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Virginia Tech
  • Graduate School
  • Blacksburg, VA

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Virginia Tech is a public graduate school in Blacksburg, Virginia. It has a big graduate student body with an enrollment of 6,872 graduate students. Of the 73 graduate programs offered at Virginia Tech, 9 are offered online or through graduate distance education programs. The most popular graduate school programs at Virginia Tech are Veterinary Medicine, Business, and Computer Engineering Technician. 30% of its graduate students are part-time graduate students.

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Graduate Students

Total Graduate Students
6,872
Part-Time Grad Students
2,080
Research Assistants
1,600
Teaching Assistants
1,521
Racial Diversity
  • White
    52.2%
  • International (Non-Citizen)
    27.2%
  • Asian
    5.5%
  • African American
    5.5%
  • Hispanic
    4%
  • Unknown
    3%
  • Multiracial
    2.4%
  • Native American
    0.1%
  • Pacific Islander
    0.1%

Student Life

Poll
What one word or phrase best describes students at your school?
Based on 6 responses
  • Driven
    67%
  • Friendly
    17%
  • Intellectual
    17%
Poll
What phrase best describes your program?
Based on 6 responses
  • Competitive and intense
    50%
  • Prepared me for the real world
    17%
  • Supportive/helped me grow
    33%

Scholarship

Professors

Poll
100%
of students agree that professors care about their students' success. 6 responses
Poll
83%
of students agree that professors are engaging and easy to understand. 6 responses
Poll
100%
of students agree that professors helped connect them to future opportunities. 6 responses

Return On Investment

Poll
How much did you spend on your graduate degree?
Based on 6 responses
  • $100K+
    33%
  • $25K-$50K
    33%
  • <$25K
    33%
Poll
How much did you make post-graduation?
Based on 6 responses
  • $150K+
    17%
  • Did not graduate yet
    83%
83%
of students feel the degree they are getting at this school is worth the time and money. 6 responses

Living in the Area

grade A+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B
  3. Nightlife
    grade A
Median Household Income
$43,173
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$1,107
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$298,400
National
$217,500

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