Virginia Tech Student Population

Total 34,683 students are enrolled in Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (27,811 undergraduate and 6,872 graduate). Among them, 1,019 students are enrolled in online degree/certificate programs. 2,168 faculties are working for Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University and student to faculty ratio is 16.00 to 1.

  • Total Student Population: 34,683
  • Undergraduate: 27,811
  • Graduate: 6,872
  • Online Students: 1,019

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Population By Gender/Attending Status

For academic year 2019-2020, total 34,683 students enrolled into Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. 27,811 enrolled in undergraduate programs and 6,872 students enrolled in graduate programs. By attending status. there are 31,972 full-time and 2,711 part-time students. By gender, 19,736 male and 14,947 female students are attending at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. Next table summarizes the student population by gender and attending status for Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.
Student Population By Gender
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
TotalMaleFemale
Total34,68319,73614,947
Undergraduate27,81115,84511,966
Graduate6,8723,8912,981
Student Population By Attending Status
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
TotalFull-timePart-time
Total34,68331,9722,711
Undergraduate27,81127,180631
Graduate6,8724,7922,080

Population by Race/Ethnicity

Next tables summarize the students population by race/ethnicity at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.
There are 21,541 White (62.11%), 1,526 Black/African American (4.40%), 2,090 Hispanic (6.03%), 3,124 Asian (9.01%), and 6,402 students with other races.
Student Population By Race/ethnicity at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
TotalMaleFemale
Total34,68319,73614,947
American Indian/Native American873849
Asian3,1241,7631,361
Black/African American1,526804722
Hispanic2,0901,132958
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander382018
White21,54111,9309,611
Two More1,594826768
Un-Known837495342
Undergraduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
TotalMaleFemale
Total27,81115,84511,966
American Indian/Native American341915
Asian2,7401,5371,203
Black/African American1,173643530
Hispanic1,792972820
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander311813
White18,11910,1008,019
Two More1,337708629
Un-Known705413292
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
TotalMaleFemale
Total6,8723,8912,981
American Indian/Native American531934
Asian384226158
Black/African American353161192
Hispanic298160138
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander725
White3,4221,8301,592
Two More257118139
Un-Known1328250

Online Student Population

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for both undergraduate and graduate programs. 1,019 students (2.94% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 8,844 students (25.50% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. Next table summarizes the online student population for Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.
Distance Learning Student Population at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
TotalEnrolled ExclusivelyEnrolled Some CoursesNot In Online Courses
Total34,6831,0198,84424,820
Undergraduate27,811528,01019,749
Graduate6,8729678345,071

Population by Student Age

The following table summarizes the students population by age at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. 17,452 students are aged 20 to 24 (50.32% of total students), 11,750 students are aged below 20 (33.88%), 261 students are aged above 50 (0.75%). Next table summarizes the student population by age at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.
Student Population By Age at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
TotalMaleFemale
Total34,68319,73614,947
Under 181226656
Age 18-1911,6286,3065,322
Age 20-2112,1126,7375,375
Age 22-245,3403,3491,991
Age 25-292,8751,7221,153
Age 30-341,190758432
Age 35-39610364246
Age 40-49544303241
Age 50-64245124121
Over 641679
Age Un-Known101
Undergraduate Student Population By Age at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
TotalMaleFemale
Total27,81115,84511,966
Under 181226656
Age 18-1911,6256,3055,320
Age 20-2112,0286,6965,332
Age 22-243,5172,3931,124
Age 25-2936027486
Age 30-34936924
Age 35-39322210
Age 40-4919910
Age 50-641082
Over 64431
Age Un-Known101
Graduate Student Population By Age at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
TotalMaleFemale
Total6,8723,8912,981
Age 18-19312
Age 20-21844143
Age 22-241,823956867
Age 25-292,5151,4481,067
Age 30-341,097689408
Age 35-39578342236
Age 40-49525294231
Age 50-64235116119
Over 641248

Largest Schools in Virginia

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Liberty University (Liberty) is a Private, 4 years school located in Lynchburg, VA. The 2020 tuition & fees is $16,118. The school has a total enrollment of 79,152 and student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1 (5.56%).
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George Mason University (GMU) is a Public, 4 years school located in Fairfax, VA. The 2020 tuition & fees is $12,564 for Virginia residents and $36,024 for out-of-state students. The school has a total enrollment of 37,316 and student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1 (5.88%).
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Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech) is a Public, 4 years school located in Blacksburg, VA. The 2020 tuition & fees is $13,691 for Virginia residents and $32,835 for out-of-state students. The school has a total enrollment of 34,683 and student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1 (7.14%).
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Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) is a Public, 4 years school located in Richmond, VA. The 2020 tuition & fees is $14,596 for Virginia residents and $35,904 for out-of-state students. The school has a total enrollment of 30,697 and student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1 (5.56%).
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University of Virginia-Main Campus (UVA) is a Public, 4 years school located in Charlottesville, VA. The 2020 tuition & fees is $17,935 for Virginia residents and $51,482 for out-of-state students. The school has a total enrollment of 24,639 and student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1 (6.67%).
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Liberty University (Liberty) is a Private, 4 years school located in Lynchburg, VA. The 2020 tuition & fees is $16,118. The school has a total enrollment of 79,152 and student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1 (5.56%).
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George Mason University (GMU) is a Public, 4 years school located in Fairfax, VA. The 2020 tuition & fees is $12,564 for Virginia residents and $36,024 for out-of-state students. The school has a total enrollment of 37,316 and student to faculty ratio is 17 to 1 (5.88%).
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University of Virginia-Main Campus (UVA) is a Public, 4 years school located in Charlottesville, VA. The 2020 tuition & fees is $17,935 for Virginia residents and $51,482 for out-of-state students. The school has a total enrollment of 24,639 and student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1 (6.67%).
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Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) is a Public, 4 years school located in Richmond, VA. The 2020 tuition & fees is $14,596 for Virginia residents and $35,904 for out-of-state students. The school has a total enrollment of 30,697 and student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1 (5.56%).
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Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University (Virginia Tech) is a Public, 4 years school located in Blacksburg, VA. The 2020 tuition & fees is $13,691 for Virginia residents and $32,835 for out-of-state students. The school has a total enrollment of 34,683 and student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1 (7.14%).
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Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus (Georgia Tech) is a Public, 4 years school located in Atlanta, GA. The 2020 tuition & fees is $12,682 for Georgia residents and $33,794 for out-of-state students. The school has a total enrollment of 32,723 and student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1 (5.56%).
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Florida State University (FSU) is a Public, 4 years school located in Tallahassee, FL. The 2020 tuition & fees is $6,517 for Florida residents and $21,683 for out-of-state students. The school has a total enrollment of 41,005 and student to faculty ratio is 21 to 1 (4.76%).
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Georgia Institute of Technology-Main Campus (Georgia Tech) is a Public, 4 years school located in Atlanta, GA. The 2020 tuition & fees is $12,682 for Georgia residents and $33,794 for out-of-state students. The school has a total enrollment of 32,723 and student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1 (5.56%).
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University of Louisville (Louisville) is a Public, 4 years school located in Louisville, KY. The 2020 tuition & fees is $11,928 for Kentucky residents and $27,954 for out-of-state students. The school has a total enrollment of 21,430 and student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1 (7.14%).
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University of Virginia-Main Campus (UVA) is a Public, 4 years school located in Charlottesville, VA. The 2020 tuition & fees is $17,935 for Virginia residents and $51,482 for out-of-state students. The school has a total enrollment of 24,639 and student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1 (6.67%).
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