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Find out more about the characteristics of students who attend VT.
See how many students applied, accepted, and enrolled at VT. Learn more about students’ high school preparation and test scores.
Learn about costs to attend VT and how much financial aid is typically awarded.
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Learn more about professors, where students live, and campus safety at VT.
Discover ways to be actively involved in your education at VT – inside and outside the classroom.
See which majors are most popular at VT and what recent graduates plan to do after earning their bachelor's degree.
Discover how many students who start at VT finish their bachelor's degree and how long it takes.
Figure out what learning gains to expect in critical thinking, writing, and other important subjects at VT.
|Students per Faculty||16 to 1|
|Undergraduate classes with fewer than 30 students||51%|
|Undergraduate classes with fewer than 50 students||80%|
|Total Full-Time Instructional Faculty||1,368|
|% of Full-Time Instructional Faculty Who Are Female||33%|
|% of Full-Time Instructional Faculty Who Are Persons of Color||17%|
|% of Full-Time Instructional Faculty Who Have the Highest Academic Degree Offered in Their Field of Study||89%|
98% of new freshmen live in campus-based housing or residence halls.
36% of all undergraduates live on campus
Virginia Tech works diligently to make the campus a safer place, not just for students, but for the entire campus community. The security infrastructure involves cooperation and sound agreements between the university and local police, fire, and EMS jurisdictions. The university has its own police force and student-operated volunteer rescue squad. Virginia Tech continues to make improvements to enhance campus safety, both to facilities and to emergency communications.
The Carnegie Classification's were created "to reference the great diversity of colleges and universities in the United States, and ... enable [people] to identify groups of roughly comparable institutions." For information on the Carnegie Classifications system, please visit their website: http://classifications.carnegiefoundation.org/