An education that crosses disciplinary boundaries
Our graduates don’t just learn a specialty. They learn to apply it to the real world through interdisciplinary research, teacher training, and professional development.
- 29% Acceptance Rate
- 3.0 Minimum GPA
- 6,000+ Graduate Students at Virginia Tech
We are committed to supporting an inclusive, diverse community of students, faculty, and administrators, one in which students can thrive during their education journey, rather than just survive the process. Through our many programs and resources, we address the importance of nurturing communities across our university filled with a wide range of perspectives.
Visit this page for information on how to apply, including an instructional video on how to use the online application process.
Not sure what you need to begin the application process? Visit our Getting Ready to Apply webpage for tips and information.
While you’ll receive your degree from an individual college and department, you’ll submit your application to the Graduate School. Deadlines vary by department, and all students seeking assistantship funding should apply by January 15 for August admission.
There are separate policies and resources for international students, who make up nearly 30% of our graduate population.
Students interested in programs at the greater Washington, D.C. metro area campuses
Visit the D.C. Area Hokie One Stop webpage for resources and information about support and services in that region.