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Founded in 1872, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University is Virginia's land-grant institution and the largest establishment of higher learning in the state, with more than 20,000 full-time undergraduates and almost 4000 graduate students. Three quarters of students are from Virginia, but every state is represented in the student body. Intercollegiate sports for both men and women are offered. Fraternities and sororities are active. The most popular majors are psychology, mechanical engineering, and marketing. The admission process is highly competitive.

Location: Blacksburg Virginia 24061 Telephone 540-231-600 Fax 540-231-3242

Other Education nearby:
(Bessemer) Bessemer State Technical College
(Blacksburg) Performing Arts Institute of Virginia
(Blacksburg) Renaissance Music Academy
(Blacksburg) Virginia Polytechnic Institute

09/22 Coming to The Blacksburg area
Shenandoah Valley Bach Festival Harrisonburg VA June9-16 The Shenandoah Valley Bach Festival is a week-long summer music festival devoted to promoting an appreciation and understanding of the music of Bach and a featured composer, country, era or people.
Virginia Highlands Festival Abingdon VA August2-11 Showcasing Appalachian arts and crafts.
Appalachian Festival Beckley WV August23-25 The 17th Annual Appalachian Festival is three big days packed with arts, crafts, entertainment, music, food and fun!
Golden Delicious Festival Clay WV August30-September1 The Golden Delicious is the State Fruit of West Virginia. Clay County is the birthplace of the golden delicious. Antique Car Show, Art Auction Baking Contest, 5K Run/Walk, Golf Tournament.