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Colleges / Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Blacksburg, VA 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate57%
Acceptance Rate57%

About Virginia Tech

At Virginia Tech, we're reimagining how education and technology intersect. This approach transforms the ways we teach and learn, perform research, and engage with communities around the world. Hokies collaborate with diverse team members and cross the traditional lines between fields and disciplines to tackle global-scale problems. We push the boundaries of knowledge in order to make a difference in the world. Members of the Hokie Nation have a clear vision of how we can serve in our personal, professional, and civic pursuits. We are a force for positive change, driven by our motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve). We are Hokies. Are you?

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University is a public, state university in the town of Blacksburg, Virginia. Virginia Tech was founded in 1872. The college currently enrolls around 38,170 students a year, including 30,591 undergrad students.

2022 Acceptance Rate for Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

It is moderately difficult to get into Virginia Tech. The acceptance rate at Virginia Tech is 57%. Out of 45,321 applications received in 2022, 25,825 students were offered admission.

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 57%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate 50%
Early Action Acceptance Rate 14%
Average GPA 4.0
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting ACT scores 14%
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 47%

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Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University is located in Blacksburg, Virginia, near Roanoke and Virginia.

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Virginia Tech Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Jan 15

Transfer Applications are Due

Mar 1

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Virginia Tech is Jan 15.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Virginia Tech is Mar 1.

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Virginia Tech SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

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Math SAT Range

610 - 720


Reading SAT Range

610 - 700

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Wondering what life at Virginia Tech is like? There are approximately 38,170 students enrolled at Virginia Tech, including 30,591 undergraduate students and 7,579 graduate students. 96% percent of students attend school full-time, 71% percent are from VA and 29% percent of students are from other states.


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