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Military Quick Facts

  • BAH Rate
    $1,184
  • Online BAH
    $871
  • GI Bill Approved Programs
    YES
  • Yellow Ribbon Program
    YES
  • Approved for Tuition Assistance
    YES
  • Offers College Credit for Military Experience
    NO
  • Awards Credit for CLEP Exam
    YES
  • Awards Credit for DSST Exam
    YES
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Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University

Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University is a 4-year, public university located in Blacksburg, Virginia. Students at Virginia Tech can enroll in bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degree programs.

Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University Military & Veteran Support Programs

Virginia Tech offers the following veteran and military support programs:

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University is not a MyCAA approved school.

Is Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University a GI Bill approved school?

Yes, Virginia Tech is a GI Bill approved school. However, you will need to check with the school to ensure that your preferred degree program is covered by the GI Bill. For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here.

Is Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University a Yellow Ribbon school?

Yes, Virginia Tech is a Yellow Ribbon school.

Eligible military and veteran students may have up to 100% of their tuition covered, with zero tuition costs out-of-pocket. You will need to check with the school to ensure that your preferred degree program is 100% covered by the Yellow Ribbon. For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here.

Does Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University offer Yellow Ribbon for master’s programs?

Yes, Virginia Tech offers Yellow Ribbon funding for master’s programs. 

Eligible students may have up to 100% of their tuition covered, with zero costs out-of-pocket. You will need to check with the school to ensure that your preferred advanced degree program is in fact covered by the Yellow Ribbon. For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here.

Does Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University offer a military discount or reduced tuition rates for military and veterans?

Yes, Virginia Tech offers a military discount  on the application fee of $60 for students continuing their undergraduate education. For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here.

What are Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University ’s tuition rates for military and veterans?

At $475.75 per credit hour Virginia Tech’s tuition rate for active military does exceed the Tuition Rate assistance cap of $250 per hour. This means that the student may have out-of-pocket costs.  Out of state tuition rate is $1248.25 per credit hour For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here.

What are Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University’s online tuition rates for military and veterans?

At $475.75 per credit hour Virginia Tech]’s online tuition rate for active military does exceed the Tuition Rate assistance cap of $250 per hour. This means that the student may have out-of-pocket costs. For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here.

Does Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University offer online degree programs?

Yes, Virginia Tech offers online degree programs.

Is Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University approved for Tuition Assistance?

Yes, Virginia Tech is approved for Tuition Assistance

Eligible students may have up to 100% of their tuition covered, with zero costs out-of-pocket. You will need to check with the school to ensure that your preferred degree program is covered by Tuition Assistance. For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here.

Does Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University offer master’s programs covered by Tuition Assistance?

Yes, Virginia Tech has master’s degree programs covered by Tuition Assistance funding. 

Eligible active military students may have up to 100% of their tuition covered, with zero costs out-of-pocket.  You will need to check with the school to ensure that your preferred degree program is covered by Tuition Assistance. For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissions here.

Is Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University a military friendly school?

Virginia Tech is considered military friendly. They feature a veteran counselor on campus, credit for military service, and is a Yellow Ribbon School.  In addition, the school is approved for tuition assistance offering a reduced tuition rate for the military.

Is Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University a MyCAA school?

Yes, Virginia Tech is a Military Spouse Career Advancement Accounts (MyCAA) approved school.  For more info, please contact veteran services and/or admissionshere.

Message from Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University

irginia Tech takes a hands-on, engaging approach to education, preparing scholars to be leaders in their fields and communities.

As the commonwealth's most comprehensive university and its leading research institution, Virginia Tech offers 215 undergraduate and graduate degree programs to more than 30,000 students and manages a research portfolio of more than $450 million.

The university fulfills its land-grant mission of transforming knowledge to practice through technological leadership and by fueling economic growth and job creation locally, regionally, and across Virginia.

Military and Veteran Costs
  • Tuition Cost
    $ 13,230
  • GI Bill Coverage
    - $ 13,230
  • Student Veteran Cost
    $ 0
  • Tuition Cost-Per-Credit-Hour
    $
  • Tuition Assistance
    - $ 250
  • Military Student Cost
    $ 0
  • This GI Bill coverage is based on full benefits remaining. Any potential costs and coverage should be verified by the university before applying.

Military/Veteran Support

  • BAH - Campus
    $1,184
  • BAH - Online
    $916.50
  • Campus SVA Chapter
    YES
  • Full-Time Veteran Counselor On Campus
    YES
  • Signed VA Principles Of Excellence
    YES
  • Club/Association for Veterans
    YES
  • Veteran Upward Bound Program
    NO
  • 8 Keys to Veterans' Success
    NO
  • Offers ROTC Program
    YES
  • GI Bill Approved Programs
    YES
Academic Support
  • Offers College Credit for Military Experiences
    NO
  • Awards Credit for CLEP Exam
    YES
  • Awards Credit for DSST Exam
    YES
Financial Support
  • Approved for Tuition Assistance
    YES
  • Yellow Ribbon Program
    YES
  • Scholarships for Military
    NO
  • Reduced Tuition for Military
    NO
Costs
  • Undergraduate
    $13,230
    In State
    $31,014
    Out of State
  • Graduate
    $12,127
    In State
    $24,388
    Out of State
  • Textbooks
    $1,150
  • GI Bill Textbook Coverage
    - $1000
  • Total Cost to Student Veteran
    $ 150
Student Population
  • Student Count
    25,725
    Undergraduate
    6,977
    Graduate
    1,057
    GI Bill Students
  • Male
    57.6%
    Population
  • Female
    42.4%
    Population
Affiliation
  • Religious
    No Religious Affiliation
  • Ethnicity
    No Ethnic Affiliation
  • Gender
    Coed School
School Information
  • College Type
    Public
  • Setting
    Urban
  • Accreditation Type
    Regional
  • Duration
    4 Year
  • Calendar
    Semesters
  • Online Undergraduate
    Yes
  • Online Graduate
    Yes
Average Scores
  • Avg. Accepted
    625
    SAT Math
    590
    SAT Evidence-Based Reading & Writing
    24
    ACT
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