Virginia Tech is one of the world’s leading universities, working across disciplines with international partners to find solutions to global challenges. Located in beautiful Blacksburg, Virginia, our university is a unique place where we provide you with the best of both worlds—a large research university and a safe, small, college-town atmosphere.
Virginia Tech takes a hands-on, engaging approach to education, preparing scholars to be leaders in their fields and communities. As the commonwealth’s most comprehensive university and its leading research institution with a research portfolio of more than $513 million, Virginia Tech offers 250 undergraduate and graduate degree programs to more than 31,000 students, including 3,400 international students representing 125 countries. The university fulfills its land-grant mission of transforming knowledge to practice through technological leadership and by fueling economic growth and job creation locally, regionally, and across Virginia.
Students whose English proficiency does not yet meet university requirements may begin their studies at the Virginia Tech Language and Culture Institute (LCI). LCI offers a CEA-accredited intensive English program at ten levels. Undergraduate conditional admission to VT and full-time student advisement are available. International applicants are not required to submit an SAT or ACT score for admissions consideration.