Located in Blacksburg, Virginia, the university offers over 110 undergraduate degree programs on a sprawling campus with over 200 buildings across 2,600 acres of land. Virginia Tech is ranked 46th in university research in the United States. There is even an airport on site, making it easy for students from around the world to study there.
Students at the university have access to a wide range of resources through Virginia Tech’s Career and Professional Development, which includes information on career fairs, on-campus interview programs and help with writing a stand-out CV. There is also information available on finding an internship or part-time job, ideal for gaining extra experience and contacts after graduating.
The university runs a number of clubs and societies for students to get involved in outside of the classroom, ideal for exploring new interests and making friends. These include the YouTube and Social Media Club, a student-run newspaper, and a Craft and Coffee Club. There are also many sports clubs and fitness classes available to join to stay active.
The campus has modern facilities including art galleries, a theatre, an on-site hotel, a horticulture garden, a farm, and a sports center featuring two fitness studios, a 25-yard swimming pool, jogging tracks and sports courts. There are also a number of student centers featuring facilities such as ATMs, food outlets, gender neutral bathrooms and a space for meditation.
Students are provided with a strong support network at the university, with dedicated help available for those with a disability, advice on finances, help with finding accommodation and general advice offered at the welcome center – located at Squires Student Center.