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Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Instate Tuition (2013-2014)
Out-of-state Tuition (2013-2014)

VT/VPISU Address

BLACKSBURG VA 24061-0131
General information:(540) 231-6000
Financial aid office:(540) 231-5179
Admissions office:(540) 231-6267University FAQ
University Homepage

Tuition + VT/VPISU Housing (2013-2014)

Undergrad Application Fee: $60
Grad Application Fee:$75

Tuition Payment Plan:Yes
Tuition Alternatives:Yes
Campus Housing Capacity:9,031
Freshman Must Live on Campus: No

University Makeup (2013-2014)

# of Undergrads: 24,786
# of Grad students: 8,353
# of Part time: 4
Total Students: 33,139




American Indian



Pacific Islander




Financial Aid

54% First time, full time students receive federal aid and the average amount is $2,190

24% of students receive State/Local grants and the average amount is $3,477

37% receive instiutional grants and the average institutional award is $4,924

42% receive student loans and the average amount is $7,754Net Price CalculatorFinancial Aid Website
Public 4 year or above Institution
Research Universities (very high research activity)
Doctoral/Research Universities--Extensive

Special Programs

Veterinary Program
Teacher Certifications

Admissions Requirements

Secondary School Record Required
Secondary School GPA Required
Secondary School Rank N/A
Test Scores Required
Competencies N/A

Special Credits

HS College Credit: Yes
AP Credit: Yes
Life Experience Credit: No
Special Credits(other): No

Applicants Admitted

68% men vs 74% women admitted

Applicants vs Admissions (2013-2014)

Men Applicants:11,417
Women Applicants:7,695
Men Admitted:7,718
Women Admitted:5,714

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Counseling Services
Employment Services
Placement Services


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