Virginia Tech ,Blacksburg,USA

  • Blacksburg,USA

Established in 1872, Virginia Tech is a research-intensive university. It is also known as Virginia Tech. Virginia Tech offers undergraduate, graduate and doctoral degrees and certificate programmes across disciplines. The different colleges and departments of the university include the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Pamplin College of Business, Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine and Fralin Biomedical Research Institute, College of Engineering, College of Science, College of Architecture and Urban Studies, College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences, Corps of Cadets, Honors College, Virginia-Maryland College of Veterinary Medicine, and College of Natural Resources and Environment.

Notably, The Blacksburg campus is the main campus spread over 2,600 acres. Some of the majors offered at Virginia Tech are Business Information Technology, Environmental Informatics, Nanoscience, Cinema, Landscape Architecture, Multimedia Journalism, Packaging Systems and Design, Construction Engineering and Management, Agricultural Technology, International Studies, and Fashion Merchandising and Design. It also offers study programmes in Applied Economic Management, Computer Engineering, Forestry, Agribusiness, Marketing Management, Sports Media and Analytics, Clinical Neuroscience, Polymer Chemistry, Microbiology, Public Health, Food Science and Technology, Materials Science and Engineering, Dairy Science, Human Nutrition, Foods and Exercise, Smart and Sustainable Cities, Ocean Engineering and Criminology.

From undergraduates to research scholars, Virginia Tech maintains an inclusive community of research and innovation. It has partnered with the government and businesses for conducting research and development, technology transfer and commercial research programmes. Virginia Te

Notably, The Blacksburg campus is the main campus spread over 2,600 acres. Some of the majors offered at Virginia Tech are Business Information Technology, Environmental Informatics, Nanoscience, Cinema, Landscape Architecture, Multimedia Journalism, Packaging Systems and Design, Construction Engineering and Management, Agricultural Technology, International Studies, and Fashion Merchandising and Design. It also offers study programmes in Applied Economic Management, Computer Engineering, Forestry, Agribusiness, Marketing Management, Sports Media and Analytics, Clinical Neuroscience, Polymer Chemistry, Microbiology, Public Health, Food Science and Technology, Materials Science and Engineering, Dairy Science, Human Nutrition, Foods and Exercise, Smart and Sustainable Cities, Ocean Engineering and Criminology.

From undergraduates to research scholars, Virginia Tech maintains an inclusive community of research and innovation. It has partnered with the government and businesses for conducting research and development, technology transfer and commercial research programmes. Virginia Tech maintains a global community. Students from across the world come to study at the university. Further, it has collaborated with international universities for student and faculty exchange programmes. Virginia Tech provides study abroad opportunities for students. It sends more than 1200 students for study abroad programmes every year. Students are offered financial aid and scholarships for overseas studies.

Virginia Tech is not just an excellent academic place but also an epicentre for sports, culture and extra-curricular activities. The university is a member of the Atlantic Coast Conference. NCAA Division I-A men's sports at the university include soccer, basketball, indoor and outdoor track, tennis, football, baseball, swimming and diving, cross country, golf and wrestling. Women’s varsity sports are tennis, volleyball, golf, basketball, swimming and diving, softball, indoor and outdoor track, lacrosse, soccer and cross country

Year of establishment1872
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Size of Campus in acres2600
Male/Female Ratio1.32
UG/PG Course Ratio1.54
Faculty/Student Ratio14
Endowments ValueUS Dollar 1 billion
No.of Campuses1
Yearly Hostel & Meals Expense8624 USD
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Virginia Tech Fees

CoursesDuration1st Year Tuition Fees
MS(48 Courses)(1 year-2 years)USD 16.27 K - 49.28 K
B.Sc.(39 Courses)(4 years)USD 29.56 K - 31 K
B.E. / B.Tech(26 Courses)(4-5 years)USD 26.87 K - 31.47 K
M.E./M.Tech(12 Courses)(12 months-2 years)USD 24.19 K - 29.56 K
BBA(12 Courses)(4 years)USD 26.87 K - 40.48 K
MBBS(1 Courses)(4 years)USD 52.34 K
MIM(2 Courses)(12-24 months)USD 22.36 K - 24.75 K
M.A.(9 Courses)(18 months-2 years)USD 22.68 K - 45.35 K
M.Arch(3 Courses)(2-3 years)USD 37.79 K - 43.76 K
BHM(1 Courses)(4 years)USD 31.28 K

