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Holistic Admissions

You are more than a number to us.

Dean DePauw greeting students

The purpose of holistic evaluation is to approach admission from an inclusive perspective rather than exclusion process.   At Virginia Tech we consider many aspects of the student during the admissions process. You are more than your grades, GRE score, or where you went to school.

We also take the following into consideration:

  • Your community involvement/service
  • Leadership
  • Social, economic, physical, and other barriers
  • Your personal/professional ethics
  • What you have achieved
  • Your research and scholarship

Find out more in the video below and here.