Tool December 2017

Best Values in Colleges

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Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Blacksburg, VA)


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Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University is ranked 28 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Public Colleges and is ranked 160 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 87%
Applicants who took ACT NA

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+9%
600-69940%
600+49%

SAT Math Score

700+18%
600-69944%
600+62%

ACT Score

30-36NA
24-29NA
24+NA

Students applied25,000
Students admitted17,718
Admission rate71%

Students per faculty14

4-year graduation rate61%

ANNUAL COSTS

In State

Tuition$11,093
Fees$2,137
Room and board$8,690
Estimated book expense$1,150
Total cost$23,070

Cost after need-based aid$16,067
Cost after non-need-based aid$19,262

Average debt at graduation$28,884

Out of State

Tuition$28,273
Fees$2,741
Room and board$8,690
Estimated book expense$1,150
Total cost$40,854

Cost after need-based aid$33,851
Cost after non-need-based aid$37,046

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$60,500

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met66%
Average need-based aid$7,003
Average non-need-based aid$3,808

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment25,791

Full-Time

Men14,374
Women10,839

Part-Time

Men393
Women185

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.

NA - Not available


SOURCES - Peterson's Databases (© 2018 Peterson's LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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