Virginia Tech Graduate Programs
Virginia Tech is a public institution situated in Blacksburg, Virginia. The surrounding area of the school is a good match for students who enjoy city life.
Virginia Tech Rankings
According to our 2023 analysis, Virginia Tech is ranked #41 out of 1,069 schools in the nation that were analyzed for overall quality. This puts it in the top 5% of all schools in the nation. Virginia Tech also holds the #3 spot on the Best Colleges in Virginia ranking.
Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.
Virginia Tech has also been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.
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Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Virginia Tech.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards Virginia Tech has earned from around the web.
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Where Is Virginia Tech?
Contact details for Virginia Tech are given below.
|Address:||210 Burruss Hall, 800 Drillfield Dr., Blacksburg, VA 24061-0131|
Virginia Tech Graduate Student Diversity
Of the 7,004 graduate students at Virginia Tech, 56% are male and 44% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Virginia Tech graduate students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||376|
|Hispanic or Latino||364|
Virginia students aren't the only ones who study at Virginia Tech. At this time, 42 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 115 countries are represented at Virginia Tech. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, India, and South Korea.
Online Learning at Virginia Tech
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Virginia Tech has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 8th most popular in Virginia for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2019-2020.
Online Affordability Rankings of Virginia Tech
The following table shows how Virginia Tech is ranked for affordability for both in-state and out-of-state students among colleges and universities that are not mostly online.
|Major||Tuition for In-State Students||Tuition for Out-of-State Students|
|Other Computer & Information Sciences||#4||#9|
|Linguistics & Comparative Literature||#13||#13|
|Political Science & Government||#16||#13|
|Natural Resource Management||#22||#22|
|Agriculture & Agriculture Operations||#34||#25|
|Foreign Languages & Linguistics||#37||#37|
|Natural Resources & Conservation||#40||#43|
|Aerospace & Aeronautical Engineering||#48||#30|
Online Growth Rankings of Virginia Tech
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Virginia Tech was 238.2%. This is the #164 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Virginia Tech regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of Virginia Tech majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting||90%|
|Management Information Systems||74%|
|Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies||21%|
|Teacher Education Subject Specific||7%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at Virginia Tech ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at Virginia Tech.
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
Virginia Tech Graduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- Image Credit: By Eric T Gunther under License
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