Welcome to Graduate Life

The College of Engineering enables graduate students to accelerate their career achievements and explore their research interests through 16 Doctoral and 19 Masters programs available in 17 areas of study.  Virginia Tech also offers a culturally diverse and vibrant community of students, faculty and administrators for connecting with, learning from, and exchanging thoughts and ideas. 

Flexible Degree Options

The Commonwealth Graduate Engineering Program (CGEP) offers post-baccalaureate education for practicing engineers and scientists interested in maintaining and enhancing their skills.  If short on time, undergraduate students can also begin to earn graduate credit with the Accelerated Undergraduate/Graduate Degree Program.

Graduate Life

Need a a closer look inside the academics, research and communities that shape graduate student experiences, or a  list of online resources that will introduce you to graduate student life at Virginia Tech? Download the Graduate Life Guide.

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