Admissions Information

The application fee is $60 for applying undergraduate school and $75 for graduate school at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Next table presents general admission information.
General Admission Information
Open Admission PolicyNo
Undergraduate Application Fees$60
Graduate Application Fees$75
Admission Informationvt.edu/admissions/undergraduate.html
Online Applicationvt.edu/apply.html
Calendar SystemSemester
Credits AcceptedDual Credits, Advanced placement (AP) Credits
Degree OfferedAssociate, Bachelor, Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master, Post-Master Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional Practice)

Admission Statistics

For the academic year 2021-22, the acceptance rate is 56.00% and the yield is 28.00%. 23,588 men and 18,466 women applied to Virginia Tech and 12,502 men and 11,080 women students were accepted. Among them, 3,750 men and 2,991 women were enrolled in the school (Fall 2021). The following table and chart show the admission statistics including the number of applicants, acceptance rate, and yield (also known as enrollment rate).
TotalMenWomen
Applicants42,05423,58818,466
Admitted23,55012,50211,080
Enrolled6,5943,7502,991
Acceptance Rate 56.00%53.00%60.00%
Yield 28.00%30.00%26.99%
Data source: NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: June 25, 2022)

SAT and ACT Score Distribution

For the academic year 2021-2022, 5,620 students (83% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 2,385 students (35%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score of Evidence-Based Reading/Writing is 690 and the 25th percentile is 610. The SAT Math score is 720 (75th) and 600 (25th). The submitted ACT composite score is 32 (75th percentile) and 26 (25th percentile).
25th Percentile75th Percentile
SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing610690
SAT Math600720
ACT Composite2632
ACT Math2631
ACT English2433
Data source: NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: June 25, 2022)
The submitted SAT and ACT scores of admitted students at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University are relatively high when comparing similar colleges (SAT: 1,256, ACT: 77 - public Research University (very high research activity)).

Application Requirements

It requires to submit High School GPA, High School Rank, and High School Record (or Transcript) to its applicants. The next table summarizes the application requirements to apply Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.
For more admission information such as minimum GPA and deadlines, see its online application page .
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Virginia Tech Admission Requirements
High School GPARequired
High School RankNeither required nor recommended
High School Record (or Transcript)Required
Completion of College Preparatory ProgramConsidered but not Required
RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended
Formal Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission Test ScoresConsidered but not Required
TOEFLRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended



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