The Virginia Tech College of Engineering pushes the boundaries beyond classroom learned knowledge by applying a hands-on, multidisciplinary approach to preparing students to be highly recruitable problem solvers and leaders.

Incoming fall 2017 freshman class profile:

  • average high school GPA is 4.14
  • average SAT Math score is 690.37
  • average SAT Reading score is 645.75
  • total SAT average is 1332.72 (based on the “new” SAT test)

The college supplies more than half of the engineers to Virginia’s work force and is on the forefront of innovation, working in disruptive technology areas that include: autonomous systems and robotics, cybersecurity and cyber physical systems, data analytics and decision sciences, injury and occupational biomechanics, manufacturing materials and systems, energy engineering and science, sustainable infrastructure and construction, transportation and logistics, turbomachinery and diagnostics, corrosion and water, and wireless communications and security. 

The Virginia Tech College of Engineering offers 14 undergraduate degree-granting engineering majors, 16 doctoral, and 19 master's programs in 17 areas of study. During the 2016-17 academic year, 10,259 undergraduate and graduate students were enrolled. The college is comprised of approximately 377 tenured faculty across 12 departments and two schools.

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