial Aid Date
1-Mar
Freshman Priority Application Deadline
Fall
November 1 for binding Early Decision; December 1 for non-binding Early Action
Freshman Priority Application Deadline
Spring
Freshman applicants are not offered spring admission
Freshman Financial Aid Date
1-Mar
Academics
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Transfer Definition
12 or more credits completed at an accredited college after high school graduation
College Fit
As a student, you will spend only a portion of your time in the classroom. But all of your time at Virginia Tech will be...see moreAs a student, you will spend only a portion of your time in the classroom. But all of your time at Virginia Tech will be spent in an environment that promotes learning and growing. You will find a dynamic residential campus and award-winning dining in an environment committed to well-being. From our health and wellness programs to our hundreds of student organizations and clubs, there is something for every interest at Virginia Tech.
Associate Transfer Degree Completion
Completion of a transfer-oriented associate degree will satisfy general education requirements of an undergraduate curri...see moreCompletion of a transfer-oriented associate degree will satisfy general education requirements of an undergraduate curriculum but may not fulfill specific departmental requirements or prerequisites needed for the major.
Dual Enrollment - Completion of Associates
Students earning an associate degree while in high school are not eligible for guaranteed admission programs and will be...see moreStudents earning an associate degree while in high school are not eligible for guaranteed admission programs and will be evaluated for admission as a freshmen. All courses are evaluated and transferred as applicable to your degree.
Transfer Student Catalog Year
Catalog year determined by date of entry to VT
Accepts Credits for Prior Learning
Prior learning score requirements may be found: ...see morePrior learning score requirements may be found: https://www.registrar.vt.edu/Advanced-Standing-Transferable-Credit.html
Course Transfer Criteria
Grade of C or better required for transfer
General Education Programs
VT accepts the UCGS and Passport programs to meet General Education requirements
Guaranteed Admission Agreement (GAA) Application Process
Students must apply as a transfer student having completed or with the intention of completing the Associate degree from...see moreStudents must apply as a transfer student having completed or with the intention of completing the Associate degree from a VCCS campus
Admissions and Financial
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Application Fee
$60 for U.S. students, $70 for international, paid with credit card when applying through the Common or Coalition Applic...see more$60 for U.S. students, $70 for international, paid with credit card when applying through the Common or Coalition Application
Application Type(s)
1-Oct for spring; 1-Mar for summer and fall
Transfer Financial Aid
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Transfer Admissions
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Transcripts
Transfer applicants are evaluated on the self-reported academic record that you will fill out when you apply. No transc...see moreTransfer applicants are evaluated on the self-reported academic record that you will fill out when you apply. No transcripts are needed at the time of admission, however they must be submitted if you are offered admission for verification of the information provided.
Tests
SAT or ACT are not required.
Essay
There is no essay requirement
Letters of Recommendation
Letters of recommendation are not a part of the Virginia Tech application
Interview
There is no interview requirement
Important Dates
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Transfer Application Deadline
Fall
1-Mar
Transfer Application Deadline
Spring
1-Oct
Transfer Financial Aid Date
22-Jan
Transfer Priority Application Deadline
Fall
There is no priority application deadline for transfer students
Transfer Priority Application Deadline
Spring
There is no priority application deadline for transfer students
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The links below take you to pages on the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University website. Use Catalog Search to find their programs and courses in this portal.
Academic Programs
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Academic Options
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Offers Credits for Prior Learning
Flexible Degree Options
Online Degree Options Available
Weekend/Evening Courses Available
Summer Courses Available
Concurrent Enrollment
High School Dual Enrollment
Reverse Transfer
Guaranteed Admissions
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Campus Services and Engagement
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Campus Housing
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Career Services
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Disability Services
Cultural Diversity Office
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Student Clubs & Organizations
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Sports
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Military Friendly
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Yellow Ribbon Program
Credit for Military Experience
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Dedicated POC for Military
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Recognized Student Veteran Organization
SOC Member
GI Bill/Tuition Assistance
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Helpful Links
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SCHEV College Data Profile
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State Financial Aid programs
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Course Catalog
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