Virginia Polytechnic Institute

Blacksburg, VA

Virginia Tech says, "The discovery and dissemination of new knowledge are central to its mission. Through its focus on teaching and learning, research and discovery, and outreach and engagement, the university creates, conveys, and applies knowledge to expand personal growth and opportunity, advance social and community development, foster economic competitiveness, and improve the quality of life." [Source]

  • Website:http://www.vt.edu/
  • Undergraduate Enrollment:27,193
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate:63%
  • Tuition & Fees (In State):$13,230 annually
  • Tuition & Fees (Out of State):$31,014 annually

General Education Requirements

  • 1. Composition

    YES
  • 2. Literature

    NO

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    No credit given for Literature because a survey course in literature is an option, but not required, to fulfill the "Ideas, Cultural Traditions, and Values" requirement.

  • 3. Foreign Language

    NO

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    No credit given for Foreign Language because students may fulfill the requirement with elementary-level study.

  • 4. U.S. Government or History

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for U.S. Government or History because a survey course in American government or history is an option, but not required, to fulfill the "Ideas, Cultural Traditions, and Values" and "Society and Human Behavior" requirements.

  • 5. Economics

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Economics because a course in economics is an option, but not required, to fulfill the "Society and Human Behavior" requirement.

  • 6. Mathematics

    NO

    See Note

    No credit given for Mathematics because the "Quantitative and Symbolic Reasoning" requirement may be satisfied by courses with little college-level math content.

  • 7. Science

    YES

Curriculum last evaluated: 06/12/2019

D

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