Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Blacksburg, VA) – Best Values in Colleges
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Overall Ranking: 114
Public Colleges Ranking: 23 (out of state)
Public Colleges Ranking: 20 (in state)

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Freshmen who submitted SAT 83%
Freshmen who submitted ACT 45%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+15%
600-69957%
600+72%

SAT Math Score

700+23%
600-69948%
600+71%

ACT Score

30-3631%
24-2954%
24+85%

Students applied27,423
Students admitted19,212
Admission rate70%

Students per faculty14

4-year graduation rate63%

ANNUAL COSTS

In State

Tuition$11,420
Fees$2,200
Room and board$8,934
Estimated book expense$1,150
Total cost$23,704

Cost after need-based aid$16,607
Cost after non-need-based aid$19,640

Average debt at graduation$30,221

Out of State

Tuition$29,104
Fees$2,804
Room and board$8,934
Estimated book expense$1,150
Total cost$41,992

Cost after need-based aid$34,895
Cost after non-need-based aid$37,928

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$62,500

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met64%
Average need-based aid$7,097
Average non-need-based aid$4,064

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment27,193

Full-Time

Men15,103
Women11,500

Part-Time

Men380
Women210

Freshmen retained93%


# - Based on the median earnings of workers who started at a particular college 10 years earlier and who received federal financial aid. The data don't consider whether the student graduated or went on to graduate school.
† - Percentage of all undergraduates without need who received non-need-based aid.
‡ - Number of students who received non-need-based aid is less than 0.5%.
§ - For non-Mormons; $14,096 for Mormons.
* - All admitted students received a four-year tuition scholarship of $39,400 for the 2018-19 academic year.
& - Includes fees, room and board and estimated book expense.
NA - Not available.
NR – Not ranked.

SOURCES - Peterson's Databases (© 2019 Peterson's LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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