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College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

  • Blacksburg, VA
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Small
    setting
  • 66%34%
    student ratio
  • 1,264
    total students
  • $11,185 | $22,146
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition

Departments & Programs


Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Counselor Education Doctor of Education (Ed D)
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Arts in Education (MA Ed)
      Specialist in Education (Ed S)
    • Career And Technical Education Doctor of Education (Ed D)
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science in Education (MS Ed)
      Specialist in Education (Ed S)
    • Curriculum And Instruction Doctor of Education (Ed D)
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Arts in Education (MA Ed)
      Specialist in Education (Ed S)
    • Educational Leadership And Policy Studies Doctor of Education (Ed D)
      Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Arts in Education (MA Ed)
      Specialist in Education (Ed S)
    • Sociology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Human Development Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Social, Political, Ethical, And Cultural Thought Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Rhetoric And Writing Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Educational Research And Evaluation Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
    • Science And Technology Studies Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Material Culture And Public Humanities Master of Arts (MA)
    • English Master of Arts (MA)
    • Political Science Master of Arts (MA)
    • Communication Master of Arts (MA)
    • History Master of Arts (MA)
    • Foreign Languages, Cultures, And Literatures Master of Arts (MA)
    • Philosophy Master of Arts (MA)
    • Higher Education And Student Affairs Master of Arts in Education (MA Ed)
    • Creative Writing Master of Fine Arts (MFA)
    • Theater Arts Master of Fine Arts (MFA)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 314
    • Doctoral Degrees 74
    • First Professional Degrees Not reported
    • Other Advanced Degrees 14
    • * 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

47% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 1,054
    • Accepted 503
    • Acceptance Rate 47
    • Enrolled 374
  • 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 availableResearch Assitantships, Teaching Assistantships

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Graduate Students1264
    • Female Percentage66%
    • Male Percentage34%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students1264
    • Part-time Percentage46%
    • Full-time Percentage54%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino4%
    • Black / African American12%
    • White / Caucasian78%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian2%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races2%
    • Unknown2%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty416
    • Full-time Percentage99%
    • Part-time Percentage1%
    • Female Percentage52%
    • Male Percentage48%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchNot Reported
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$6,796,766

Location & Contact

College of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

260 Wallace Hall (0426)
Blacksburg, VA 24061
United States

Joan Hirt

Interim Dean

Phone: 540-231-6779
Fax: 540-231-7157
Email: jbhirt@vt.edu

Melissa Elliott

Executive Assistant

Phone: 540-231-6779
Fax: 540-231-7157
Email: elliott1@vt.edu



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