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College of Science Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

  • Blacksburg, VA
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Small
    setting
  • 41%59%
    student ratio
  • 597
    total students
  • $11,185 | $22,146
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition

Departments & Programs


Degrees & Award

  • Degrees Offered
    • Major Degree Levels Offered
    • Biological Sciences Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Physics Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Geosciences Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Mathematics Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Economics Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Arts (MA)
    • Chemistry Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Psychology Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Statistics Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
      Master of Science (MS)
    • Biomedical Technology Development And Management Master of Science (MS)
  • Degrees Awarded
    • Master's Degrees 82
    • Doctoral Degrees 80
    • 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

17% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied 1,123
    • Accepted 201
    • Acceptance Rate 17
    • Enrolled 112
  • 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 Students597
    • Female Percentage41%
    • Male Percentage59%
  • Participation
    • Total Graduate Students597
    • Part-time Percentage7%
    • Full-time Percentage93%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic / Latino5%
    • Black / African American4%
    • White / Caucasian83%
    • American Indian / Alaskan Native0%
    • Asian3%
    • Native Hawaiian / Other Pacific Islander0%
    • Two or more races4%
    • Unknown1%

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty273
    • Full-time Percentage100%
    • Part-time Percentage0%
    • Female Percentage27%
    • Male Percentage73%

Research

  • Existing Research
    • Focus of faculty researchNot Reported
    • Externally sponsored research expenditures last year$25,005,881

Location & Contact

College of Science

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

North End Center, Suite 4300, 300 Turner Street
Blacksburg, VA 24061
United States

Dr. Lay Nam Chang

Dean

Phone: 540-231-5422
Fax: 540-231-3380
Email: laynam@vt.edu

Diane Stearns

Assistant to the Dean

Phone: 540-231-7515
Fax: 540-231-3380
Email: dstearns@vt.edu



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