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Contact Information

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Blacksburg, VA 24061
General Phone: (540)231-6000
Admissions: (540)231-6267
Financial Aid:

Fast Facts

Control: Public
Coed Status: Coeducational
Campus Setting: Small City
(< 100,000 residents)
Calendar System: Semester
Year Founded: 1872
School Colors: Chicago Maroon, Burnt Orange
School Nickname: Hokies, Fighting Gobblers

Student Body (Fall 2007)

Total Student Population
(29,898 students)
Attendance Status
of All Undergraduates
Demographic Breakdown
of Full-Time Undergraduates
Gender Breakdown
of Full-Time Undergraduates
Undergraduates 23,041
Graduates 6,496
Professional 361
Total Students 29,898
Part-Time 486
Full-Time 22,454
African American 972
American Indian 69
Asian American 1,658
Caucasian 16,674
Hispanic American 587
International 418
Not Specified 2,562
Male 13,086
Female 9,368

Source: National Center for Education Statistics, IPEDS database. Survey files used include Institutional Characteristics, Enrollments and Student Financial Aid; Survey years include 2007-2008, 2008-2009, and 2009-2010. The information on this page is believed to be accurate for the 2008 school year, though College Toolkit does not guarantee such accuracy.

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