Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University is located in Virginia, Richmond.

It is ranked as #71 in Best National University.

Kiplinger ranking is 35.

It is a public University.

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University offers following types of degrees and certificate programs:

  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Postbaccalaureate certificate
  • Master's degree
  • Post-master's certificate
  • Doctor's degree in research
  • Doctor's degree for professional practice

Acceptance rate at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University for undergraduate program was 64.85%.

Last year, 31936 students applied for undergraduate program and 20709 got accepted.

Acceptance rate of 64.85% makes it not so competitive to get admission.

6872 enrolled in graduate programs, which includes on campus and online Master's programs.

967 are reported as enrolled exclusively in distance education and 834 are enrolled in at least one distance education course, but not all distance education.

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University had 28000 students enrolled in undergraduate programs.

306 students were enrolled in top 5 Masters degree programs.

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University offers 82 graduate programs specialization.

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University does not have an open admission policy. It’s admission process is relatively easy.

Students must notify the Graduate School any additional employment, including the period of employment, name and contact of employer, and job title or short description of duties, using the Additional Employment Reporting Tool. The Master of Natural Resources degree programs prepare students for employment and career opportunities in environmental conservation and sustainability development, especially new jobs emerging in an increasingly global, urban, and interconnected world. Graduate General has a dual objective of training graduates for their first planning job, and importantly instilling conceptual and critical thinking necessary for lifelong learning and career development. Requirements include a supervised practice experience where the student assumes job functions in public health. Students in other graduate or professional degree programs often add the MPH degree to broaden their training and job prospects.

Ranking

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University has been ranked 71.

Kiplinger College Outstate rankings rank Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University at 35

and Kiplinger College instate rankings Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University at 26

Admission

Acceptance Rate: 64.85%

Tuition

Tuition for Graduate Programs: $26,825

Under Graduate Program Tuition: $29,104

Financial Aid

Average Amount of Financial Aid Awarded: $8,630

Average Amount of Institutional Aid Awarded: $5,501

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University most popular Master's Degree programs with respect to student count are

Business Administration and Management -MBA : 135
Veterinary Medicine : 122
Civil Engineering : 119
Curriculum and Instruction : 109
Industrial Engineering : 78

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University most popular under graduate programs with respect to student count are

Mechanical Engineering : 360
Finance : 286
Foods, Nutrition, and Wellness Studies : 277
Computer and Information Sciences : 246
Biology and Biological Sciences : 206