Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Blacksburg,  Virginia

 

Type of School

 

Setting

Public

 

Rural setting

University

 

Large town (10,000 - 49,999)

Four-year

 

Residential campus

Coed

 

 

Percent applicants admitted: 68%

 

 Size

Regionally Accredited

 

Total undergrads: 21,997

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools

 

Degree-seeking undergrads: 21,912

College Board member

 

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 5,085

 

 

Graduate enrollment: 6,111 

 

Most Popular Majors

 

 

 

 

For Bachelor's Degrees

 

 

 

For Associate Degrees

Business/Marketing: 22%

 

Biology: 7%

 

Agriculture: 100%

Engineering: 21%

 

Social Sciences: 7%

 

 

Family and Consumer Sciences: 9%

Psychology: 5%

 

 

 

Agriculture & Related Sciences

 

Engineering

Agricultural Economics  B

 

Aeronautical/Aerospace Engineering  B

Agricultural Production  A

 

Agricultural Engineering  B

Agriculture - General  B

 

Chemical Engineering  B

Agronomy/Crop Science  B

 

Civil Engineering  B

Animal Sciences  B

 

Computer Engineering - General  B

Dairy Science  B

 

Electrical/Communications Engineering  B

Food Science  B

 

Engineering Mechanics  B

Horticulture Science  B

 

Industrial Engineering  B

Architecture & Related Programs

 

Materials Engineering  B

Architecture  B

 

Mechanical Engineering  B

Landscape Architecture  B

 

Mining/Mineral Engineering  B

 

 

 

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

 

History

Biochemistry  B

 

History - General  B

Biology  B

 

 

 

 

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Business, Management, & Marketing

 

Liberal Arts & Sciences  B

Accounting  B

 

 

Business Administration/Management  B

 

Mathematics

Business/Managerial Economics  B

 

Mathematics - General  B

Construction Management  B

 

Statistics  B

Finance/Banking  B

 

 

Hotel/Motel Management  B

 

Natural Resources & Conservation

Management Science  B

 

Environmental Science  B

Marketing Management  B

 

Environmental Studies  B

 

 

Forestry - General  

Computer & Information Sciences

 

 

Computer/Information Sciences - General  B

Physical Sciences

 

 

Chemistry  B

Psychology

 

Geology  B

Psychology - General  B

 

Physics  B

 

Test Scores

 

 

 

Middle 50% of First-Year Students

Percent Who Submitted Scores

SAT Critical Reading:

530 - 630

98%

SAT Math:

570 - 660

98%

SAT Writing:

530 - 620

98%

ACT Composite:

 -

--

 

6% had h.s. GPA between 3.0 and 3.24

 

38% in top 10th of graduating class

2% had h.s. GPA between 2.5 and 2.99

 

81% in top quarter of graduating class

 

 

98% in top half of graduating class

67% White/Non-Hispanic

 

 

 

 

73% In-state students

45% Women

 

27% Out-of-state students

55% Men

 

0% Part-time students