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What's a Hokie? We are.

At Virginia Tech, we're reimagining how education and technology intersect. This approach transforms the ways we teach and learn, perform research, and engage with communities around the world.

Professor Emmanuel Frimpong, graduate students Emma Hultin and Quentin Montgomery, and undergraduate student Ty Stephenson of the College of Natural Resources and Environment are gaining a better understanding of the bluehead chub, an ecosystem engineer in Southwest Virginia. Uncovering their secrets just may be the key to conservation efforts.

Hokies collaborate with diverse team members and cross the traditional lines between fields and disciplines to tackle global-scale problems.

We push the boundaries of knowledge in order to make a difference in the world. Members of the Hokie Nation have a clear vision of how we can serve in our personal, professional, and civic pursuits.

We are a force for positive change, driven by our motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve).

We are Hokies. Are you?


At a glance

  • Main campus located in Blacksburg, Virginia

  • Nine colleges and graduate school

  • 110 undergraduate degree programs

  • 170 master's and doctoral degree programs

  • 37,000 students on and off the main campus

  • 14:1 student-faculty ratio

  • Main campus includes 235 buildings, 2,600 acres, and an airport

  • Facilities across the state and around the globe, including a strong presence in Northern Virginia

  • Ranked 48th in university research in the United States

  • Adjacent corporate research center