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What Does My Admissions Decision Mean?

Your admissions decision from Virginia Tech should be displayed on your status page within your Applicant Portal. Here's a quick explanation of each one:

  1. Offered admission: This means that you have been offered admission to Virginia Tech. If this is your decision, you must accept or decline your offer. Accepting your offer will require responding and paying your $400 acceptance fee, and will secure your place as a student at Virginia Tech (assuming you maintain the requirements under which you were admitted).
  2. Deny: This means that your application was reviewed but not considered competitive for the major to which you applied, and that you were not admitted. That decision is final, and your application will not be reconsidered.
  3. Waitlist: This means your application was competitive, that there is a chance you may still be offered, but you have not yet been offered. See the Waitlist FAQ page for more.

All decisions are final within a cycle. Students wishing to re-apply must do so in a future cycle.

What is on-site admission?

As a service to its local community, Virginia Tech offers the opportunity for an earlier admission decision for schools in close proximity to the Blacksburg campus. These are coordinated with the school counseling office at each school. To find out if your school participates in on-site review, contact your school’s guidance office.

Visit our Onsite Admissions webpage for more information.