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CollegiateParent’s guide to the Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Community

 

 

Here’s the basic information about Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University at a glance. Be sure to check out the Virginia Tech College Parent Magazine below as well!
Name:Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Address:210 Burruss Hall, 800 Drillfield Dr.
BlacksburgVA, 24061-0131
Phone Number:(540) 231-6000
Website:WWW.VT.EDU
Type:Occupational, Academic
Awards:Associates Degree, Bachelor's Degree, Master's Degree, Post-Master's Certificate, Doctorate (Research), Doctorate (Professional)
Campus Setting:City
Campus Housing:Yes
Student Population:31224
Faculty Ratio:16 to 1

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  • Elite Club Sports Teams and the Dramatic Shift in High School Athletics
    I recently overheard some parents of 8th graders discussing the high school athletic programs their kids will soon be headed to. One expressed concern over the fact her son would most likely not make the soccer team because he has only been playing for three years, and only playing on the local “county parks and […]
  • We Get This Wrong, Teens are the Best! 5 Reasons Why
    The teen years are tough. We are told this over and over, we repeat it to ourselves when we are trying to gain some composure when they blow curfew or we peek into their rooms and we do our best. But there are so many times when I notice my teens doing something really fantastic, […]
  • Forget About the “Lasts.” 8 Fantastic “Firsts” in Your High School Senior’s Future
    If you’re mere weeks away from graduating a high schooler, right now I bet your emotional bank account has been completely depleted, and is now 100% devoid of feelings (because you’ve been Feeling. All. The. Feelings. since last September.) While at the same time, I bet it’s also currently overflowing with a barrage of “This […]
  • 5 Ways You Can Help Financially-Strapped College Students
    Every single expense that a college student and their family is responsible for has increased in the last decade. Average state public and private tuitions, for example, have been on the increase now for several years, while conversely at the same time, the average amount offered in aid packages has been decreasing. Housing, meal plans, […]

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