Virginia Tech Computer Science
In this blog we are going to talk about Virginia Tech Computer Science major’s – Acceptance Rate, Average GPA requirements, SAT & ACT Requirements, Rankings, Deadlines, Tuition Cost & Scholarships.
It is ranked #13 for Computer science.
Virginia Tech was founded in 1872.
It is a public institution.
Students keen on learning in high-technology environments gets admission here.
Class size for most of the classes is less than 20 students.
Most importantly, the student to teacher ratio is 14:1.
Very interestingly fact, all students in the first year are enrolled in General Engineering program.
Scholarships at Virginia Tech Computer Science Major
Cost of Attendance $48,000
Tuition and Fees $34,000
Room and Board $14,000
Financial Document Not Required
Surprisingly, Virginia tech does not offer too much of scholarships.
Just to clarify, the maximum scholarship is 5000 to 8000 USD per year & is extended for another 3 years.
To apply for scholarships, there is a Scholarship Central.
Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)
- Average GPA 4.03
- 3.75 and Above 80%
- 3.50 – 3.74 16%
- 3.25 – 3.49 4%
- 3.00 – 3.24 0
The average GPA is quite high.
According to our past admission experience, it is very difficult to get admission with lower GPA.
To be precise, if you are an Indian student – then you should be 90% + on your predicted grades.
SAT & ACT Requirement at Virginia Tech
|Exam||Required Units||Scores Due in Admissions Office|
|SAT or ACT||Recommended||March 1|
|SAT Only||1260 – 1380|
|ACT Only||32 – 35|
|SAT Subject Tests Only||Recommended|
|SAT Essay Component||Just to clarify, SAT is accepted with or without essay component|
|ACT Writing||Accepted with or without writing component|
|ACT Writing Test Policy||SAT: Not used|
ACT: Not used
However, the probability of getting admit depends on the course you are applying for.
To clarify, a safe score with strong application and good academics is mentioned above.
If you don’t score well on the SAT then try taking ACT exam, as lot of students do well in the ACT.
Don’t forget to send your SAT and ACT scores well before time as it take more than 14 days for the scores to reach universities.
SAT Codes and ACT codes could be found here : Click Here
Application Dates & Deadlines
- Regular Admission Deadline January 15
- Application Fee $60
- Application Fee Waiver Available
- Regular Admission Notification April
- Accept Offer of Admission May
- Waiting List Used Yes
- Defer Admission Student can defer admission
- Transfer Admission Transfer applications accepted
Application fees waiver of 60 USD is available. If you want a fee waiver then Be In Touch.
Separate application is required for scholarships.
For scholarships, do not wait for the offer letter and apply through Scholarship Central.
Application Through :-
Yale University Acceptance Rate Rankings Deadlines Tuition Cost
- Common Application Not Accepted
- Universal College Application Not accepted
- Electronic Application Available
Be careful, IELTS Score reporting is difficult and takes lot of time.
For instance, Score reporting is time consuming at British Council .
On the other hand, with IDP it is just a click away through there online reporting system.
However, for reporting your score’s through British Council, you need to make a DD and send it across to there Gurugram office.
In conclusion, it is advisable to report your scores on time.
Other Application Requirements
- Interview Not Required
- Essay or Personal Statement Required for some freshmen
- Other Audition, portfolio recommended for some freshmen
- Letters of Recommendation
Meanwhile, if you are keen on applying to US universities then feel free to connect with us: Free Consultation
For instance, our student mentors have studied in this university. As a result, we have latest insights about the admission process.
Therefore, you can also speak to our student ambassador – Be In Touch.
Applications : When To Start
In this section, I am going to discuss few reasons why starting early is the best practice for admissions.
Firstly, our student’s who were keen on getting admit at top universities for Fall 2019, started working with us from January 2018 itself.
As a result, we got enough time to build there profile & created right set of Universities.
Secondly, we started working on essays at a very early stage and were able to bring up a strong application.
Thirdly and most importantly, we were prepared for the application deadlines at an early stage.
Therefore, starting early will give you time to connect with relevant students on LinkedIn.
In other words, it is one of the key steps in the application process.
In conclusion, we hope you have understood the timeline & other important aspects of the applications.