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Virginia Polytechnic Institute And State University
201 Burruss Hall
Blacksburg, VA , 24061-0131
Phone: (540) 231-6000
President Charles W. Steger
Founded in: 1872
Campus Size: 2600
Student Faculty Ratio: 16 to 1
Entrance Difficulty: Moderately difficult
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Financial Aid Phone: (540) 231-5179
 Admissions Phone  : (540) 231-6267

Campus Description:  2,600-acre campus in Blacksburg, 38 miles west of Roanoke. Major airport serves Roanoke; bus serves Christianburg (10 miles); train serves Clifton Forge/Roanoke (38 miles). Public transportation serves campus.

General Information: Highly Selective, Very Large School, Public School, Large Town, Co-Ed, Graduate Students - High, Low Cost, Reader Service for the Blind, Handicapped Student Services, Study Abroad, Advanced Placement/CLEP, Accelerated Study, Cooperative Work Experience, Reserve Officers - Training Corps (ROTC), Campus Publications, Dormitories, Foreign Student Organizations, Honor Student Organizations, Minority Student Organizations, Radio/TV Station, Religious Organizations, Social Fraternities and Sororities, Student Government, Student/Faculty Ratio - Medium,

School Type: Public, 4-year or above
City Type: Small City

Historically Black School: No
Religious affiliation: Not applicable

Study Options:

Accelerated programs: No
Cooperative work study program: Yes
Distance learn opportunities: Yes
Dual enrollment: Yes
Remedial services: No
Weekend and/or Evening College: No
Study abroad: Yes

Services Offered:
Academic Career Counseling Service:Yes
Employment Services for Students:Yes
Placement Services for Completers:Yes
On Campus Daycare for Students Kids:No
Library at Institution:Has own library
School has Hospital:No
School has Medical Degree:Yes
Teacher certification below Post Secondary Level: Yes
Career Placement Services:Co-op Education; Internships; Career Classes; Interest Inventory; On-campus Job Interviews; Resume Assistance; Alumni Services; Other: mentor network

Degrees offered:

Highest Degree offered:  Doctoral
1st professional Degree offered:  No
Less than 1 Year Certificate or Diploma:  No
More than 1 Year and
Less than 2 Year Certificate or Diploma:
More than 2 Year and
Less than 4 Year Certificate or Diploma:
Associates Degree:  Yes
Bachelors Degree:  Yes
Masters degree:  Yes
Post Masters Certificate:  Yes
Doctors Degree:  Yes
Other Degree:  No

Accreditation Information:
National or Specialized Accrediting: Yes
Regional Accrediting agency: Yes
Name of Regional Accrediting Agency: Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Comm. on Colleges
State Accrediting or Approval Agency:  Yes
Accredited by Agencies Recognized by US DOE:  Yes

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