Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Blacksburg, VA, USA

Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Student Gender
Male
Female
57%
43%
Size of Town
Small city
In-State Students
72%
Out-Of-State Students
25%
US States Represented
52
Countries Represented
98
Ethnicity
African American
4%
Asian/Pacific Islander
10%
Hispanic
6%
White
65%
Multiracial
5%
Unknown
3%
Percent of First Generation Students
18%
Student Organizations
849
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
Yes
On Campus Women's Center
Yes
Cultural Student Resource Groups
Yes

Housing

0
100
33%
Undergrads Living on Campus
On-campus living required of freshman
Yes
Disability Housing Available
Yes

Athletics

Divisional Sports Nickname
HokieBird
School Colors
burnt orange and chicago maroon
Varsity Athletics Association
NCAA
Varsity Athletics Conference Primary
Atlantic Coast Conference
Total Male Athletes
331
Total Female Athletes
226
Intramural Sports
14
Sports Club
9
Sports Team (Men)
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cross Country
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Soccer
  • Swimming and Diving
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field
Sports Team (Women)
  • Basketball
  • Cross Country
  • Golf
  • Lacrosse
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming and Diving
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field
  • Volleyball
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Campus Safety

24-HR security patrol
Yes
Campus emergency phones
Yes
24-HR escort safety rides
Yes
Mobile campus emergency alert
Yes

What Students Are Saying

4.33 Average Rating
Wonderful food, even in the cheaper dining halls. There are many choices from student suggested venues to commercial chains. A brand new dining hall is opening summer 2012 on the academic side of campus.
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