Published On: Mon, Feb 27th, 2012

Virginia Tech

Every University ranked on the bases of two types of data first is expert opinions and second is statistical indicators like research output, Faculty, Education quality, and student employability. According to one of international ranking body, ranking of the university depends on the following criteria 1st is quality of education, 2nd is quality of faculty, 3rd is research output and 4th criteria is size of institution. You should also take into consideration the other factors like location of the campus, environment of the departments in which you want to study, courses they offered, and instructions or teaching you are likely to receive.

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University is also known as Virginia Tech (VT) is urban based public institute, founded in 1872, campus size is 2,600 acres, semester based calendar system adapted by the university, tuition fees for the year 2011-2012 are $11,100 for the in-state students and $24,560 for out-of-state students. VT’s Arlington research Center has rich research resources particularly in the field of health sciences. VT’s other lab research assistant Kenneth Wong is developing cell phone which will be beneficial both in disaster relief and battlefield areas. They have over 600 clubs and organizations for the students. VT also provides the housing facility which includes residences halls and dinning centers, you can also choose your roommate, and health care facilities. In terms of financial aid VT provides scholarships, Loans, Grants, graduate assistant-ship and federal work study for cost reduction.Virginia tech is well known for its state of the art computing research.

Application fee is $ 60, and acceptance rate of this university is 67%. Faculty-student ratio is 1:17. Nearly 24.7% classes have less than 20 students, 54.8% have 20-49 students and 20.6% classes have 50 or more students.


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