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Greater Washington, D.C., metro area

With facilities in Alexandria, Fairfax, Arlington, Falls Church, Leesburg, Manassas, and Middleburg, Virginia Tech's presence in the Greater Washington, D.C. metro area brings pioneering research and top-quality graduate programs to the modern metropolis of Northern Virginia. In the region since 1969, Virginia Tech has a long tradition of creating new knowledge and applying it to the critical problems facing the Washington, D.C. area, the Commonwealth of Virginia, the nation, and the world.

With several locations just around the corner from Washington, D.C., there are endless opportunities for entertainment and family fun. Booming with economic success, Northern Virginia also fosters a rich environment for professional development and outreach.

Quick Facts

  • The Greater Washington, D.C., metro area contains seven colleges and more than 45 graduate degree and certificate programs taught by internationally recognized faculty.
  • Northern Virginia's transportation infrastructure includes the Washington Metro and two major airports, Dulles International Airport and Reagan National Airport.
  • In 2010, the Greater Washington, D.C., metro area reported $10.9 million in sponsored research and the region’s outreach program provided noncredit educational services to 1,681 individuals.
  • According to U.S. News & World Report, the top 10 schools in Virginia are all located in Northern Virginia.

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