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Why VT Engineering?

Hosting one of the strongest engineering colleges in the nation, Virginia Tech offers unmatched academics and career preparation alongside an unbeatable student experience.

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Why choose a degree program in engineering at Virginia Tech?

For starters, our undergraduate engineering programs rank 13th in the nation according to U.S. News and World Report, but excellent academics aren't the only thing that set us apart.

In addition to a fun and inclusive campus culture that takes the university's motto of Ut Prosim (That I May Serve) to heart, our engineering students have access to cutting edge labs and facilities, world-class faculty, and a wide array of hands-on learning and design experiences.

Labs and Creative Workspaces

As a student pursuing a bachelor's degree, you can jump right into innovative projects and research through a wide variety of labs, creative workspaces, and student design studios. Learn more.


Design Teams in the Ware Lab

The Ware Lab is a facility dedicated solely to undergraduate student design projects, providing a unique learning environment for engineering students from various majors. Ware Lab student teams compete all over the world against other university teams. Learn more.

Living Learning Communities

Engineering residential communities like Hypatia, Galileo, and inVenTs create a community of fellow students to help with assignments, projects, and the adjustment to college life. Learn more.

Peer Mentoring

As a new Hokie in engineering, you can receive mentoring support from upperclassmen who genuinely want to help you have the best first semester possible. Learn more.

Opportunities for Jobs and Internships

Want a job for the summer or after graduation? VT engineering can make it happen through our extensive alumni network, engineering expo, and other career and professional development resources. Learn more.

Undergraduate Research Experiences

Through College and university resources, we offer a variety of hands-on laboratory research experiences with some of the world's leading experts. Learn more.