Virginia Tech Has a Disability Services Site
Individuals with disabilities make up 6.0% of the student population at Virginia Tech. For more information on policies and accommodations that the school provides to ensure all students get the opportunity to participate, you can visit Virginia Tech Disability Services.
Virginia Tech for the Military
While not a "service academy", Virginia Tech does offer support for veterans and those seeking a career in the armed forces. Undergraduates have access to one or more ROTC programs and there is an active student veterans group on campus. For more information on policies related to veterans, you can visit Virginia Tech Veteran Services . For more information, check out our Virginia Tech for Veterans Guide.
Freshmen Living Arrangements at Virginia Tech
Virginia Tech offers on-campus housing, but freshmen are not required to take advantage of it. In the end though, most do choose to live in the dorms.
* Data compiled from students who received financial aid, including loans.
Full-time vs. Part-time Studies at Virginia Tech
Virginia Tech has a comparatively very large, student body. There were 27,811 undergraduates in 2019. Full-time attendance was 27,180 (97.7%). Part-time attendance was 631 (2.3%).
Virginia Tech is Ranked #605 for Overall Diversity
Compared to other colleges and universities across the nation, Virginia Tech receives top marks for overall diversity. We rank Virginia Tech #605 out of 3,514.
The chart below shows each element that we looked at to determine this ranking, and how that metric compares to the national average. 100 would indicate excellent diversity in each category, and 1 would mean poor diversity.
Virginia Tech Competes in the NCAA
Virginia Tech has a total of 726 student athletes, 422 men and 304 women who compete in inter-collegiate athletics.
For more information about athletics including per-team sizes, coaching and scholarships check out our Guide to Virginia Tech Athletics