Virginia Tech | VT
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, popularly known as Virginia Tech (VT), is a public land-grant university with a main campus in Blacksburg, Virginia, educational facilities in six regions statewide, and a study-abroad site in Switzerland. The commonwealth's third-largest university and a leading research institution, Virginia Tech offers 240 undergraduate and graduate degree programs to more than 32,000 students and manages a research portfolio of $513 million. The university fulfills its land-grant mission of transforming knowledge to practice through technological leadership and by fueling economic growth and job creation locally, regionally, and across Virginia.
US News & World Report's America's Best Graduate Schools 2015 ranked the College of Engineering 21st among the nation's best engineering schools for graduate studies. Among public universities, the College of Engineering's graduate program which has more than 2,000 students - ranks 10th in the US Virginia Tech's Master of Information Technology degree program and ranks 2nd on US News' Top Online Education list.
Each year, the university receives thousands of awards to conduct research from an ever-expanding base of sponsors. Researchers pursue new discoveries in agriculture, biotechnology, information and communication technology, human health, transportation, energy management (including leadership in fuel-cell technology and power electronics), security, sustainability, and a wide range of other engineering, scientific, social science, and creative fields.
The discovery and dissemination of new knowledge are central to the University's 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.
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