Virginia Tech Video Review

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Virginia Tech is located in Blacksburg, Virginia approximately 200 miles west of Richmond. The most popular undergraduate majors are business, engineering, family and consumer sciences, social sciences and biological and biomedical sciences. Virginia Tech offers degrees at the bachelor, masters and doctoral levels.

Founded as a polytechnic institute in 1872, Virginia Tech has since expanded its degree programs to make it one of the most diverse postsecondary options in the state of Virginia. As a public institution, Virginia Tech has a strong academic reputation and ranks #71 on the America's Best Colleges list. Virginia Tech's business and engineering programs are particularly well regarded nationally.

Located in Blacksburg, Virginia Tech is widely known for its tight-knit community of students. The campus plays an important role in the cultural life of the area with galleries, performance venues and other cultural and entertainment destinations. A large number of students participate in activities offered through nearly 800 different student organizations.

Virginia Tech offers more than 200 bachelor's, master's and doctoral degree programs through eight schools and colleges. Popular majors among undergraduates include business, engineering, family and consumer sciences, social sciences and biological and biomedical sciences.

Virginia Tech has an undergraduate student body of nearly 22,000. Considered to be a 'more selective' school, the institution has a freshman acceptance rate of 68 percent. Incoming students typically carry a grade-point average of 3.7 and score between 1100 and 1290 on the SAT and between 23 and 27 on the ACT.

-statistics compiled by U.S. News and World Report in its annual list 'America's Best Colleges.'

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