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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 Parent and Family Guide 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
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

RSS Grown and Flown

  • Why Our Teens Care if We are Happy
    As my kids’ summer vacation comes to an end I find myself wanting to soak up every moment with them. I’ve been putting off lunch dates with friends, trying to work when they are busy doing something else and telling myself all the things I do for me, like getting my hair done or talking […]
  • 7 Things Moms Of Teens Don’t Give A Crap About
    If you’ve retired your need to make sure your child always has clean, matching clothes, is wearing a warm coat, and you humiliate them on the daily without caring at all, you are probably the mom of a teen. Long gone are the days when your main goal in life was to give them comfort […]
  • Grown and Flown Style: Transition into Fall
    Ahhhh September, my absolute favorite month of the year. The days are warm, the nights are cool. Not only is it “Back to school” time, but it’s also “Back to me time”. I love shedding my summer skin. New haircut, new denim, new slides or loafers. And always a new little jacket. Overall, I am striving for […]
  • Avoid These 5 Things When You and Your Teen are on College Tours
    When my son, now a rising college senior was in high school, I got banned from his college tours. My oohing, ahhing and opinionated commentary during our first tour led to his request to visit schools alone with his dad. I was somewhat relieved as the prospect of my firstborn leaving the nest was weighing […]


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