Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Blacksburg, Virginia


Tuition and Fees

The cost for in-state undergraduate students to attend Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University for an academic year can be broken down into $11,420 for tuition, $2,271 for fees, $1,100 for books and supplies, $9,342 for room and board and $3,150 for other expenses.

In-State Tuition and Fees

$13,691
In-state tuition$11,420
In-state fees$2,271
Books and supplies$1,100
Room and board$9,342
Other expenses$3,150

The cost for out-of-state undergraduate students to attend Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University for an academic year can be broken down into $29,960 for tuition, $2,875 for fees, $1,100 for books and supplies, $9,342 for room and board and $3,150 for other expenses.

Out-of-State Tution and Fees

$32,835
Out-of-state tuition$29,960
Out-of-state fees$2,875
Books and supplies$1,100
Room and board$9,342
Other expenses$3,150

Tuition Plans

Any alternative tuition plans offered by institutionYes
Tuition guaranteed planNo
Prepaid tuition planNo
Tuition payment planYes
Other alternative tuition planYes

Financial Aid

65% of undergradate students at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University received financial aid. The distribution of financial aid types at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University consists of 41% receiving grant or scholarship aid of $8,849 on average, 15% receiving pell grants of $4,729 on average, 36% receiving institutional grants or scholarships of $5,405 on average, and 41% receiving federal student loans of $5,292 on average.

Average Grant/Scholarship Aid

$8,849

Awarded any Financial Aid

65%
Aid TypeNumber ReceivingPercent ReceivingAverage Aid Received
Grant or scholarship aid2,58341%$8,849
Pell grants92015%$4,729
Institutional grants or scholarships2,22536%$5,405
Federal student loans2,55641%$5,292

Net Price

Average Net Price

$18,449

Net prices changes by family income and financial need. Net price typically increases with increase in family income because of higher amounts of financial aid available to students belonging to lower income families. Students in the lowest $0 – $30,000 family income bracket paid net price of $11,138 compared to net price of $14,010 in the $30,001 – $48,000 family income bracket, $19,067 in the $48,001 – $75,000 family income bracket, $23,808 in the $75,001 – $110,000 family income bracket and $26,200 in the $110,001 or more family income bracket.

Net Price by Family Income

Family IncomeNet Price Paid
$0 – $30,000$11,138
$30,001 – $48,000$14,010
$48,001 – $75,000$19,067
$75,001 – $110,000$23,808
$110,001 or more$26,200

Net price reflects the actual cost to attend after accounting for finanical aid. Net price includes tuition, books, living costs, and other expenses after subtracting federal financial aid received by students.

Sticker Price

The in-state cost for a 4 year bachelors degree at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University is $112,471. The in-state cost reported is aggregated over 4 years and includes tuition and fees, books and supplies, room and board, and other miscellaneous expenses. The year to year increases in tuition and cost of living are accounted by applying a rate of increase of 2% which is based on the average rate of increase in the last 2 years as reported by Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. The actual net cost paid by students could be lower because financial aid is not accounted for in this cost.

In-State 4-year Sticker Price

$112,471
YearIn-State Sticker Price
1$27,283
2$27,830
3$28,391
4$28,967

The out-of-state cost for a 4 year bachelors degree at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University is $193,412. The out-of-state cost reported is aggregated over 4 years and includes tuition and fees, books and supplies, room and board, and other miscellaneous expenses. The year to year increases in tuition and cost of living are accounted by applying a rate of increase of 3% which is based on the average rate of increase in the last 2 years as reported by Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. The actual net cost paid by students could be lower because financial aid is not accounted for in this cost.

Out-of-State 4-year Sticker Price

$193,412
YearOut-Of-State Sticker Price
1$46,427
2$47,686
3$48,982
4$50,317