Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Blacksburg, VA

Questions and Answers

Nicholas L.
1 month ago
Are freshmen allowed to bring their cars on campus?
Pranavya R.
1 month ago
Where can I find information about your application process?
Harini G.
2 months ago
Does the Honors College require additional information other than the common application?
Janell R.
2 months ago
Where can I find information about the after-school activities that your school offers?
Darrah S.
2 months ago
What research opportunities are available for BME students?
Kiera P.
2 months ago
As a person with a chronic medical condition, can I participate in the Civilian Cadet Corp?

Academic details

SAT Score Range
Required with application
ACT Score Range
Required with application
Student Faculty Ratio
14 to 1
Less Selective (65% Acceptance Rate)
School type
4-year institution

Diversity statistics

62% White
9% Asian
6% Hispanic
5% Black
5% Multiracial
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Common Careers

Common Careers and Their Average Annual Salary

Senior Software Engineer120k
Software Engineer90k
Project Manager, (Unspecified Type / General)82k
Electrical Engineer80k
Mechanical Engineer74k
Civil Engineer72k
Project Engineer69k
Based on 40,733 student responses
63.9kAvg. Early Career Pay
116kAvg. Mid-Career Pay
48%in High-Meaning careers
42%in STEM careers

Financial Snapshot

Average Financial Breakdown
Average grant for incoming freshmen
Average Pell Grant
Average Federal Loans

Average Institutional Grant
Average Total Loans
Published tuition and fees (Out of state)
$32,835 / year
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