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Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Electrical Engineering Scores
Students who would return
Would not - 6/7
Student Surveys
(in Electrical Engineering)
Males: 12, Females: 1
Average Yrs. Completed: 2.5

Education Quality Vs. Competing Schools

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
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Student Expectations

Expected coursework difficulty:3.8 High
Actual difficulty:3.2 Medium
Students found the coursework to be easier than expected.

Educational Quality vs. Student Intellect

English Speaking

Percent of teaching staff that does not speak satisfactory English0-10%

Student Personalities

Faculty Personalities

Electrical Engineering:

Do not go into Engineering at VT. The professors do not care if you understand anything. Some professors in intro classes state at the beginning of ...
I applied to Virginia Tech for two reasons, I wanted to be an engineer and their application didn't require an essay. I wasn't crazy about VT my first...
Nobody cares about you. The coursework is lacking. I am unemployed and can not find a job. I should not have wasted 4 years time and money.
Other than the scenery of the mountains, VT has to be one of the ugliest schools around. Visit first is my best advice. Look closely at what is walk...
I can't find a job. The entire school was a 4 year waste of time and money. I am very unhappy. Most of my fellow students are stupid. The entire en...
Being out-of-state (MA), it was different coming down to Virginia. Life is definitely more laid back, but in a good way. People are also really friend...
I'm only a freshman, but I feel already that this university is the perfect place for me. I am in Engineering which is very difficult. If you are pu...
I hate it here. I'm very jaded. None of my grades / work reflects anything about my knowlegde or ability as an engineer. Let me put it this way: if...
simply put it, i hate this school....the professors are not approchable at all...especialy for electrical engineering....the class lectures are very s...
Coming to VT has been one huge mistake. Safety is a real issue here. The publicized crimes are nothing compared to what occurs here regularly. You ...
I started out motivated but was very jaded leaving Virginia Tech. I felt like I was in an electrical engineering student factory. In general I felt ...
VT does not match the hype. Apply to a real University!
VT has been a big dissappointment. Classes are huge with little interaction with professors.
Great environment. I came from a large city (DC) and thought the small city would suck. Turns out, city is small but it's basically all students so ...
I was an international student in EE about 20 years ago and I loved this place. The EE department was good and most of professors were good. The locat...

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