Financial Aid at Virginia Tech

The average amount of financial aid is $8,630 where 50% of enrolled students have received grants or scholarship aid at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. The average amount of tuition & fees is $13,749 for Virginia residents and $32,893 for out-of-state students at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.

  • Average Financial Aid: $8,630
  • Undergraduate Tuition: $32,893 ($13,749 Virginia residents)

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All Undergraduate Student Financial Aid

For academic year 2019-2020, total 13,699 students (50% of all undergraduate students) have received grants or scholarships and the average received amount is $8,630. Grant/scholarship aid includes federal, state, local, institutional or other sources of grant aid. Next table shows the financial aid statistics for all undergraduate students by aid types at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.
Financial Aid Statistics at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Federal, state, local, institutional or other grant aid13,69950%$8,630
Pell Grants4,36516%$4,494
Federal Student Loans10,72639%$6,524

Beginning Student Financial Aid

For first time, full time beginning students (freshmen), total 4,573 students (67% of all freshmen) have received any type of financial aid and 4,099 students (60% of all freshmen) awarded any student loans. The headcount includes the number of full-time, first-time degree seeking beginning undergraduate students. The average amount of grant/scholarship aid is $8,191 and the average amount of student loan aid is $8,607. Next table shows the headcount and average received amount of financial aid by source of the aid at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.
Beginning Students Financial Aid Statistics at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Student Financial Aid4,57367%-
Grants or Scholarship from All Sources3,10345%$8,191
Federal Grants1,01615%$6,203
Pell Grants92414%$4,529
Other Federal Grants3786%$5,603
State/Local Grants1,06516%$3,696
Institutional Grants2,75940%$5,501
Student Loans2,79741%$8,607
Federal Student Loans2,73840%$5,585
Other Student Loans4917%$17,882

Grants and Scholarship Aid By Income Level

Next table shows the number of students awarded and average grants/scholarship aid amount by income level for whom paying in-state tuition rate at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. The sources of grants and scholarship aid are the federal government, state/local government, or the institution (Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.
Financial Aid Statistics By Income Level at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Income LevelNumber of StudentsNumber of Students AwardedAverage Amount Aid Awarded
All level2,0561,238$5,276
$0-$30,000284281$13,839
$30,001-$48,000225222$12,315
$48,001-$75,000310298$7,944
$75,001-$110,000378235$2,811
$110,001 or more859202$724

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