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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.

Where Is Virginia Tech?


Contact details for Virginia Tech are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 210 Burruss Hall, 800 Drillfield Dr., Blacksburg, VA 24061-0131
Phone: 540-231-6994

Virginia Tech Graduate Student Diversity

7,519 Graduate Students
43% Women
19% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Gender Diversity

Of the 7,519 graduate students at Virginia Tech, 57% are male and 43% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of Virginia Tech graduate students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 419
Black or African American 400
Hispanic or Latino 414
White 3,573
International Students 2,224
Other Races/Ethnicities 489

Geographic Diversity

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

1,581 Took All Classes Online
21,377 Took At Least One Class Online
238.2% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2020-2021, 21,377 students took at least one online class at the school.

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 2020-2021.

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.

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%.


*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.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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