Factbook: Student Overview

Enrollment by Race

  Undergraduate Graduate Professional Total
American Indian or Alaska Native 37 3 0 40
Asian 2,223 142 11 2,376
Black or African American 871 167 8 1,046
Hispanics of any race 1,279 138 19 1,436
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 32 1 0 33
White 16,822 2,213 364 19,399
Two or more races 1,039 76 15 1,130
Not reported 756 30 46 832
Nonresident alien 1,120 1,759 2 2,881
Total 24,179 4,529 465 29,173

Enrollment by Gender

  Undergraduate Graduate Professional Total
Men 14,036 2,667 117 16,820
Women 10,128 1,857 344 12,329
Not reported 15 5 4 24

Enrollment by College

  Undergraduate Graduate Professional Total
Agriculture & Life Sciences 2,572 417 0 2,989
Architecture & Urban Studies 1,347 289 0 1,636
Business 3,841 164 0 4,005
Engineering 7,412 1,803 0 9,215
Liberal Arts & Human Sciences 3,086 668 0 3,754
Natural Resources & Environment 742 198 0 940
Science 3,676 571 0 4,247
Veterinary Medicine 0 161 465 626
Intercollege 1,503 258 0 1,761

2014-15 Off-campus Enrollment Profile

Enrollment by Race

  Undergraduate Graduate Professional Total
American Indian or Alaska Native 0 1 0 1
Asian 2 130 0 132
Black or African-American 2 186 0 188
Hispanics of any race 3 77 0 80
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 0 3 0 3
White 50 1,286 0 1,336
Two or more races 2 45 0 47
Not reported 8 124 0 132
Nonresident alien 1 131 0 132
Total 68 1,983 0 2,051

Enrollment by Gender

  Undergraduate Graduate Professional Total
Men 33 1,066 0 1,099
Women 31 881 0 912
Not reported 4 36 0 40

Enrollment by College

  Undergraduate Graduate Professional Total
Agriculture & Life Sciences 12 83 0 95
Architecture & Urban Studies 1 264 0 265
Business 4 225 0 229
Engineering 12 242 0 254
Liberal Arts & Human Sciences 23 511 0 534
Natural Resources & Environment 1 81 0 82
Science 11 2 0 13
Veterinary Medicine 0 3 0 3
Intercollege 4 572 0 576

Percent Enrollment by Race

(Total enrollment of undergraduate, graduate, and professional students on and off campus)

American Indian or Alaska Native students 0.1%
Asian students 8.0%
Black or African-American students 4.0%
Hispanic students of any race 4.9%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.1%
White students 66.4%
Two or more races 3.8%
Not reported 3.1%
Nonresident alien 9.6%

Residency of Undergraduate Students

Virginia undergraduate students 17,655
Nonresident undergraduate students (includes international) 6,592
Total number of international students 1,121
Undergraduate students living in residence halls 8,902

Freshman Student Profiles

Freshmen applications received 20.744
Freshmen enrolled 5,494
Enrolled freshmen in top 10% of high school class 41.1%
Enrolled freshmen in top 25% of high school class 81.7%
Enrolled freshmen in top 50% of high school class 98.7%
2004 freshmen returning fall 2005 88.0%
2005 freshmen returning fall 2006 88.6%
2006 freshmen returning fall 2007 93.2%
2007 freshmen returning fall 2008 91.1%
2008 freshmen returning fall 2009 90.9%
2009 freshmen returning fall 2010 91.9%
2010 freshmen returning fall 2011 91.1%
2011 freshmen returning fall 2012 92.6%
2012 freshmen returning fall 2013 91.4%
2013 freshmen returned fall 2014 92.8%

SAT Percentile, Entering Freshmen

  25th Percentile 75th Percentile Average
Year Math Verbal* Math Verbal* Math Verbal*
2006 570 530 660 630 617 584
2007 570 530 670 630 617 586
2008 570 540 670 630 618 586
2009 570 540 670 640 621 590
2010 580 540 680 640 626 591
2011 570 540 670 640 622 592
2012 570 540 680 640 625 587
2013 580 540 680 640 628 592
2014 570 540 680 640 625 590

*Verbal is now called Critical Reading

Class of 2017 Snapshot

Top five home states of out-of-state freshmen:

1. Maryland

2. New Jersey

3. Pennsylvania

4. North Carolina

5. New York

Number of states and territories represented (including the District of Columbia): 36

Countries represented: 40 (excluding U.S.)

Most popular majors for incoming freshmen in fall 2014:

  • General Engineering*
  • University Studies (undeclared)
  • General Biosciences
  • Business (undecided)
  • Human Nutrition, Foods, and Exercise

*Non-degree major; students move into more specific disciplines, including computer science

Student Tuition and Fees 2014-15

 
Undergraduate
Graduate
 
In-state
Out-of-state
In-state
Out-of-state
Academic year tuition
$10,088
$25,515
$11,656
$23,351
Fees*
$1,929
$2,533
$1,929
$2,533
Total tuition and fees
$12,017
$28,048
$13,585
$25,884
Room and board**
$7,924
$7,924
$7,924
$7,924

*Includes academic, athletic, technology, student activity, health, bus, recreational sports, and student services fees. Out-of-state students also pay a capital and equipment fee. Students in various disciplines also pay supplemental fees not included here.

**Room and board varies depending on the student's place of on-campus residence, single or double occupancy, and the student's meal plan.

Source: Office of Budget and Financial Planning

Veterinary Medicine (Virginia and Maryland residents)

Tuition $19,269
Fees* $3,179
Total tuition and fees $22,448

Veterinary Medicine (other states)

Tuition $44,773
Fees* $3,783
Total tuition and fees $48,556

*Includes academic, athletic, technology, student activity, health, bus, recreational sports, and student services fees. Out-of-state students also pay a capital and equipment fee.

Source: Office of Budget and Financial Planning

Combined Tuition and Fees History

 
Undergraduate
Graduate
Year
In-State
Out-of-State
In-State
Out-of-State
2005-06
$6,378
$17,837
$7,977
$12,835
2006-07
$6,973
$19,049
$8,540
$14,057
2007-08
$7,397
$19,775
$8,986
$15,351
2008-09 $8,198 $20,825 $9,735 $16,866
2009-10 $8,605 $21,878 $10,228 $17,928
2010-11 $9,459 $23,217 $10,933 $19,957
2011-12 $10,509 $24,480 $11,705 $21,723
2012-13 $10,923 $25,915 $12,413 $23,266
2013-14 $11,455 $27,211 $13,023 $24,588
2014-15 $12,017 $28,048 $13,585 $25,884

Source: Office of Budget and Financial Planning

 Membership in the Corps of Cadets (as of the beginning of fall session)

Year Male Female Total
2005
642
104
746
2006
634
98
732
2007
618
92
710
2008 614 90 704
2009 657 112 769
2010 737 120 857
2011 815 138 953
2012 908 158 1,066
2013 918 153 1,071
2014 930 150 1,080

Other University Rankings

    Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine students use the Anatomage table.

Virginia Tech is consistently recognized for its value and the quality of its programs. These rankings represent a few of the broader measures of excellence that the university garners.