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Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Graduate School

Blacksburg, VA

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Overview

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University / Graduate School is located in Blacksburg, VA, in a small setting.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Master of Fine Arts (MFA)
Master of Public Administration (MPA)
(Certificate)
Master of Information Technology (MIT)
Master of Public and International Affairs (MPIA)
Master of Science/Master of Business Administration (MS/MBA)
Master of Arts in Education (MA Ed)
Master of Landscape Architecture (MLA)
Master of Science in Architecture (MS Arch)
Master of Arts (MA)
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD)
Master of Science in Education (MS Ed)
Master of Natural Resources (MNR)
Specialist in Education (Ed S)
Master of Engineering (ME)
Master of Science/Master of Forestry (MS/MF)
Master of Urban and Regional Planning (MURPL)
Doctor of Education/Doctor of Philosophy (Ed D/PhD)
Master of Engineering/Master of Science (M Eng/MS)
Master of Urban and Rural Planning (MURP)
Doctor of Education (Ed D)
Master of Accounting and Information Systems (MACIS)
Master of Architecture (M Arch)
Master of Science (MS)
Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 1501
Doctoral Degrees 629

Earning Your Degree

Part-time study available? Yes
Evening/weekend programs available? Yes
Distance learning programs available? Yes
Terminal master's degree available? Yes

Degree Requirements

Degree Requirement
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

7,862
Applied
3,938
Accepted
2,007
Enrolled
50%

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

Exam Details
Master's Degree Exam GRE/GMAT
Doctoral Degree Exam GRE/GMAT

International Students

Exam Details
TOEFL: Required TOEFL IBT score: 90

Student Body

7,083
Total Graduate Students
28%
International Breakout (representing other countries)

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.52%
Black or African American 5.2%
White or Caucasian 49%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.14%
Asian 5.49%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.03%
Two or more races 3.01%
Unknown 3.68%

Gender

Male (56%)
Female (43%)

Faculty

2,056
Total faculty
Full-time - 2,036
Part-time - 20
Male (1,311)
Female (745)

Location & Contact

Address 155 Otey Street
Blacksburg, VA  24061
United States
Contact Dr. Karen P. DePauw
Vice President and Dean for Graduate Education
Email: grads@vt.edu
Phone: 540-231-6691

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