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COST

For a comprehensive breakdown of tuition and fees for the programs at the Virginia Tech Innovation Campus, please visit the Virginia Tech 2023-2024 Fee Schedule.

  • For students enrolled in Northern Virginia programs, please refer to the "Graduate Extended or Virtual Campus" section. 
  • For students enrolled in Blacksburg programs, please refer to the "Graduate Blacksburg Campus" section. 

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

 


Scholarships

Spring 2024 scholarship applications will open on September 1, 2023. 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 Engineering Program

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

Eligibility:

  • Virginia resident students
  • Located at the Northern Virginia or Blacksburg campuses 
  • Enrolled full-time in fall or spring OR
  • Enrolled in at least 6 credit hours in the summer as a full-time enrolled student

If awarded this scholarship, students will receive $5,000 toward tuition and fees per term (fall, and spring, summer only) for up to three terms. Students may combine this award with other scholarships but not assistantships. Award amount will not exceed the cost of tuition and fees.

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 eligible Virginia-resident students who have completed their undergraduate degree from one of our partner universities and/or are pursuing an Accelerated Masters Undergraduate/Graduate Master of Engineering degree in either Computer Science or Computer Engineering.

Current Partner Universities include: Christopher Newport University, Hollins University, James Madison University, Radford University, Roanoke College, Virginia Military Institute, Virginia State University, and University of Mary Washington.

Eligibility:

  • Virginia resident students
  • Located at the Northern Virginia or Blacksburg campuses
  • Enrolled full-time in fall or spring OR
  • Enrolled in at least 6 credit hours in the summer as a full-time enrolled student

If awarded this scholarship, students will receive a one-time award of $3,000 toward tuition and fees their first term of enrollment. Students may combine this award with other scholarships but not assistantships. Award amount will not exceed the cost of tuition and fees.

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. This scholarship was founded 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.

To be eligible, 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 or military-connected students.

Full-time students can receive funding for a total of up to three terms and half-time students up to five terms. 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. Contact techtalent@vt.edu for more information.

 


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.