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First-Year Snapshot: Class of 2023

By the Numbers

Applications: 31,056
Admitted: 20,471
Enrolled: 6,780 as of 8/1/2020

Undergraduate students: 30,000
Graduate students: 6,000
Acre campus in Blacksburg, VA.: 2,600
Student to faculty ratio: 14:1
Ranking in research universities in the U.S.: 48th

High schools represented: 1,646
First-generation students: 1,263
Cadets: 363

Fun Facts about VT

  • A hidden creek runs under the center of campus.
  • Hokie horses live just one mile from central campus.
  • Tallest drone research park in the country.
  • Hokie dogs are a part of campus life.

Majors

Most popular majors for incoming freshmen:

  1. General Engineering
  2. Business
  3. Biological Sciences
  4. Architecture
  5. Psychology

From Near & Far

Top 5 states outside of Virginia:

  1. Maryland
  2. New Jersey
  3. North Carolina
  4. Pennsylvania
  5. New York

All data current as of December 2020