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1 © Virginia Tech Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

2 © Virginia Tech About Virginia Tech Founded in 1872 as a land-grant college Comprehensive public university with the largest full-time student population in Virginia Student enrollment of 27,000 (on Blacksburg campus) More than 110 campus buildings 2,600-acre main campus 1,700-acre agriculture research farm Main campus in Blacksburg, Virginia, 430 kilometers south of Washington, DC

3 © Virginia Tech Blacksburg Campus State-of-the-art hotel and conference center Corporate Research Center Commuter airport 1700-acre research farm in Montgomery County

4 © Virginia Tech Other Virginia Tech Locations Campus settings across Virginia Northern Virginia Hampton Roads Southwestern Virginia Richmond Danville Agricultural Research and Extension Centers 107 local extension offices 4-H Centers throughout Virginia

5 © Virginia Tech Other Locations Center for European Studies and Architecture in Switzerland Graduate and Research Center in Washington, D.C., suburbs Hotel Roanoke and Conference Center Marion duPont Scott Equine Medical Center in Leesburg, VA Washington-Alexandria Center of the College of Architecture & Urban Studies

6 © Virginia Tech Mission Serves the Commonwealth of Virginia, the nation, and the international community through: Learning Discovery Engagement Ut Prosim (That I May Serve)

7 © Virginia Tech Students Enrollment Total enrollment on and off campus is over 30,000 78% undergraduate students 22% graduate students Undergraduate Students 17,492 are residents of Virginia 6,198 are nonresidents of Virginia (includes 673 international) Graduate Students Over 6,000 graduate students 4,500 masters; 1140 doctoral; 240 Veterinary Medicine 26% are international and represent 110 countries

8 © Virginia Tech Programs Nine Colleges Agriculture & Life Sciences Architecture & Urban Studies Science Pamplin College of Business Engineering Liberal Arts & Human Sciences Natural Resources Virginia-Maryland Regional College of Veterinary Medicine Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine 200 degree programs, including: More than 70 at the bachelors level 140 at the masters and doctoral level

9 © Virginia Tech Virginia Tech Faculty 1,364 full-time instructional faculty 62.8% tenured 16 to 1 student-faculty ratio

10 © Virginia Tech Virginia Tech Rankings Ranked 27 th among national public universities in U.S. News & World Report's "America's Best Colleges 2009 Among the top 15 schools in the nation in number of patents received Ranked 5 th in the nation in agricultural research by the National Science Foundation College of Engineering undergraduate program is ranked 14 th in the nation. Architecture program is ranked 1 st in North America Pamplin College of Business undergraduate program is ranked 42 nd among the nations undergraduate programs. College of Natural Resources and Environment ranked among the top of its type in the nation.

11 © Virginia Tech International Programs Education Abroad students annually 2.50 countries Five International Centers 1.South Central Europe (Switzerland) 2.Latin America (Chile) 3.Caribbean (Dominican Republic) 4.India 5.Africa (Egypt) Chile

12 © Virginia Tech International Programs Research and Development 1.Global Food Security 2.Environmental Stewardship 3.Information Technology Capacity Building 1.Agriculture, Life Sciences, and Natural Resources 2.Education

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