Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University

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2019 Default Rate
0.555%
on Student Loans
2018 Enrolled Students
166
100% Full-Time

About

Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University is a higher education institution located in Roanoke city, VA. In 2018, the most popular Professional Doctorate concentrations at Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University were Medicine (40 degrees awarded).

In 2018, 40 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University. 52.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 47.5% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (18 degrees), 1.38 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (13 degrees).

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
0.555%
2019 Default Rate
25
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University was 0.555%, which represents 25 out of the 4501 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Enrollment

Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University had a total enrollment of 166 students in 2018. The full-time enrollment at Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University is 166 students and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University, both undergraduate and graduate, is 55.4% White, 29.5% Asian, 4.82% Hispanic or Latino, 4.22% Black or African American, and 3.61% Two or More Races.

Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Male (31.3%), followed by White Female (24.1%) and Asian Male (16.3%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

100%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University in 2018, both undergraduate and graduate, is 166 students. The full-time enrollment at Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University is 166 and the part-time enrollment is 0. This means that 100% of students enrolled at Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University are enrolled full-time compared with 71.2% at similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2018)
  1. White
    92 enrolled students
  2. Asian
    49 enrolled students
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    8 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University is 55.4% White, 29.5% Asian, 4.82% Hispanic or Latino, 4.22% Black or African American, and 3.61% Two or More Races. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Special Focus Institutions is 42.1% White, 19.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 14.1% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2018, 2 more women than men received degrees from Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University is white (18 degrees awarded). There were 1.38 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (13 degrees).

The most common Professional Doctorate concentration at Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University is Medicine (40 degrees awarded).

In 2018,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Health (40 degrees awarded).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University are Elementary & middle school teachers (2,639,335 people), Other managers (2,238,430 people), Registered nurses (1,850,364 people), Software developers (1,446,628 people), and Accountants & auditors (1,374,574 people).

The most specialized majors at Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University in 2018 are Health (40 degrees awarded) (as of 2018).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University are Surgeons, Diagnostic medical sonographers, Podiatrists, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, and Media and communication workers, all other

The most specialized majors at Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University are Health (40 degrees awarded) (as of 2018).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University are Elementary & secondary schools (5,586,329 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (3,275,256 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (2,452,532 people), Computer Systems Design (2,343,824 people), and Construction (1,303,670 people).

The most specialized majors at Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University are Health (40 degrees awarded) (as of 2018).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University.
Most Common (2018)
40 degrees awarded

In 2018, the most common professional doctorate concentration at Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University was Medicine with 40 degrees awarded.

This visualization illustrates the percentage of degree-majors recipients from professional doctorate programs at Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University according to their major.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

19
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2018
21
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2018

In 2018, 19 degrees were awarded to men at Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University, which is 0.905 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (21).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2018, 19 degrees were awarded to men at Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University in Medicine, which is 0.905 times less than the 21 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2018, 21 degrees were awarded to men at Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University in Medicine, which is 1.11 times more than the 19 male recipients with that same degree.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2018)
  1. White
    18 degrees awarded
  2. Asian
    13 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    3 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University is white (18 degrees awarded). There were 1.38 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian (13 degrees).

7.5% of degree recipients (3 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2018)
  1. White Female
    11 degrees awarded
  2. Asian Female
    7 degrees awarded
  3. White Male
    7 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University is white female (11 degrees awarded). There were 1.57 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, asian female (7 degrees).

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Operations

Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University employs 3 Associate professors, 2 Professors and 1 Assistant professors. Most academics at Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University are Female Associate professor (2), Male Professor (1), and Female Professor (1).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 31 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 7 employees, and Management with 5 employees.

Salary Expenditure

$8.51M
2018 Salaries
13.1%
growth from 2017

In 2018, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University paid a median of $8.51M in salaries, a 13.1% growth from the previous year.

The median for similar Special Focus Institutions is 3.17M (40.8% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$711k
Instructional Salaries
6
Number of Employees

In 2017, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University paid a total of $711k to 6 employees working as instructors, which represents 9.45% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $975k (30.7%) for similar Special Focus Institutions.

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Occupations by Share

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
3 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
31 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University were Associate professor with 3 employees, Professor with 2 employees, and Assistant professor with 1 employees.

In 2018, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 31 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 7 employees, and Management with 5 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2017)
  1. Female Associate professor
  2. Male Professor
  3. Female Professor

In 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University was Female Associate professor with 2 employees, Male Professor with 1 employees, and Female Professor with 1 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University.

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