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Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Tuition, Costs, & Financial Aid Information

Blacksburg, VA

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
In-state: $28,015
Out-of-state: $46,829
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $14,079
Out-of-state: $32,893
Room and Board
$9,556
Books and Supplies
$1,100
Other Expenses
$3,280
Payment Plans
Installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Priority deadline January 15
Final deadline January 15
Award Notification
On or about March 2
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 003754
Free

Profile of 2019 - 20 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
5,211 (76.3%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
2,867 (55.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
2,669 (93.1%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
459 (17.2%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
55%
Average Award
$10,709
Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,707 (64.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $7,785
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,941 (72.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,196
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 1,411 (52.9%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
880 (12.9%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $4,675

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
16,636 (62.6%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
11,042 (66.4%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
10,476 (94.9%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
1,693 (16.2%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
56%
Average Award
$10,980
Need-Based Gift
Received by 7,594 (72.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $7,432
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 7,830 (74.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,828
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 3,768 (36.0%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
2,269 (8.5%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $3,696

Borrowing

2019 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
48%
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$31,494
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans
State Loans
Available
Other Loans
College/university loans

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Library Science
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Applied Art and Design, Art/Fine Arts, Cinema/Film/Broadcasting, Creative Writing, Journalism/Publications, Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Cheerleading/Drum Major, Community Service, Leadership, Memberships, Religious Involvement
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Children of Faculty/Staff, First-Generation College Students, Local/State Students, Members of Minorities, Out-of-State Students, Twins
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

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