Virginia Tech is a large, comprehensive university that addresses all aspects of student life. The campus presents a stimulating intellectual environment, an active graduate student community, and numerous opportunities for recreation.
Life in Blacksburg, Virginia
Blacksburg was recently chosen by a major outdoor recreation magazine as one of 10 U.S. dream towns because of the abundance of outdoor activities as well as the town’s character, quality of life, low-cost of living, and high tech jobs.
Virginia Tech offers on-campus housing for graduate students as well as assistance in locating off-campus housing. Several local housing developments maintain specific buildings/complexes reserved for graduate/professional students and for families.
Campus Recreational Facilities
Graduate students enjoy access to a large range of recreational facilities as well as student tickets to see our nationally ranked NCAA sports teams.
Graduate Student Assembly
The campus graduate student assembly provides social activities and funding opportunities, as well as representing students’ interests with the university administration.