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College of Agriculture and Life Sciences Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

  • Blacksburg, VA
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Small
    setting
  • 59%41%
    student ratio
  • 417
    total students
  • $10,677 | $20,926
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition

Departments & Programs


Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Animal And Poultry Science Master of Science (MS)
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Horticulture Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Life Sciences Master of Science (MS)
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Crop And Soil Environmental Sciences Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Dairy Science Master of Science (MS)
    • Agricultural And Life Sciences Master of Science (MS)
    • Agricultural And Applied Economics Master of Science (MS)
    • Human Nutrition, Foods And Exercise Master of Science (MS)
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Plant Pathology, Physiology And Weed Science Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Entomology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 81
    • Doctoral Degrees 52
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported
    • * Shows the number of degrees awarded for the last academic year that data was reported.
  • Earning Your Degree
    • Part-time study available? Not reported
    • Evening/weekend programs available? Not reported
    • Distance learning programs available? Not reported
    • Terminal master's degree available? Not reported
  • Degree Requirements
    • Master's Degrees Required for some and Required for some
    • Doctoral Degrees Required for some and Required for some
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

32% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 387
    • Accepted 127
    • Acceptance Rate 32
    • Enrolled 98
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $65
    • Application Fee - International $65
    • Electronic applications accepted? Yes
    • Applications processed on a rolling basis? Yes
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Domestic International Priority Date
    • Fall deadline August 1st April 1st Not Reported
    • Winter deadline Not Reported Not Reported Not Reported
    • Spring deadline January 1st September 1st Not Reported
  • Entrance Requirements
    • Master's DegreesGRE/GMAT (may vary by department)
    • Doctoral's DegreesGRE/GMAT (may vary by department)
    • First-Professional's DegreesNot Reported
    • Other Advanced DegreesNot Reported
    • International DegreesTOEFL required, 550 paper based

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition & Fees
    • In-state tuition *$10,677
    • Out-of-state tuition *$20,926
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year feesNot Reported
    • Per-term feesNot Reported
    • One-time feeNot Reported
    • *Typical fees for this insitution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMarch 1
    • Types of financial support availableFellowships, Research Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students417
    • Female Percentage59%
    • Male Percentage41%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students417
    • Part-time Percentage18%
    • Full-time Percentage82%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino2%
    • Black / African American6%
    • White / Caucasian84%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian5%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races2%
    • Unknown1%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty234
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage28%
    • Male Percentage72%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchNot Reported
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$41,830,830

Location & Contact

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

104 Hutcheson Hall (0402)
Blacksburg, VA 24124
United States

Dr. Alan Grant

Dean

Phone: 540-231-4152
Fax: 540-231-4163
Email: algrant@vt.edu

Sheila Norman

Administrative Assistant

Phone: 540-231-4152
Fax: 540-231-4163
Email: snorman@vt.edu



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