Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

Blacksburg, VA

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Military Quick Facts

  • BAH Rate
    $1,457
  • Online BAH
    $988
  • 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
  • $0 Tuition Cost for Veterans
Yellow Ribbon

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University Military and Veteran Affairs

The following is military and veteran affairs admission, tuition, and transfer information for Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. This includes contact information for their veteran affairs department, as well as other info related to military and veteran programs such as Tuition Assistance and the Yellow Ribbon program.

Military and Veteran Costs
  • Tuition Cost
    $ 13,749
  • GI Bill Coverage
    - $ 13,749
  • Student Veteran 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
    $1,457
  • BAH - Online
    $988
  • 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
  • MyCAA
    NO
ROTC Detail
Costs
  • Undergraduate
    $13,749
    In State
    $32,893
    Out of State
  • Graduate
    $12,127
    In State
    $24,388
    Out of State
  • Textbooks
    $1,100
  • GI Bill Textbook Coverage
    - $1000
  • Total Cost to Student Veteran
    $ 100
Student Population
  • Student Count
    29,196
    Undergraduate
    6,977
    Graduate
    1,304
    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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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. The application fee is waived for military connected students. 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 for graduate 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

Virginia 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.

Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets

The Corps of Cadets offers you leadership experiences you would expect from one of the nation’s six senior military colleges

The 1,100+ cadets are enrolled in any of Virginia Tech’s 110+ bachelor’s degree programs and have an opportunity to earn a minor in leadership studies from the Corps. They live in one of the Corps’ two residence halls, and participate in the Corps’ 24/7 leader development program.

We offer two tracks based on your goals after graduation

  1. Military-Leader Track - Virginia Tech offers all ROTC programs
  2. Citizen-Leader Track - We aim to develop highly sought citizen-leaders with the character, confidence, and wellness necessary to lead successful lives in service to others.

Cadets have the flexibility to switch between ROTCs and the Military-Leader and Civilian-Leader tracks as their career goals change.