Get to Know Virginia Tech
Get to know Virginia Tech
Founded in 1872, Virginia Tech pushes the boundaries of knowledge by taking a hands-on, transdisciplinary approach to preparing students to be leaders and problem-solvers.
As the Commonwealth of Virginia's most comprehensive university and its leading research institution, Virginia Tech offers about 280 undergraduate and graduate degree programs to more than 34,000 students and manages a research portfolio of more than $531 million. The university fulfills its role as a land-grant institution by fostering a collaborative environment that integrates technology into all disciplines, so that the Virginia Tech community can serve as a force for positive change around the commonwealth, the country, and the world.
Learn more about how we live out our mission:
- Discover our commitment to inclusion and diversity.
- Explore how we approach public service and discover Virginia Cooperative Extension, a dynamic organization that stimulates positive personal and social change leading to more productive lives, families, farms, and forests.
- Get to know university leadership.