Virginia Tech pushes the boundaries of knowledge by taking a hands-on, transdisciplinary approach to preparing students to be leaders and problem-solvers. As the commonwealth’s most comprehensive university and its leading research institution, Virginia Tech offers about 280 undergraduate and graduate degree programs to more than 34,000 students and manages a research portfolio of more than $521 million. The university fulfills its role as a land-grant 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.
Through experiential learning, future-focused research, and an inclusive, spirited culture, Virginia Tech strives to accomplish the charge of its motto Ut Prosim (That I May Serve).
At a Glance
- Located in Blacksburg, Virginia
- Nine colleges and graduate school
- 110 bachelor's degree programs
- 170 master's and doctoral degree programs
- 34,440 students on and off the main campus
- 16:1 student-faculty ratio
- Main campus includes 213 buildings, 2,600 acres, and an airport
- Facilities across the state and around the globe, including a strong presence in Northern Virginia and the nation's capital
- Ranked 43rd in university research in the United States
- Has adjacent corporate research center