|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Students with disability||4%|
|Student to faculty ratio||14:1|
|Dormitory capacity||9,355 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University is somewhat selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 25,000 applications and 17,718 students were granted admission. Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University is at the #69 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 0% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 87% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||1100 to 1320|
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $27,306 and in-state students paid $10,787.
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 64% of Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 14% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,287 (which is 3.3% below the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in 2016-2017, was 2,477, which is 39% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,761 (which is 8.7% above the national average.)
In Fall 2016, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University has enrolled a total of 33,170 students (30,310 students full-time and 2,860 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 33,170 students, 1,012 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 57% men and 43% women and 25,791 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 7,379 for graduates studies.
The institution also enrolled 911 students for distance studies.
Non-resident alien: 11%
Black/African American: 4%
Two or more races: 4%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 3%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Health Professions And Related Programs||13%||604|
|Architecture And Related Services||10%||490|
|Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services||7%||331|
|Natural Resources And Conservation||4%||174||0|
|Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services||3%||156||0|
|Biological And Biomedical Sciences||3%||123|
|Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences||2%||106||0|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University graduates 6 years after enrollment is $22,000. Last year, out of the total 647 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 518 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 849 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 679 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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