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

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

Blacksburg, VA
location
Public
type
Small
setting
58%
42%
student ratio
500
total students
Not Reported
average amount to complete degree
August 1
fall application deadline
36%
acceptance rate
12 Departments and Programs
departments and programs

Departments & Programs


Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Entomology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Crop And Soil Environmental Sciences Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Life Sciences Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Animal And Poultry Science Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Plant Pathology, Physiology And Weed Science Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Human Nutrition, Foods And Exercise Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Horticulture 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)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 70
    • Doctoral Degrees 46
    • 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
    • Doctoral Degrees
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees Not reported

Admissions

36% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 444
    • Accepted 164
    • Acceptance Rate 36
    • Enrolled 132
  • Applying
    • Application Fee - Domestic $75
    • Application Fee - International $75
    • 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 *
    • Tuition & FeesNot Reported
    • *Average dollar amount (tuition & fees) required to complete the degree
  • Financial Support
    • Financial award applicants must submitFAFSA
    • Application deadlines for financial awardsMarch 1
    • Types of financial support availableResearch Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students500
    • Female Percentage58%
    • Male Percentage42%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students500
    • Part-time Percentage20%
    • Full-time Percentage80%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino2%
    • Black / African American7%
    • White / Caucasian83%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian4%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races3%
    • Unknown1%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty243
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage29%
    • Male Percentage71%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchNot Reported
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$42,119,904

Location & Contact

College of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

104 Hutcheson Hall (0402) 250 Drillfield Drive
Blacksburg, VA 24061
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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