2016-17 On-campus Enrollment Profile

Enrollment by Race

  Undergraduate Graduate Professional Total
American Indian or Alaska Native 43 6 1 50
Asian 2,570 149 23 2,742
Black or African American 1,016 175 14 1,205
Hispanics of any race 1,527 161 20 1,708
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 32 0 0 32
White 17,109 2,230 370 19,709
Two or more races 1,152 92 21 1,265
Not reported 752 51 32 835
Nonresident alien 1,540 1,996 8 3,544
Total 25,741 4,860 489 31,090

Enrollment by Gender

  Undergraduate Graduate Professional Total
Men 14,711 2,861 130 17,702
Women 11,003 1,992 350 13,345
Not reported 27 7 9 43

Enrollment by College

  Undergraduate Graduate Professional Total
Agriculture & Life Sciences 2,800 427 0 3,227
Architecture & Urban Studies 1,569 313 0 1,882
Business 4,116 139 0 4,255
Engineering 7,906 2,083 0 9,989
Liberal Arts & Human Sciences 3,372 695 0 4,067
Natural Resources & Environment 821 167 0 988
Science 3,839 614 0 4,453
Veterinary Medicine 0 137 489 626
Intercollege 1,318 285 0 1,603

2015-16 Off-campus Enrollment Profile

Enrollment by Race

  Undergraduate Graduate Professional Total
American Indian or Alaska Native 0 2 0 2
Asian 3 162 0 165
Black or African-American 6 188 0 194
Hispanics of any race 6 103 0 109
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 0 1 0 1
White 28 1,245 0 1,273
Two or more races 4 40 0 44
Not reported 3 126 0 129
Nonresident alien 0 163 0 163
Total 50 2,030 0 2,080

Enrollment by Gender

  Undergraduate Graduate Professional Total
Men 29 1,166 0 1,195
Women 21 846 0 867
Not reported 0 18 0 18

Enrollment by College

  Undergraduate Graduate Professional Total
Agriculture & Life Sciences 3 83 0 186
Architecture & Urban Studies 2 268 0 270
Business 3 272 0 275
Engineering 11 259 0 270
Liberal Arts & Human Sciences 20 419 0 439
Natural Resources & Environment 1 74 0 75
Science 7 0 0 7
Veterinary Medicine 0 2 0 2
Intercollege 3 653 0 656

Percent Enrollment by Race

(Total enrollment of undergraduate, graduate, and professional students on and off campus)

American Indian or Alaska Native students 0%
Asian students 9%
Black or African-American students 4%
Hispanic students of any race 5%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0%
White students 63%
Two or more races 4%
Not reported 3%
Nonresident alien 11%

Residency of Undergraduate Students

Virginia undergraduate students 18,684
Nonresident undergraduate students (includes international) 7,107
Total number of international students 1,540
Undergraduate students living in residence halls 8,932

Freshman Student Profiles

Freshmen applications received 25,263
Freshmen enrolled 5,929
Enrolled freshmen in top 10% of high school class 39.7%
Enrolled freshmen in top 25% of high school class 77.6%
Enrolled freshmen in top 50% of high school class 97.2%
2005 freshmen returning fall 2006 88.6%
2006 freshmen returning fall 2007 93.2%
2007 freshmen returning fall 2008 91.1%
2008 freshmen returning fall 2009 90.9%
2009 freshmen returning fall 2010 91.9%
2010 freshmen returning fall 2011 91.1%
2011 freshmen returning fall 2012 92.6%
2012 freshmen returning fall 2013 91.4%
2013 freshmen returned fall 2014 92.8%
2014 freshmen returning fall 2015 93.8%
2015 freshmen returning fall 2016 93.4%

SAT Percentile, Entering Freshmen

  25th Percentile 75th Percentile Average
Year Math Verbal* Math Verbal* Math Verbal*
2007 570 530 670 630 617 586
2008 570 540 670 630 618 586
2009 570 540 670 640 621 590
2010 580 540 680 640 626 591
2011 570 540 670 640 622 592
2012 570 540 680 640 625 587
2013 580 540 680 640 628 592
2014 570 540 680 640 625 590
2015 560 540 680 640 624 588
2016 560 540 680 640 621 591

*Verbal is now called Critical Reading

Class of 2017 Snapshot

Top five home states of out-of-state freshmen:

1. New Jersey

2. Maryland

3. Pennsylvania

4. North Carolina

5. New York

Number of states and territories represented (including the District of Columbia): 41

Countries represented: 36 (excluding U.S.)

Most popular majors for incoming freshmen in fall 2014:

General Engineering*

University Studies (undeclared)

Business (undecided)

General Biosciences

Animal and Poultry Sciences

Human Nutrition, Foods, and Exercise

*Non-degree major; students move into more specific disciplines, including computer science

Among students offered admission, the average GPA was 4.01 with a middle range of 3.79 to 4.27. 

Student Tuition and Fees 2016-17

 
Undergraduate
Graduate
 
In-state
Out-of-state
In-state
Out-of-state
Academic year tuition
$10,787
$27,306
$12,467
$25,095
Fees
$2,065
$2,669
$2,065
$2,669
Total tuition and fees
$12,852
$29,975
$14,532
$27,764
Room and board*
$8,564
$8,564
$8,564
$8,564

*Room and board varies depending on the student's place of on-campus residence, single or double occupancy, and the student's meal plan.

Source: Office of Budget and Financial Planning

Veterinary Medicine (Virginia and Maryland residents)

Tuition $20,302
Fees* $3,315
Total tuition and fees $23,617

Veterinary Medicine (other states)

Tuition $46,834
Fees* $3,919
Total tuition and fees $50,753

*Includes academic, athletic, technology, student activity, health, bus, recreational sports, and student services fees. Out-of-state students also pay a capital and equipment fee.

Source: Office of Budget and Financial Planning

Combined Tuition and Fees History

 

 
Undergraduate
Graduate
Year
In-State
Out-of-State
In-State
Out-of-State
 
2007-08
$7,397
$19,775
$8,986
$15,351
2008-09 $8,198 $20,825 $9,735 $16,866
2009-10 $8,605 $21,878 $10,228 $17,928
2010-11 $9,459 $23,217 $10,933 $19,957
2011-12 $10,509 $24,480 $11,705 $21,723
2012-13 $10,923 $25,915 $12,413 $23,266
2013-14 $11,455 $27,211 $13,023 $24,588
2014-15 $12,017 $28,048 $13,585 $25,884
2015-16 $12,485 $29,129 $14,116 $26,981

Source: Office of Budget and Financial Planning

Membership in the Corps of Cadets (as of the beginning of fall session)

Year Male Female Total
2005
642
104
746
2006
634
98
732
2007
618
92
710
2008 614 90 704
2009 657 112 769
2010 737 120 857
2011 815 138 953
2012 908 158 1,066
2013 918 153 1,071
2014 930 150 1,080

 

Other Student Life Numbers

Students in Tech’s 55 fraternities and sororities: 4,706 (spring 2015)

Student with dining plans: 19,047

Meals served annually by Dining Services: 7.11 million generating $58.4 million in sales

Students who studied abroad: 1,221

Number of student clubs and organizations: 757

Other University Rankings

Virginia Tech is consistently recognized for its value and the quality of its programs. These rankings represent a few of the broader measures of excellence that the university garners.