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College of Engineering Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

  • Blacksburg, VA
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Small
    setting
  • 22%78%
    student ratio
  • 2,080
    total students
  • $11,185 | $22,146
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition

Departments & Programs


Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Nuclear Engineering Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Materials Science And Engineering Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Engineering (ME)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Mining And Minerals Engineering Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Electrical Engineering Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Engineering (ME)
    • Computer Engineering Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Engineering (ME)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Aerospace Engineering Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Engineering (ME)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Civil Engineering Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Engineering (ME)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Industrial And Systems Engineering Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Engineering (ME)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Mechanical Engineering Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Engineering (ME)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Engineering Mechanics Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Engineering (ME)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Biological Systems Engineering Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Engineering (ME)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Biomedical Engineering Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Engineering Education Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Chemical Engineering Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Engineering (ME)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Computer Science Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Mining Engineering Master of Engineering (ME)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Systems Engineering Master of Engineering (ME)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Ocean Engineering Master of Science (MS)
    • Environmental Science And Engineering Master of Science (MS)
    • Environmental Engineering Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 456
    • Doctoral Degrees 213
    • 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

20% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 4,856
    • Accepted 977
    • Acceptance Rate 20
    • Enrolled 493
  • 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
    • In-state tuition *$11,185
    • Out-of-state tuition *$22,146
    • International student tuitionNot Reported
    • *Typical tuition for this institution for full-time graduate students per academic year
  • Fees
    • Per-academic year fees$2,442.00
    • Per-term feesNot Reported
    • One-time feeNot Reported
    • *Typical fees for this institution 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 Students2080
    • Female Percentage22%
    • Male Percentage78%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students2080
    • Part-time Percentage16%
    • Full-time Percentage84%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino5%
    • Black / African American4%
    • White / Caucasian79%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian8%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races2%
    • Unknown2%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty347
    • Full-time Percentage99%
    • Part-time Percentage1%
    • Female Percentage16%
    • Male Percentage84%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchNot Reported
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$99,989,867

Location & Contact

College of Engineering

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

3046 Torgersen Hall (0217)
Blacksburg, VA 24061
United States

Dr. Richard Benson

Dean

Phone: 540-231-9752
Fax: 540-231-3031
Email: deaneng@vt.edu

Linda Perkins

Executive Assistant

Phone: 540-231-9752
Fax: 540-231-3031
Email: lperkins@vt.edu



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