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Cost, Scholarships, and Aid

Cost

Northern Virginia Campus

In State Tuition and Fees*

Out of State Tuition and Fees*

$7969.00 per semester

$15,675.50 per semester

Blacksburg Campus

In State Tuition and Fees*

Out of State Tuition and Fees*

$8261.00 per semester

$15,721.50 per semester

*Estimated costs based on full time enrollment as published Virginia Tech 2021-2022 Fee Schedule; additional program fees may apply.

Students should also check out our Cost of Attendance tool for total estimated costs per academic year. 

 


Scholarships

For questions about these awards and how to apply, please contact Dr. Robin Jones, AVP Student Services at robin.jones@vt.edu.

Virginia Tech Talent Graduate Scholarships

For Virginia Tech Graduates in the Master of Science or Master of Engineering programs

The Virginia Tech Talent Graduate Scholarship supports eligible Virginia-resident students who are completing or have recently completed their undergraduate degree from Virginia Tech who are pursuing either a Master of Science or Master of Engineering in Computer Science or Computer Engineering.

Accelerated Masters Undergraduate/Graduate Program 
Virginia-resident students who are not on an assistantship, are enrolled full-time as graduate students at either the Blacksburg or Northern Virginia campus in an accelerated 4+1 masters program in an eligible graduate degree, will receive $5,000 per term (summer, fall, and spring only) for up tothree terms, provided those terms are completed by Spring 2024.

Regular Graduate Program
Virginia-resident students who are not on an assistantship, are enrolled full-time as regular graduate students at either the Blacksburg or Northern Virginia campus in an eligible graduate degree, and meet the other applicable criteria for this program will receive $3,000 per term (summer, fall, and spring only) for up to five terms, provided those terms are completed by Spring 2025. Students will need to submit their Graduate School admission application to be considered for this award. Eligible Virginia Tech students will be contacted.

For Partner University graduates in the Master of Engineering Program

The Virginia Tech Talent Graduate Scholarship supports select Virginia-resident students who are completing or have recently completed their undergraduate degree from one of our partner universities who are pursuing either a Master of Engineering in Computer Science or Computer Engineering.

Our partner Universities include: Radford University, Hollins University, University of Mary Washington, James Madison University, and Christopher Newport University

Accelerated Masters Undergraduate/Graduate Program
Virginia-resident students who are not on an assistantship, are enrolled full-time their first term as graduate students at either the Blacksburg or Northern Virginia campus in an accelerated 4+1 masters program in an eligible graduate degree, and meet the other applicable criteria for this program will receive a one-time award of $3000 with their acceptance confirmation, provided their entry term is on or before Spring 2024.

Regular Graduate Program
Virginia-resident students who are not on an assistantship, are enrolled full-time their first semester as regular graduate students at either the Blacksburg or Northern Virginia campus in an eligible graduate degree, and meet the other applicable criteria for this program will receive a one-time award of $3000 with their acceptance confirmation, provided their entry term is on or before Summer 2025. Students will need to submit their Graduate School admission application before they can apply for this scholarship.

Privately Funded Scholarships

Boeing Graduate Scholars

The Boeing Graduate Scholars program provides various levels of scholarships including up to full tuition and fees at the graduate in-state rate to support high achieving U.S. citizens or permanent residents who are traditionally underrepresented in technology in either the Master of Engineering in Computer Science or Master of Engineering in Computer Engineering programs. Students must be enrolled at the Northern Virginia Campus. Preference will be given to underrepresented students, Virginia residents, those with demonstrated financial need, who are enrolled at least half-time. Full-time students can receive funding for a total of up to three terms and half-time students up to five. This award may be combined with other scholarships but will be cancelled if the student receives a departmental assistantship. Students will need to submit their Graduate School admission application before they can apply for this scholarship.

Boeing Tech Talent Access Program Scholarship

The Boeing Tech Talent Access Program Scholarship provides up to full tuition and fees at the undergraduate in-state rate to support applicants who are interested in the Master of Engineering in Computer Science or Computer Engineering to complete the required undergraduate prerequisites courses the term prior to starting their graduate studies. Preference will be given to underrepresented students, Virginia residents, and students with demonstrated financial need. Students will need to submit the appropriate admission application before they can apply for this scholarship.

 


Aid

 Masters and PhD graduate students may receive funding from a variety of sources to offset the cost of their graduate studies. Depending on your program and circumstance, students should explore their options and consult with the Office of University Scholarships and Financial Aid at finaid@vt.edu or 540-231-5179 as needed.