Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Blacksburg, Virginia


Admissions

Undergraduate Application Fee

$60

Online Application Website

vt.edu/apply.html

Admissions Statistics

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University has an acceptance rate of 70%. The acceptance rate of 70% implies that for every 100 students that applied 70 students got accepted. 31,974 students appied to Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. 70% of the students that applied got accepted, and 34% that that got accepted enrolled.

Number of Applicants

31,974

Acceptance Rate

70%

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University has acceptance rate of 67% for male students and 75% for female students. 18,859 male students applied to Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University compared to 13,115 female students. 67% of the male students that applied got accepted, and 34% of the males students that got accepted enrolled compared to 75% of the female students that applied got accepted, and 34% of the female students that got accepted enrolled.

Applicants by Gender

Male Female
Number of Applicants18,85913,115
Percent Admitted67%75%
Percent Admitted who Enrolled34%34%

Admissions Considerations

Students applying to Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University are required to submit secondary school GPA, secondary school record and admission test scores (SAT/ACT) for admission.

What matters for admission

Open admission policyNo
Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankNeither required nor recommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of college-preparatory programConsidered but not required
RecommendationsNeither required nor recommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT)Required

SAT Scores

87% of the enrolled students at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University submitted SAT scores. The estimated average SAT composite score for Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University is 1280. Amongst the enrolled students that submitted SAT scores to Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 50% have SAT composite scores ranging from 1180 to 1390. 25% of enrolled students have SAT composite scores below 1180 whereas 25% of the enrolled students have SAT composite scores above 1390.

SAT Composite Range

1180 - 1390

Students Submitting SAT

87%

The SAT reading score at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University ranged from 590 to 680. The SAT math score at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University ranged from 590 to 710.

SAT Reading Range590 - 680
SAT Math Range590 - 710

SAT lower and upper ranges are the 25th and 75th percentile of SAT scores of the enrolled students.

ACT Scores

25% of the enrolled students at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University submitted ACT scores. The estimated average ACT composite score for Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University is 28. Amongst the enrolled students that submitted ACT scores to Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 50% have ACT composite scores ranging from 25 to 31. 25% of enrolled students have ACT composite scores below 25 whereas 25% of the enrolled students have ACT composite scores above 31.

ACT Composite Range

25 - 31

Students Submitting ACT

25%

The ACT english score at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University ranged from 24 to 32. The ACT math score at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University ranged from 25 to 30.

ACT English Range24 - 32
ACT Math Range25 - 30

ACT lower and upper ranges are the 25th and 75th percentile of ACT scores of the enrolled students.

Credits Accepted

Credit TypeAccepted
Dual CreditYes
Credit for Life ExperiencesNo
Advanced Placement (AP) CreditsYes