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    Game day at Lane Stadium
    Game day at Lane Stadium
    Cadets pose for a picture
    Gobblerfest 2015 on the Drillfield.
    Students on campus.
    An aerial view of campus

Visit Virginia Tech

Welcome to Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, popularly known as Virginia Tech, the Commonwealth of Virginia’s most comprehensive university and its leading research institution.

Located on 2,600 acres in the town of Blacksburg, Virginia Tech is home to world-class faculty, dynamic collaborations, groundbreaking research, and a friendly community of Hokies committed to service and academic excellence.

Since our founding in 1872 as a public land-grant school, we offer a hands-on, engaging approach to education that prepares scholars to be leaders in their fields and communities. We offer the largest number of degree programs in Virginia. We provide cutting-edge technological leadership and fuel economic growth and job creation locally, regionally, and across the state.

Long dedicated to our motto, Ut Prosim (That I May Serve), we boast a vibrant culture of ideas and activities and a palpable spirit of innovation that truly is contagious.

The information on these pages will guide you in your discovery of the university, opening the doors to our beautiful campus and the surrounding area.

Directions to campus

Virginia Tech and the Visitor and Undergraduate Admissions Center are easily accessible from both major interstates in Southwest Virginia. 


Campus earns high marks

    Aerospace Engineering students Mark Palframan and Chris Kevorkian prepare the unmanned aerial vehicle SPARRO for a test flight.

Virginia Tech is consistently recognized for its value and the quality of its programs, such as being on the best value lists created by both The Princeton Review and Kiplingers. Blacksburg is among the Top 10 Places to Raise a Family.

Contact the Visitor Center

The Visitor and Undergraduate Admissions Center is at 925 Prices Fork Road, Blacksburg, VA 24061. Look for it at the southwest corner of Prices Fork Road and University City Boulevard. Parking passes, maps, and other visit information are available from the contacts below.

Contact Undergraduate Admissions

For information related to open house events, campus tours, or admissions activities, please contact the Office of Undergraduate Admissions.

Contact Graduate Admissions

If you would like to visit the Graduate Life Center and tour campus with a graduate student host, please contact the Graduate School.

Stay in touch

    Virginia Tech's social networks

Stay in touch with Virginia Tech through social media.

Looking for something specific? Find a complete list of the university's social networks here.