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Virginia Tech delivers.
Put our value proposition to work.
Our talent can be your greatest asset.
With nine colleges and a graduate school, the
university is home to 34,000 students. Our $500M+per-year research portfolio spans engineering and
life sciences, as well as social sciences, policy,
and creative arts. We are the largest producer of
STEM graduates in the state and the fourth largest
producer of engineers in the nation. Recruiters
consistently rank Virginia Tech among top schools
for the quality and quantity of our graduates, who
are known for their intellect, skills, and work ethic.
We’re meeting the needs of the digital age.
In connection with the Amazon HQ2 expansion in
northern Virginia and a $550M investment by the
commonwealth in Virginia Tech, we are building a
brand-new graduate campus in Alexandria, Virginia,
and expanding undergraduate computer science and
engineering programs in Blacksburg. The Innovation
Campus will serve as a magnet for digital tech talent,
research, and innovation to create the next hot tech
hub and complement the federal government and its
We are a destination for interdisciplinary
research and discovery.
Our diversified research portfolio has us supporting
all major federal agencies, including secure
research, while over 15 percent of expenditures
derive from corporate sponsors. Our breadth of
expertise enables teams to assemble around big
ideas to tackle interdisciplinary complex problems,
as well the associated human, policy, and ethical
issues of today.
Our capabilities are globally recognized.
Virginia Tech has four applied research institutes
that serve as global destinations. The Virginia Tech
Transportation Institute (VTTI), for example, is a
one-of-a-kind research institute with $110M of
infrastructure and testing facilities, and serves as
a renowned option for transportation research,
analysis, and development for global companies
and public-sector partners. The work of the Hume
Center and the Commonwealth Cyber Initiative
provide world-class and unique resources, talent,
and physical infrastructure to advance cyber
technologies and fill significant workforce gaps.