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APPLY ONLINE

Submit your application, along with the $75 application fee, and track your application's progress online.

WHAT YOU'LL NEED

Computer Science

We are looking for applicants who have experience (personal, academic, or professional) with programming. A minimum (or equivalent of) 2 semesters in a programming courses is required.

  • Complete application 
  • Transcript
  • Strong GPA (minimum 3.0 cumulative)
  • 3 Letters of recommendation

Computer Engineering

We are looking for applicants with a strong math background. Ideally applicants will have completed up to Calculus III, but some completion of Calculus is needed.

  • Complete application
  • Transcript
  • Strong GPA (minimum 3.0 cumulative)
  • 2-3 Letters of recommendation
  • GRE (can be waived for Virginia Tech and partner institution applicants and on a case-by-case basis)

Application DEADLINES

Spring 2022

  • International Oct. 1
  • Domestic Nov. 1

Fall 2022

  • Blacksburg Campus Dec. 20, 2021
  • International March 1
  • Priority* March 1

*Priority admission means this is your best opportunity to get an offer based on space and scholarship consideration.

Rolling Admission through June 1st space available

Undergraduate/Graduate 4+1 Master’s Deadline

  • May 15

APPLYING AS AN INTERNATIONAL STUDENT

International students seeking F-1 or J-1 status may apply only to the Blacksburg and Northern Virginia campuses and may not enroll in executive master's and virtual programs.  For more information about applying as an international student, visit our immigration services webpage.

Financial and immigration documents may be submitted after you receive admission into a graduate program.