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

University Facts and Figures

About the University

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  • University overview
  • Benchmark institutions
  • Senior administrative personnel

Student Overview

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  • SAT percentile
  • Student fees
  • Tuition and fees history
  • Corps of cadets

Financial Overview

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Faculty/Staff Overview

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Measures of Excellence

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