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Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Overview

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University / Intercollege is located in Blacksburg, VA.

Degrees & Awards

Degrees Offered

Degree Concentration Sub-concentration
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Macromolecular science and engineering
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Translational biology, medicine, and health
Master of Science (MS) Macromolecular science and engineering
Master of Information Technology (MIT) Information technology
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Genetics, bioinformatics, and computational biology

Degrees Awarded

Degree Number Awarded
Master's Degrees 93
Doctoral Degrees 13

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

664
Applied
431
Accepted
304
Enrolled
65%

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: 80

Tuition & Fees

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Financial Support

Financial award applicants must submit: FAFSA
Application deadlines for financial awards March 1
Types of financial support available Fellowships
Research Assistantships
Teaching Assistantships

Student Body

943
Total Graduate Students
82%
International Breakout (representing other countries)
17%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 4.35%
Black or African American 6.36%
White or Caucasian 55%
American Indian or Alaska Native Not Reported
Asian 11.98%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.11%
Two or more races 3.92%
Unknown 9.54%

Gender

Male (61%)
Female (38%)

Location & Contact

Address Blacksburg, VA  24061
United States
Contact Dr. Karen P. DePauw
Vice President and Dean for Graduate Education
Email: kpdepauw@vt.edu
Phone: 540-231-7581
Fax: 540-231-1670