Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Public University

Blacksburg, United States

Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University, commonly known as Virginia Tech, established on 1872, was originally housed in the old Olin and Preston Institute, and is now fulfilling its role as a public land-grant university and is serving the Commonwealth of Virginia, the nation, and the worl Read more


Highlights of Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

  • The university has 4,160 international students which are approximately 14% of the total student body.
  • The university has 1 campus, spread over 2600 acres of land.
  • This university has a male-female ratio of 1:0.8.
  • It has endowments valued at USD 17 billion.
  • The student-faculty ratio at this university is 1:16.
  • The annual hostel and food expense would amount up to Rs 6 Lakhs.
  • Famous Alumni
    Roger K. Crouch

    NASA Astronaut

    Joseph DeSimone


    Clifton C. Garvin

    Chairman and CEO

    Jim Buckmaster

    CEO of Craigslist Inc.

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STEM (Science English Engineering and Mathematics) - 37months OPT (Optional Practical Training) ; Non-STEM - 1yr

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