2015-16 On-campus Enrollment Profile

Enrollment by Race

  Undergraduate Graduate Professional Total
American Indian or Alaska Native 36 5 0 41
Asian 2,360 149 19 2,528
Black or African American 950 173 12 1,135
Hispanics of any race 1,388 152 16 1,556
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 26 2 0 28
White 17,124 2,279 377 19,780
Two or more races 1,126 82 19 1,227
Not reported 807 42 40 889
Nonresident alien 1,501 1,909 4 3,414
Total 25,318 4,793 487 30,598

Enrollment by Gender

  Undergraduate Graduate Professional Total
Men 14,540 2,823 133 17,496
Women 10,766 1,961 345 13,072
Not reported 12 9 9 30

Enrollment by College

  Undergraduate Graduate Professional Total
Agriculture & Life Sciences 2,734 452 0 3,186
Architecture & Urban Studies 1,456 279 0 1,735
Business 3,972 141 0 4,113
Engineering 7,789 1,991 0 9,780
Liberal Arts & Human Sciences 3,237 717 0 3,954
Natural Resources & Environment 756 171 0 927
Science 3,733 614 0 4,347
Veterinary Medicine 0 158 487 645
Intercollege 1,641 270 0 1,911

2014-15 Off-campus Enrollment Profile

Enrollment by Race

  Undergraduate Graduate Professional Total
American Indian or Alaska Native 1 1 0 2
Asian 7 141 0 148
Black or African-American 2 175 0 177
Hispanics of any race 1 103 0 104
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 0 1 0 1
White 43 1,265 0 1,308
Two or more races 5 43 0 48
Not reported 7 125 0 132
Nonresident alien 0 145 0 145
Total 66 1,999 0 2,065

Enrollment by Gender

  Undergraduate Graduate Professional Total
Men 37 1,145 0 1,182
Women 27 831 0 858
Not reported 2 23 0 25

Enrollment by College

  Undergraduate Graduate Professional Total
Agriculture & Life Sciences 12 92 0 104
Architecture & Urban Studies 1 284 0 285
Business 2 242 0 244
Engineering 13 266 0 279
Liberal Arts & Human Sciences 22 436 0 458
Natural Resources & Environment 2 94 0 96
Science 8 0 0 8
Veterinary Medicine 0 0 0 0
Intercollege 6 585 0 591

Percent Enrollment by Race

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

American Indian or Alaska Native students <0.1%
Asian students 8%
Black or African-American students 4%
Hispanic students of any race 5%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander <0.1%
White students 65%
Two or more races 4%
Not reported 3%
Nonresident alien 11%

Residency of Undergraduate Students

Virginia undergraduate students 18,178
Nonresident undergraduate students (includes international) 7,206
Total number of international students 1,501
Undergraduate students living in residence halls 9,340

Freshman Student Profiles

Freshmen applications received 22,281
Freshmen enrolled 6,324
Enrolled freshmen in top 10% of high school class 39.1%
Enrolled freshmen in top 25% of high school class 80.2%
Enrolled freshmen in top 50% of high school class 98.1%
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 93.6%

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

*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): 44

Countries represented: 39 (excluding U.S.)

Most popular majors for incoming freshmen in fall 2014:

General Engineering*

University Studies (undeclared)

Business (undecided)

General Biosciences

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 4.26. 

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.