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Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Blacksburg, VA

LOCATION AND SETTING

Blacksburg Population42,627
Nearest Metropolitan Area 
EnvironmentLarge town
Campus Size2,600 acres
Weather
Temperature25 average low in January, 82.6 average high in September
Rain119 rainy days per year
Getting Around
Campus Map Map
Nearest Airport38 mile(s) from campus in Roanoke
Nearest Bus Station8 mile(s) from campus in Christianburg
Nearest Train Station38 mile(s) from campus in Clifton Forge/Roanoke

HOUSING

College HousingCollege offers housing to students
Types of HousingCoed dorms, women's dorms, men's dorms, disabled student housing, fraternity/sorority housing
Students in College Housing 99% of freshmen, 37% of all students
Housing RequirementsFreshmen are required to live on campus
Freshman Housing GuaranteeFreshmen are guaranteed housing
Students Living Off
Campus/Commuting
63%
Off-Campus Housing
Assistance
Assistance in locating off-campus housing is available

SECURITY

24-Hour Emergency Phone/
Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security PatrolsAvailable
Late-Night Transport/Escort
Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing
Entrances
Available

PERSONAL SUPPORT SERVICES

Health ServiceOffered
Personal CounselingOffered
Child CareNot offered

SPORTS AND RECREATION

Intercollegiate Athletics
Athletic ConferencesNCAA Division I
MascotHokie Bird
School ColorsBurnt orange and chicago maroon
Intercollegiate Sports Offered
SportWOMENMEN
OfferedScholarships
Given
OfferedScholarships
Given
Baseball  x 
Basketball  x 
Cross-Country Runningx x 
Golf  xx
Lacrossexx  
Soccerxxxx
Swimming And Divingxxxx
Tennisxxxx
Track And Fieldxxxx
Ultimate Frisbeex x 
Volleyballx   
 
Women's Club Sports 
Men's Club Sports 
Recreational Sports
Intramural Sportsbasketball, bowling, cross-country running, football, golf, ice hockey, racquetball, soccer, softball, swimming and diving, table tennis, tennis, volleyball, water polo

STUDENT ACTIVITIES

Activities and Organizationschoral groups, concert band, dance, drama theatre, jazz band, literary magazine, marching band, music ensembles, music theatre, radio station, student government, student newspaper, yearbook
Sororities 
Fraternities 
ROTCArmy ROTC offered on campus, Navy ROTC is offered on campus, Air Force ROTC offered on campus
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CLASS OF 2022 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M ERW  
Average 3.64 4.02 674 650 29
Low 2.20 2.30 520 500 20
High 4.00 5.00 800 780 36
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