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Majors and Degrees

Degrees awarded at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University in 2014-15
Associate's 49
Bachelor's 5,890
Master's 1,428
Doctoral 593
Total 7,960

Areas of Study with the largest number of bachelor's degrees awarded in 2014-15
ENGINEERING. 25%
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES. 19%
FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCES/HUMAN SCIENCES. 9%
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES. 8%
SOCIAL SCIENCES. 8%

Bachelor’s Degree Recipients’ First-destination Survey Results

Graduates of Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University follow many paths in their first year after receiving their degree. We asked about their first destination after graduation using the following question:

Which of the following is most likely to be your PRINCIPAL activity upon graduation?


Graduates were asked to select only their primary activity that best matched their plans after graduation. Some graduates may pursue multiple options at the same time, which is important to keep in mind when reviewing these results. 25% responded and their answers are shown in the chart below