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Cost, Scholarships, and Aid

Cost

Northern Virginia Campus

In State Tuition and Fees*

Out of State Tuition and Fees*

$8,209.00 per semester

$16,137.50 per semester

Blacksburg Campus

In State Tuition and Fees*

Out of State Tuition and Fees*

$8,541.00 per semester

$16,216.50 per semester

*Estimated costs based on full time enrollment as published Virginia Tech 2022-2023 Fee Schedule; additional program fees may apply.

Students should also check out our Cost of Attendance tool for total estimated costs per academic year. 

 


Scholarships

Spring 2023 scholarship applications will open on September, 30 2022. Students applying for first time admission to Virginia Tech who wish to apply for scholarships first need to complete the admissions application and create log-in credentials.  

Virginia Tech Talent Graduate Scholarships

For Virginia Tech Graduates in the Master of Science or Master of Engineering programs

The Virginia Tech Talent Graduate Scholarship supports eligible Virginia-resident students who are completing or have recently completed their undergraduate degree from Virginia Tech who are pursuing either a Master of Science or Master of Engineering in Computer Science or Computer Engineering.

Accelerated Masters Undergraduate/Graduate Program 
Virginia-resident students who are not on an assistantship, are enrolled full-time (9 credit hours in the fall or spring or 6 credit hours in the summer) as graduate students at either the Blacksburg or Northern Virginia campus in an accelerated 4+1 masters program in an eligible graduate degree, will receive $5,000 per term (summer, fall, and spring only) for up to three terms.

Regular Graduate Program
Virginia-resident students who are not on an assistantship, are enrolled full-time (9 credit hours in the fall or spring or 6 credit hours in the summer) as regular graduate students at either the Blacksburg or Northern Virginia campus in an eligible graduate degree, and meet the other applicable criteria for this program will receive $3,000 per term (summer, fall, and spring only) for up to five terms.

Students will need to submit their Graduate School admission application before they can apply for this scholarship.

For Partner University graduates in the Master of Engineering Program

The Virginia Tech Talent Graduate Scholarship supports select Virginia-resident students who are completing or have recently completed their undergraduate degree from one of our partner universities who are pursuing either a Master of Engineering in Computer Science or Computer Engineering.

Virginia-resident students who are not on an assistantship, are enrolled full-time (9 credit hours in the fall or spring or 6 credit hours in the summer) their first semester as regular graduate students at either the Blacksburg or Northern Virginia campus in an eligible graduate degree, and meet the other applicable criteria for this program will receive a one-time award of $3,000 with their acceptance confirmation.

Students will need to submit their Graduate School admission application before they can apply for this scholarship.

Privately Funded Scholarships

Boeing Graduate Scholars

The Boeing Graduate Scholars program provides various levels of scholarships including up to full tuition and fees at the graduate in-state rate to support high achieving U.S. citizens or permanent residents who are traditionally underrepresented in technology in either the Master of Engineering in Computer Science or Master of Engineering in Computer Engineering programs. Students must be enrolled at the Northern Virginia Campus. Preference will be given to underrepresented students, Virginia residents, those with demonstrated financial need, and veteran/military connect students. Full-time students can receive funding for a total of up to three terms and half-time students up to five. This award may be combined with other scholarships but will be cancelled if the student receives a departmental assistantship. Students will need to submit their Graduate School admission application before they can apply for this scholarship.

Boeing Tech Talent Access Program Scholarship

The Boeing Tech Talent Access Program Scholarship provides up to full tuition and fees at the undergraduate in-state rate to support applicants who are interested in the Master of Engineering in Computer Science or Computer Engineering to complete the required undergraduate prerequisites courses the term prior to starting their graduate studies. Preference will be given to underrepresented students, Virginia residents, those with demonstrated financial need, and veteran/military connect students. Students will need to submit the appropriate admission application before they can apply for this scholarship.

 


Aid

 Masters and PhD graduate students may receive funding from a variety of sources to offset the cost of their graduate studies. Depending on your program and circumstance, students should explore their options and consult with the Office of University Scholarships and Financial Aid at finaid@vt.edu or 540-231-5179 as needed.