As the commonwealth’s most comprehensive university and its leading research institution, Virginia Tech offers 215 undergraduate and graduate degree programs to more than 30,000 students and manages a research portfolio of more than $450 million.
The university fulfills its land-grant mission of transforming knowledge to practice through technological leadership and by fueling economic growth and job creation locally, regionally, and across Virginia. While the primary campus is located in Blacksburg, Va., the university has satellite campuses and research stations throughout Virginia and the world and employs more than 8,000 people.
Virginia Tech's world-class reputation is a result of the dedication and loyalty of more than 8,000 employees who go above and beyond in their daily lives to make the university community and the communities in which they live top-notch in every way. Our employees create a culture of excellence at work and at home and help make Virginia Tech a rigorous academic institution and an employer of choice.
“Virginia Tech is a very family friendly place, so the institution is concerned about child care for families, for single families, for blended families.”
Karen Eley Sanders, associate vice president, Student Success Center
“The university’s commitment to its employees through professional development is second to none. I’ve been able to earn a master’s degree agree and take several leadership and management courses offered by the university at no cost.”
Kimberly R. Avis, Assistant Director, Leasing, Real Estate Management
“From the fairs, the festivals that Virginia Tech hosts to the football games, you see a sense of community here that’s hard to find”
Captain Vince Houston, captain of the Virginia Tech Police Department