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Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State Univ
Blacksburg, VA 24061-0131
(540) 231-6000

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University is a public, 4-year, research institution, founded in 1872. It is located in the center of Blacksburg. It is the sixth biggest institution in the state of Virginia. It offers students four certificates, one associates level degree, 65 degrees at the bachelors level, 68 degrees at the masters level, and 52 doctoral level degrees. 31,006 students pursued degrees from the 97 programs at VT in 2010. It offers subjects including chemical engineering and healthcare. This university is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges. It is one of 4 institutions with a medical school in Virginia.

Admission

19,981 students applied to Tech in 2010. VT admitted two-thirds of the applicants or 13,387 students. About 41% of the admitted students are women.

Admission

19,981 students applied to Tech in 2010. VT admitted two-thirds of the applicants or 13,387 students. About 41% of the admitted students are women.

  • Percent Admitted students who applied: 67%
  • Percent Admitted of women who applied were admitted: 70%
  • Percent Admitted of men who applied were admitted: 65%

Student Demographics

Virginia Tech enrolled 31,006 students in 2010.

Student Demographics

Virginia Tech enrolled 31,006 students in 2010.

  • Total Enrolled Male: 17673
  • Total Enrolled Female: 13333
  • Undergraduate Male: 13740
  • Undergraduate Female: 9950
  • Graduate Male: 4097
  • Graduate Female: 3219

Faculty Demographics

2,412 faculty work for this university. About 86% of faculty are full-time and 13% of faculty are part-time. One-third of the teachers are female.

Faculty Demographics

2,412 faculty work for this university. About 86% of faculty are full-time and 13% of faculty are part-time. One-third of the teachers are female.

  • Male: 1599
  • Female: 813
Information based on 2010-12 data from the U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics.
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