253
Students
Small town
Small Town
Setting
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Overview

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University / College of Natural Resources and Environment is located in Blacksburg, VA, in a small setting.

Departments & Programs

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Science/Master of Forestry (MS/MF)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Forestry and forest products
Master of Science (MS) Fisheries and wildlife
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Fisheries and wildlife
Master of Natural Resources (MNR) Natural resources
Master of Science (MS) Geography
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Geospatial and environmental analysis

Degrees Awarded

Master's Degrees 89
Doctoral Degrees 13

Degree Requirements

Master's Degrees Entrance Exam GRE/GMAT
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required for some
Doctoral Degrees Entrance Exam GRE/GMAT
Comp Exam Required for some
Thesis Required for some

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

118
Applied
63
Accepted
46
Enrolled
53%

Applying

75
Application Fee - Domestic
Yes
Electronic
applications accepted?
Yes
Applications processed
on a rolling basis?

Application Deadlines

Type Domestic International Priority date
Fall deadline August 1st April 1st No
Spring deadline January 1st September 1st No

Entrance Requirements

Master's Degree Exam GRE/GMAT
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE/GMAT
International Students Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 80

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships

Student Body

253
Total Graduate Students
31%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
68%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 5.93%
Black or African American 2.37%
White or Caucasian 70%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 1.98%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.4%
Two or more races 0.79%
Unknown 4.35%

Gender

Male (51%)
Female (48%)

Faculty

75
Total faculty
Full-time (75)
Part-time (0)
Male (57)
Female (18)

Research

Focus of faculty research: Not reported
Externally sponsored research expenditures last year:
16,483,085

Location & Contact

Address 324 Cheatham Hall (0324)
310 West Campus Drive
Blacksburg, VA  24061
United States
Contact Dr. Paul M. Winistorfer
Dean
Email: pstorfer@vt.edu
Phone: 540-231-5481
Fax: 540-231-7664