Virginia Tech Scholarships

Narotam Sekhsaria’s Scholarships
Not available
Engineering,Computers,Science + 4 more
K.C. Mahindra Scholarships For Post-Graduate Studies Abroad
Rs. 8,00,000
Engineering,Computers,Science + 4 more
Hani Zeini Scholarship
Rs. 74,390
Engineering,Computers,Science + 2 more
Harvey Fellowship
Rs. 11,90,240
Science,Humanities,Business

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Virginia Tech Entry Criteria

CoursesExams
MS(48 Courses)

: 80.0-105.0

: 6.5-7.5

: Accepted

B.Sc.(39 Courses)

: 6.5 & Above

B.E. / B.Tech(26 Courses)

: 6.5 & Above

: Accepted

: 80.0 & Above

M.E./M.Tech(12 Courses)

: 80.0-105.0

: 6.5-7.5

BBA(12 Courses)

: 6.5 & Above

: Accepted

: 80.0 & Above

MBBS(1 Courses)

: Accepted

MIM(2 Courses)

: 520.0-550.0

: 80.0-105.0

: 305.0 & Above

M.A.(9 Courses)

: 80.0-100.0

: 6.5 & Above

M.Arch(3 Courses)

: 90.0-100.0

: 7.0 & Above

BHM(1 Courses)

: 6.5 & Above

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  • University prevides on campus to its students in it's 27 halls of residence
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Average 1st Year Tuition Cost
MS INR 23.4 L
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BE/Btech INR 26.3 L
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BSc INR 26.5 L
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BBA INR 23.8 L
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MA INR 24.6 L
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MIM INR 27.2 L
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MBA INR 28.8 L
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MFA INR 27.3 L
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MEng INR 26.3 L
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MArch INR 29.8 L
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MEM INR 21.6 L
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BHM INR 23.5 L
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MDes INR 35.4 L
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MASc INR 22.9 L
Average Hostel & Meals Expense

INR 8.8 L (based on 1096 colleges listed on Studyabroad.shiksha.com)

Average Admission Exam ScoresTOEFL: 80
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IELTS: 6.5
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PTE: 54
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GRE: 293
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GMAT: 500
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SAT: 1050
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ACT: 21
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Virginia Tech FAQs

Q. How many campuses does Virginia Tech have?

A. The main campus of Virginia Tech is located at Blackburg, there is another campus located in Roanoke and New River Valley. The campus sites are also there at Newport and Richmond.

Q. What is the selectivity rate at Virginia tech?

A. Virginia Tech admissions is recorded an acceptance rate of 66% in 2019. Students that got into Virginia Tech had an average SAT score between 1170-1370 or an average ACT score of 25-31.

Q. How much GPA should an applicant have in order to get selected at Virginia Tech?

A. GPA of 4.0 should be tried to attained by atusents applying for admission at Virginia Tech. The students must also have all A grades in subjects they studies along with AP and IB classes to prove academic excellence.

Q. Where can international students apply for admission to Virginia Tech?

A. Undergraduate admission applications at Virginia Tech are accepted through either Common Application or Coalition Application. Students must choose any one portal in order to apply. For graduate admissions, applications are accepted through respective departments of the University, or through the University application portal.

Q. Which is the best decision cycle to apply for Virginia Tech?

A. There is no best decision cycle to apply at Virginia Tech, but there are three cycles that students can decide to apply in. The following decision cycles and their deadlines are as follows:
  • Early Decision: November 1
  • Early Action: December 1
  • Regular Decision: January 15

Q. How many degree programs are offered at Virginia Tech?

A. At the undergraduate level over 110+ degree programs are available and at graduate level more than 170+ programs are offered at Virginia Tech. Check more about: Virginia Tech Courses & Fees

Q. What is the application fee for applying to Virginia Tech?

A. The application fee for applying to Virginia Tech is USD 70 for international students.

Q. How many letters of recommendation are submitted in the admission application of Virginia Tech?

A. Virginia Tech does not require letters of recommendation in its application process for admission. Thus, applicants do not need to submit them with other academic documents also.

Q. What were the enrollment stats of Virginia Tech in 2020?

A. In Fall 2020, more than 37,000 students were enrolled on and off campus, 81% of them were undergraduate and 19% of them were graduates. Also, around 57% of the students enrolled were male and 43% of them were females.

Q. How much should an international student score in ELP for Virginia Tech admissions?

A. The following scores must be attained by prospective students at Virginia Tech in ELP:
  • TOEFL (iBT): at least 80, with no section sub-score less than 16
  • TOEFL (CBT): at least 233
  • TOEFL (PBT): at least 550
  • IELTS: 6.5
  • PTE: 53

Q. Is it mandatory to appear for an interview for Virginia Tech admission?

A. It is recommended that international students appear for an interview conducted by InitialView in order to secure a place for admission at Virginia Tech.
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