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Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

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SAT Math + Verbal:
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Your Chances at VT/VPISU
(on SAT score alone)
Men
Women
# Applicants
11,417
7,695
# Admitted
7,718
5,714
% Admitted
67.6%
74.3%
% Overall
70.3%

Students who got into VT/VPISU:

Tips mention: Interview (1), ACT/SAT (21), Grades (39), Sports/Extracurriculars (10), College Essay (6)
I had a relatively low GPA in High School (3Feb 18 2016Naval Engineering
I had a relatively low GPA in High School (3.2) but good test scores since I was pretty lazy. I filled out the application like the week before it was due last minute and got in. Tech accepts something like 80% of applications so if you took 4 years of Math, English, Science, and History, and your test scores are better than 27 ACT or 1000 SAT you'll get in. Even in the supposedly amazing engineering department I've met some of the dumbest people in my life, people who make you scratch your head at how they got in due to their galactic stupidity. Being from out-of-state, there's almost a mafia of NOVA and Hampton Roads/Virginia Beach kids. People will automatically assume you're from Virginia, which kind of sucks because I'm not. Also, financial aid here blows. They give scholarships to in-state kids, and to the top 2-3 kids in every major, but that's it. FAFSA didn't give me jack and I can barely afford the $40000 a year I have to pay out the nose to go to this stupid school.
ACT: 34 SAT: 2260 Male
The application is very basicSep 02 2014Accounting
SAT: 1980 Female
Solid gpa and test scoresDec 29 2013Mechanical Engineering
Solid gpa and test scores. Be involved in sports or clubs, show leadership
ACT: 29 Male
Do not make the mistake of applying in theNov 04 2013Electrical Engineering
Do not make the mistake of applying in the first place.
The message needs to be sent that Hokies leave stupider than when they enter.
Male
Tech was my first choice because I wanted anFeb 16 2013Psychology
Tech was my first choice because I wanted an friendly environment in the mountains, not because I expected a phenomenal education. Do pretty well in high school, and you'll get in.
SAT: 2050 Male
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